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Chicago beats Pearland, Texas, 6-1 in LLWS
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Chicago's Joshua Houston watches his ground out that drove in a run off Pearland pitcher Walter Maeker III in the first inning inning of an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar - photo by Associated Press

At South Williamsport, Pa.


GREAT LAKES, Chicago; MID-ATLANTIC, Philadelphia; MIDWEST, Rapid City, S.D.; NEW ENGLAND, Cumberland, R.I.; NORTHWEST, Lynnwood, Wash.; SOUTHEAST, Nashville, Tenn.; SOUTHWEST, Pearland, Texas; WEST, Las Vegas


ASIA-PACIFIC, Seoul, South Korea; AUSTRALIA, Perth; CANADA, Vancouver, B.C.; CARIBBEAN, Humacao, Puerto Rico; EUROPE & AFRICA, Brno, Czech Republic; JAPAN, Tokyo; LATIN AMERICA, Maracaibo, Venezuela; MEXICO, Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon

Double Elimination

Thursday, Aug. 14

Seoul 10, Brno 3

Chicago 12, Lynnwood 2, 5 innings

Humacao 16, Perth 3, 4 innings

Las Vegas 12, Rapid City 2

Friday, Aug. 15

Guadalupe 4, Vancouver 3

Philadelphia 4, Nashville 0

Tokyo 1, Maracaibo 0

Pearland 6, Cumberland 4

Saturday, Aug. 16

Perth 10, Brno 1, Brno eliminated

Lynnwood 7, Rapid City 5, Rapid City eliminated

Maracaibo 10, Vancouver 0, 5 innings, Vancouver eliminated

Cumberland 8, Nashville 7, Nashville eliminated

Sunday, Aug. 17

Seoul 8, Humacao 5

Las Vegas 13, Chicago 2, 4 innings

Tokyo 9, Guadalupe 5

Philadelphia 7, Pearland 6

Monday, Aug. 18

Consolation: Rapid City 5, Brno 3

Guadalupe 6, Perth 2, Perth eliminated

Pearland 11, Lynnwood 4, Lynnwood eliminated

Maracaibo 2, Humacao 1, Humacao eliminated

Chicago 8, Cumberland 7, Cumberland eliminated

Tuesday, Aug. 19

Consolation: Nashville 12, Vancouver 9

Guadalupe 11, Maracaibo 1, Maracaibo eliminated

Chicago 6, Pearland 1, Pearland eliminated

Wednesday, Aug. 20

Game 23: Seoul vs. Tokyo, 3 p.m.

Game 24: Las Vegas vs. Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 21

Game 25: Guadalupe vs. Loser G23, 3 p.m.

Game 26: Chicago vs. Loser G24, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 23

International Championship

Game 27: Winner G23 vs. Winner G25, 12:30 p.m.

United States Championship

Game 28: Winner G24 vs. winner G26, 3:30 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 24

At Lamade Stadium

Third Place

Loser G27 vs. Loser G28, 10 a.m.

World Championship

Winner G27 vs. Winner G28, 3 p.m.

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Joshua Houston struck out five in five innings, and Chicago's Jackie Robinson West beat Pearland, Texas, 6-1, in an elimination game in the Little League World Series on Tuesday night.

Chicago will face the loser of Wednesday's game between Las Vegas and Philadelphia on Thursday night. Pearland has been eliminated.

Houston threw 67 pitches and gave up just four hits before Marquis Jackson relieved him in the sixth.

Chicago backed its starter with two three-run innings.

Jackson singled to open the scoring in the first inning, driving in tournament star Pierce Jones, who went 0-for-2 with a walk. A Pearland error and fielder's choice allowed Chicago to score two more runs in the inning

Jackie Robinson West's three-run fourth inning was highlighted by Houston, who drove in two runs with a double to the warning track.

Pearland's lone run was scored on Joshua Gabino's double in the third inning.