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Ortiz's double in sixth leads Mexico past Curacao

Updated: August 19, 2006, 9:57 PM ET
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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Jose Ortiz came up big in a pressure situation.

Ortiz delivered a two-run, ground-rule double with one out in the bottom of the sixth inning, lifting Mexico to a 3-2 victory over Curacao in a Pool D contest at the Little League World Series.

With Willemstad, Curacao (0-1) clinging to a 2-1 lead, Julio Vargas led off the sixth with a single. Mirangelo Muller relieved Sherman Lacus and walked Josue Barron before uncorking a wild pitch, putting runners on second ...

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