SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Chula Vista, California came from behind to beat Taoyuan, Taiwan to claim the Little League World Series crown on Sunday.
Bulla Graft’s single scored the go-ahead run in the fourth inning as Chula Vista rallied to defeat Taoyuan 6-3.
Kiko Garcia pitched three-plus scoreless innings of relief to settle down a Chula Vista team that fell behind 3-0 early.
Chula Vista scored a run in the third before surging ahead in the fourth, tying the game on a sacrifice fly and wild pitch before Graft’s single with two outs scored Andy Rios for a 4-3 lead.
Garcia got Yu Chieh Kao to strike out to end the game.
Teams from the United States have won five straight titles.