Pennsylvania beats Texas 3-2 in Little League World Series, advances to finals

Lewisberry, Pa.'s Cole Wagner (22) runs home during the U.S. championship baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Chayton Krauss hit an RBI single to right field to give Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, a 3-2 victory over Pearland, Texas, on Saturday for a berth in the Little League World Series championship game in front of a record crowd of almost 46,000 fans.

Krauss drove in Braden Kolmansberger, who had walked and moved to third on Jaden Henline's one-out single.

Cole Wagner struck out 11 over 5 2-3 innings and hit a home run from the undefeated Red Land Little League team, which draws from Lewisberry and several other towns that are just a two-hour drive from Williamsport.

Fans began arriving at the stadium at 6 a.m. to get seats for the 3:30 p.m. start.

Lewisberry will play undefeated Tokyo for the World Series championship Sunday on ABC7.

Tokyo beat Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 1-0 in seven innings earlier Saturday for the international title.
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