The Bend North Little League All-Star team is headed to THE Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Bend North captured the Northwest Regional Tournament Championship Saturday afternoon on national television on ESPN by beating Lynwood, Washington, 5-to-1 and punching their ticket to the big Show.
The North All-Stars lost the opening game of Regionals to Lynwood, a team that also beat Bend in the 2014 Regional Final, and faced elimination for 3 straight days beating the Alaska, Montana, Idaho, and State Champions by a combined run total of 33-to-2.
Bend North, the Oregon State Champs are 12-1 in post season play and
Face the Southeast Regional Champion, Goodlettesville of Tennessee, in its World Series opening game on Thursday at 4pm in Williamsport.
All the World Series games are televised nationally on ESPN. The World Series 8-team double elimination Tournament Championship concludes on the 28th.