The West Flagstaff Little League Majors made quick work of White Mountain, taking a 15-1 mercy-rule win in four innings.

The win puts WFLL in the District 1 title game as they await the winner of White Mountain and Silver Creek.

WFLL recorded 14 hits as a squad, as all but two players were able to get hits. On the other side, WFLL held White Mountain to two hits as a team while striking out 10 batters with its trio of pitchers that saw time on the mound. 


The Continental Little League 10-12 All-Stars were knocked out of the District 1 Majors tournament following a 4-2 loss to Silver Creek Friday in Blue Ridge.

Silver Creek answered a one-run top half of the second inning by Continental with a pair of runs to take an early 2-1 lead. Silver Creek scored another in the third to make it a two-run lead at 3-1.

Continental entered the bottom of the fifth down one run at 3-2 to Silver Creek after a score in the top of the fourth. Continental then allowed one run in the home half of the inning to give Silver Creek the 4-2 advantage.

Silver Creek then held off Continental in the top half of the sixth to seal the win.

As a team, Continental had six hits while allowing seven to Silver Creek.

CLL 9/11s

Continental Little League used a massive chain of innings to close out a 14-6 win over hosting Show Low to clinch its spot in the title round on Friday night.

CLL scored four runs in the third, four runs in the fourth, five in the fifth en route to the win in Show Low.

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As a team, CLL had 14 hits including three or more from three batters. Between its trio of pitchers, CLL was able to strike out 11 Show Low batters in the win.

CLL advances to the title round, potentially setting up an in-town rivalry match up with West Flagstaff Little League -- who needs to beat Show Low to advance to the championship round.

WFLL 9/11s

The West Flagstaff 9-11 All-Stars routed Round Valley 15-1 for an early win Friday afternoon in Show Low in the District 1 tourney.

WFLL scored seven runs in both the second and the fourth innings in the dominant win. Will Carpenter led WFLL with four hits while Chase Brown added in three hits and three RBIs.

As a team, WFLL had 19 total hits against Round Valley while allowing only one. Carpenter, Caleb Begay and Luke Holt combined on the mound to strike out 10 batters and only allowed one hit and zero walks.

West Flagstaff advances to face Show Low in the loser's bracket finals today at 6 p.m. before possibly getting a chance to face Continental in the finals on Monday.

WFLL 8/10s

The West Flagstaff 8-10 All-Star team clinched its spot in the 8-10s District 1 finals with a 20-9 win over Round Valley Friday night in Payson.

As a team, WFLL had 18 hits as six batters registered two or more on the afternoon. An 11-run second inning sparked WFLL in the winning effort before a four-run fifth inning ended the game early via mercy rule.

WFLL held Round Valley to nine hits while striking out eight batters.

WFLL will wait until Monday to try and punch its ticket to state.

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