BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Female pitcher Mo’Ne Davis led her team into the Little League World Series, throwing a three-hitter Sunday to lead Taney Youth Baseball Association Little League of Philadelphia to an 8-0 victory over a squad from Delaware.
Mo’Ne struck out six in the six-inning game in the Mid-Atlantic Regional championship game.
The 13-year-old will become only the 17th girl to play in the Little League World Series in 68 years. It starts Thursday in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
It was her second win over Delaware-Newark National Little League in the regional. She struck out 10 in the previous victory.