Staten Island wins opener in rout
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Nick Pucciarelli knocked in four runs with a homer and a two-run triple, Angelo Navetta struck out nine in five-plus innings, and Staten Island, N.Y., beat Mercer Island, Wash., 10-2 on Friday in the opening game of the Little League World Series.
James Morisano broke a scoreless tie in the third with a run-scoring single before Pucciarelli followed with a homer to right field for a 3-0 lead.
New York (1-0) added four more runs in the fourth, keyed by Pucciarelli's ...
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2009 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES
The Little League World Series returns to Williamsport for the 63rd straight year, with 16 teams playing for the title. Follow the action on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN360.com as well as ESPN.com. Complete schedules/results