Mexico's 11-1 win eliminates Taiwan from Little League WS
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) Catcher Raul Leon drove in five runs with a homer and a single, and Mexico eliminated Taipei, Taiwan with an 11-1 victory on Tuesday at the Little League World Series.
Mexico will face Japan or Venezuela, which are both unbeaten and play on Wednesday.
Leon drove in only one run during Mexicali's first three games. He homered in the first inning for a 3-0 lead, spreading his arms in celebration as he rounded the bases.
In the second inning, he came up with the bases loaded and singled sharply to center field for two more runs during a four-run rally.
Mexicali second baseman Andres Villa made the highlight reels when he scooped a grounder with his glove to the shortstop to start a double play in the second inning.
Villa hit a two-run homer in the fifth, and Ernesto Rios followed with a solo shot to end it.