Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores loses first game at Little League World Series

Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores Little League Team fell 3-0 to a team from California Friday

By Jamie Edmonds - Reporter
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The entire community is buzzing as they count down to the first pitch of the Little League World Series tomorrow.

Williamsport, PA -     The boys from Grosse Pointe lost their first game at the Little League World Series, 3-0 Friday. 

    It was a pitchers duel between Grosse Pointe Woods Shores Chad Lorkowski and California's Grant Holman.

    Lorkowski is 6-3 and 219 pounds, Holman is 6-foot-4, 166-pounds.

    Holman threw a no-hitter. He struck out 13 in seven innings, throwing the first extra-inning no-hitter in the LLWS since 1979

    Lorkowski threw one-hit ball through six innings and had 12 strikeouts, but exhausted his 85-pitch allotment.

    Patrick Archer had a two-run single in the top of the seventh for the California team.
 
   Chula Vista broke through against Grosse Pointe reliever Antonio Moceri in the seventh, with Micah Pietila-Wiggs driving in the third run with the fourth hit of the inning. 

   Grosse Pointe will play in an elimination game Saturday at 8 PM against an opponent TBD.

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