August 25, 2015

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) Devrin Weathers pitched into the fifth inning and hit a two-run homer on Tuesday, leading Webb City, Missouri to an 18-6 victory over Canada in a consolation game at the Little League World Series.

Webb City completed its first victory with a nine-run sixth inning. Cole Gayman had a two-run double, and Jaystin Smith hit a two-run homer.

Weathers gave up four runs and three hits in 4 1/3 innings, striking out six.

Webb City went ahead to stay with five runs in the third on only two hits - Cale McCallister's RBI single and Gayman's run-scoring double. Webb City took advantage of an error, three walks and five wild pitches.

Webb City showed a little defense, too, pulling off a slick double play in the second inning. Second baseman Mekhi Garrard had a nice pivot to complete the play.

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