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Oregon holds on for wild win vs. Illinois, advances

Updated: August 24, 2006, 2:20 AM ET
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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Only in Little League could a team score four runs, pitch a no-hitter, and barely escape with a victory.

But that's just what the team from Beaverton, Ore., did in a wild 4-3 win over Lemont, Ill., in the U.S. semifinals at the Little League World Series on Wednesday.

Derek Keller and Devon DeJardin combined for the no-hitter and DeJardin also knocked in the go-ahead run with a squeeze bunt in the top of the sixth for Beaverton, which advances ...

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