Lufkin’s Thundering 13 Rebound in Little League US Championship Game
Lufkin's Thundering 13 rebounded from their loss to North Carolina with a thrashing of the New England region last night, 14-4.
Lufkin scored eight runs in the first inning highlighted by Collin Ross' three run home run.
In all, Lufkin had 13 hits.
The game was called at the end of the fifth inning. With the win, Lufkin moves on to the US Championship game. It will be a rematch against the North Carolina team which gave Lufkin it's first loss Wednesday. Check out the video below for the whole game;
You can watch the next game Saturday at 2:30 pm on KLTV.
If Lufkin wins, they will play the winner of the international championship between Mexico and Japan for a chance to be the Little League World Series Champion.
Lufkin native, and San Francisco Giants first baseman, Brandon Belt has been showing his support.
Governor Greg Abbott has shown his support.
As did Texas music favorite, and avid baseball fan, Aaron Watson.
All of East Texas is proud of you boys. You are playing your hearts out and are being a great representative for East Texas.
Here's part the game in that pitcher's duel