Peachtree City advances in Little League World Series

Peachtree City advances in Little League World Series 

Peachtree City advanced in the Little League World Series Wednesday in South Williamsport, Pa.

Peachtree City, the Southeast champion, beat Michigan 4-3. Michigan is the Great Lakes champ.

Peachtree City started fast with two runs in the first on a Jack Ryan hit. Michigan tied the game in the second but the Georgians added two runs in the bottom of the inning too to take a 4-2 lead.

Michigan closed within a run by scoring once in the third.

But Peachtree City starter Jansen Kenty kept the Great Lakes squad scoreless the rest of the way. Kenty pitched a complete game, striking out nine in six innings.

Wills Maginnis had two hits for the winners

Peachtree City advances to Thursday’s 7 p.m. game against the Mid-Atlantic champs from Staten Island, N.Y. The game will be televised on ESPN.

The winner advances to the U.S. championship game Saturday (3:30 p.m., WSB-TV Channel 2 Action News) against the West Region’s team from Hawaii.

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