Chicago Little League team going to World Series, first time in 31 years
For the first time in 31 years, Chicago has a team in the Little League World Series.
Jackie Robinson West came from behind to defeat Indiana, 12-7, wining the Great Lakes Region title.
After being down 5-0, and then 7-3, West’s Trey Hondras ignited a big inning with an opposite field home run.
Next, Cameron Buford, also homered to the opposite field.
It was a grand slam and 7-run inning that propelled the team to victory.
The team now heads to Williamsport, Pennsylvania for their next game.