District 3/Georgetown rolls to 2-0 in World Series pool play

District 3/Georgetown’s Sierra Livingston slides safely into second base as Southwest shortstop Shelby Mason waits for a throw,

ROXANA – Two days, two victories.

Host Delaware District 3/Georgetown rolled past Southwest 11-1 in five innings Tuesday night to improve to 2-0 in pool play in the Little League Senior Softball World Series.

District 3/Georgetown pinch-runner Kaylah Bridell is forced out at second as Jensen Grimillion throws to first.

On deck for District 3 is a 12:30 p.m. date with Puerto Rico/Latin America Wednesday afternoon. Latin America was blanked in its tournament opener Tuesday, 7-0 at the hands of Asia-Pacific, which shut out the East 5-0 in its second game Tuesday at the Lower Sussex Little League complex.

Winning Georgetown pitcher Taylor Wroten tossed a two-hitter while Ryleigh Elliott collected three hits, scored twice and drove in a run in District 3’s big win.

The Georgetown squad erupted for four runs in the second inning and never looked back. Sierra Livingston, Madison Parker, Jordyn Difava, Kara Powell, Elliott and Corrin Farris all had hits as the tournament host team grabbed a 4-0 lead.

Wroten finished with three hits and Farris, Parker and Kylie Kruger each had two hits.

Tuesday’s Scoreboard

Canada 11, West 0

Southeast 3, Central 0

Asia-Pacific 7, Latin America 0

Europe-Africa 7, Southeast 0

Asia/Pacific 5, East 0

District 3/Georgetown 11, Southwest 1, 5 innings

Wednesday’s Games

Canada vs. Central, 10:30 a.m.

Europe-Africa vs. West, 10:30 p.m.

District 3/Georgetown vs. Latin America, 12:30 p.m.

Southwest vs. Asia-Pacific, 12:30 p.m.

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