Middletown Little League History

Once upon a time ...

The Catholic War Veterans swept the Elks by scores of 12-5 and 16-14 to win the city title.

Game One at Snow. Brian Biegen pitched a one hit, 13 strikeout game to give CWV their 12-5 win. Biegen hit two triples and drove in two runs. CWV scored four runs in the second featuring a two run double by Scott Walsh. CWV then added five runs in the fourth on six hits. Geoff Plummer and Biegen had back to back triples. Scott Walsh,Jeff Walsh, and Brian Biegen each had two hits. Jon Timek had the Elks hit.

Game Two was played the next afternoon at Hubbard Park. CWV held an early 6-2 lead. In the bottom of the second the Elks scored seven times for a 9-4 lead. Steve Pisano had a two run single. In the top of third CWV came up with an eight run outburst to take a 12-9 lead. The key hit a bases loaded triple by Geoff Plummer. After four complete CWV held a 15-14 lead. Geoff Plummer in relief of Shaun Robinson picked up the win. In the final two and two third innings Plummer allowed only one hit and struck out six. Eric Henriquez had two hits for CWV. Steve Pisano and Cmllen Guilmartin each had two hits for the Elks.

Long Beach Little League of Long Beach, California becomes the first U.S. team in history to win consecutive Little League Baseball World series Championships with a sixth inning 3-2 win over David, Chiquiri, Panama.

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