Little League World Series 2009: Chula Vista Named Champions
Chula Vista has won the 2009 Little League World Series. The team representing the Western US defeated Chinese-Taipei 6-3. The team dominated the 2009 Little Leauge World Series tournament scoring 61 runs in six games. The team also racked up a record 19 home runs during the tournament.
Chinese-Taipei appeared as if they were going to dominate the 2009 Little League World Championship game after getting out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the third inning. But Chula Vista responded by scoring a run in the bottom of the third and another three runs in the bottom of the fourth.
The team was led by Andy Rios, who had three hits and scored two runs. Rios also set up a key double play that helped preserve a one-run lead. Chula Vista managed to add two more runs in the bottom of the fifth inning.
Chula Vista put on one of the most dominating performances in the history of the Little League World Series. The team from Chula Vista scored 61 runs in six games and had 19 home runs in total. Four Chula Vista players had three or more home runs during the 2009 Little League World Series.