Venezuela shuts out South Korea, 2-0, to advance to Intl Championship Game

dated August 3, 2017

Max Baer Park, Livermore CA
by Todd Reddick

Omar Hernandez would not allow his team from Cacique Mara Little League from Maracaibo, Venezuela be eliminated.

Omar held powerful West Seoul Little League from Seoul, South Korea to no runs, 5 hits and no walks in 6 2/3 innings, while striking out 7.

Venezuela scored both their runs on back-to-back RBIs in the 4th inning, courtesy of a Jackson Choirio single followed by a double from Newremberg Rondon.

For South Korea, Min-Jae Lee and Yun-Jae Yu both had two hits.

Pictured are Jackson Chourio, Manager Jackson Chourio, and Omar Hernandez.

Latin America’s next game will be Saturday August 5th at 1pm PST in the International Championship game.