Pearland beats Cumberland 6-4 in LLWS

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) Matthew Adams stuck out seven in 4 2-3 innings to help Pearland, Texas, beat Cumberland, Rhode Island, 6-4 on Friday night in the Little League World Series.

Landon Donley earned a save in the opener for both teams, allowing a run on a fielder's choice before getting Addison Kopack to fly out to deep right center.

Michael Groover had a two-run single for Pearland in the top of the sixth.

Pearland catcher Joshua Gabino left in the bottom of the first with an injured left hand.

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