Grandville Girls Softball (the U.S. Central champion) is now 1-1 at the Little League World Series after losing Game 2 of pool play to Southeast, 6 - 0 in 8 innings.

Grandville was able to get runners into scoring position a couple of times late in the game, but was not able to score. Taylor Walton pitched all 8 innings for Southeast, striking out 8 along the way.

Grandville beat Makati City Philippines, the Asia-Pacific representative, in their first game 14 - 5.

Current Pool B standings:

  • St. George, Utah (West): 2 – 0
  • Salisbury, NC (Southeast): 2 – 0
  • Grandville (Central): 1 – 1
  • Victoria, BC Canada: 0 – 2
  • Makati City Philippines: 0 – 2

The top four teams after the completion of pool play will advance to the quarterfinals to take on the top four from Pool A. The quarterfinals are on Monday.

Grandville’s remaining pool play schedule:

  • Saturday: vs. West at 10:30PM EST
  • Sunday: vs. Canada at 4PM EST