2014 Little League World Series qualification

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2014 Little League World Series qualification
United States
Great Lakes Winner Indiana New Albany, Indiana
Mid-Atlantic Winner Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Midwest Winner South Dakota Rapid City, South Dakota
New England Winner Rhode Island Cumberland, Rhode Island
Northwest Winner Washington (state) Lynnwood, Washington
Southeast Winner Tennessee Nashville, Tennessee
Southwest Winner Texas Pearland, Texas
West Winner Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada
International
Asia-Pacific and Middle East Winner South Korea Seoul, South Korea
Australia Winner Australia Perth, Western Australia
Canada Winner Canada Vancouver, British Columbia
Caribbean Winner Puerto Rico Humacao, Puerto Rico
Europe and Africa Winner Czech Republic Brno, Czech Republic
Japan Winner Japan Tokyo
Latin America Winner Venezuela Maracaibo, Venezuela
Mexico Winner Mexico Guadalupe, Nuevo León
Tournaments
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Qualification for the 2014 Little League World Series took place in eight United States regions and eight international regions from June through August 10, 2014.[1]

United States[edit]

Great Lakes[edit]

The tournament took place in Indianapolis, Indiana from August 2–9.[1]

State City LL Organization Record
 Illinois Chicago Jackie Robinson West 0-4*
 Indiana New Albany New Albany 3–1
 Wisconsin Burlington Burlington 2–2
 Ohio Canfield Canfield 2–2
 Michigan Midland Midland Northeast 1–3
 Kentucky Bowling Green Warren County Southern 0–4
Semi-finals Final
August 7 – Lawrence, IN (F/4)
 4  Ohio 6  
 1  Illinois 0*  
 
August 9 – Indianapolis
     1  Illinois 0*
   2  Indiana 6
August 7 – Indianapolis (F/4)
 3  Wisconsin 4
 2  Indiana 14  

*On February 15, 2015, Jackie Robinson West Little League was forced to forfeit all its matches due to rules violations for fielding ineligible players - they are officially recorded as 6-0 victories for the opposing team. The Great Lakes Championship was retroactively awarded to the Indiana representative New Albany Little League.

Mid-Atlantic[edit]

The tournament took place in Bristol, Connecticut from August 1–10.[1]

State City LL Organization Record
 New Jersey Toms River Toms River 4–0
 Pennsylvania Philadelphia Taney Youth Baseball Association 3–1
 New York Colonie Colonie 2–2
 Delaware Newark Newark National 2–2
 Maryland Salisbury West Salisbury 1–3
 Washington, D.C. Northwest Washington 0–4
Semi-finals Final
August 8 – Bristol
 4  Delaware 4  
 1  New Jersey 3  
 
August 10 – Bristol
     4  Delaware 0
   2  Pennsylvania 8
August 8 – Bristol
 3  New York 5
 2  Pennsylvania 6  

Midwest[edit]

The tournament took place in Indianapolis, Indiana from August 1–8.[1]

Note: North Dakota and South Dakota are organized into a single Little League district.

State City LL Organization Record
 Minnesota Plymouth/New Hope Plymouth/New Hope 4–0
 South Dakota Rapid City Canyon Lake 4–0
 Missouri Joplin Joplin South 1–3
 Nebraska Kearney Kearney 1–3
 Iowa Sioux City Headid 1–3
 Kansas Frontenac Frontenac 1–3
Semi-finals Final
August 6 – Indianapolis
 4  Nebraska 11  
 1  Minnesota 7  
 
August 8 – Indianapolis (F/4)
     4  Nebraska 4
   2  South Dakota 15
August 6 – Indianapolis
 3  Missouri 3
 2  South Dakota 7  

New England[edit]

The tournament took place in Bristol, Connecticut from August 1–9.[1]

State City LL Organization Record
 Connecticut Fairfield Fairfield American 3–1
 Rhode Island Cumberland Cumberland American 3–1
 Maine Falmouth Falmouth 2–2
 Massachusetts Barnstable Barnstable 2–2
 New Hampshire Goffstown Goffstown 1–3
 Vermont Williston Williston 1–3
Semi-finals Final
August 7 – Bristol
 4  Massachusetts 0  
 1  Connecticut 9  
 
August 9 – Bristol
     1  Connecticut 6
   2  Rhode Island 10
August 7 – Bristol (F/8)
 3  Maine 4
 2  Rhode Island 13  

Northwest[edit]

The tournament took place in San Bernardino, California from August 1–9.[1]

State City LL Organization Record
 Washington Lynnwood Pacific 4–0
 Oregon Bend Bend North 3–1
 Alaska Eagle River Knik 3–1
 Montana Billings Boulder Arrowhead 1–3
 Idaho Lewiston Lewiston 1–3
 Wyoming Cody Cody 0–4
Semi-finals Final
August 7 – San Bernardino
 4  Montana 3  
 1  Washington 10  
 
August 9 – San Bernardino
     1  Washington 6
   2  Oregon 3
August 7 – San Bernardino
 3  Alaska 6
 2  Oregon 7  

Southeast[edit]

The tournament took place in Warner Robins, Georgia from August 2–8.[1]

  • a Peachtree City National Little League of Peachtree City, Georgia won the Georgia state tournament by defeating Columbus Northern. However, Peachtree City was stripped of their title by virtue of having twelve players on the team whose league age was 12-years old. Little League regulations state that the maximum number for a team is eight.[2]
Semi-finals Final
August 6 – Warner Robins (F/4)
 2B  Tennessee 13  
 1A  Florida 1  
 
August 8 – Warner Robins
     2B  Tennessee 9
   1B  Virginia 4
August 6 – Warner Robins
 2A  Georgia 7
 1B  Virginia 8  

Southwest[edit]

The tournament took place in Waco, Texas from August 1–6.[1]

Semi-finals Final
August 5 – Waco (F/7)
 2B  Louisiana 10  
 1A  New Mexico 9  
 
August 6 – Waco
     2B  Louisiana 3
   1B  Texas East 7
August 5 – Waco
 2A  Mississippi 6
 1B  Texas East 12  

West[edit]

The tournament took place in San Bernardino, California from August 1–9.[1]

State City LL Organization Record
 Hawaii Honolulu Honolulu 4–0
 Nevada Las Vegas Mountain Ridge 4–0
California Southern California Encinitas Encinitas 2–2
California Northern California Pacifica Pacifica American 1–3
 Arizona Chandler Chandler National 1–3
 Utah St. George Dixie youth baseball 0–4
Semi-finals Final
August 8 – San Bernardino
 4 California Northern California 1  
 1  Hawaii 0  
 
August 9 – San Bernardino
     4 California Northern California 2
   2  Nevada 11
August 8 – San Bernardino
 3 California Southern California 1
 2  Nevada 5  

International[edit]

Asia-Pacific and Middle East[edit]

The tournament took place in Clark, Philippines from June 29–July 5.[1]

Semi-finals Final
July 4 – Philippines
 2B  Philippines 9  
 1A  Hong Kong 10  
 
July 5 – Philippines
     1A  Hong Kong 0
   1B  South Korea 11
July 4 – Philippines
 2A  Chinese Taipei 2
 1B  South Korea 9  

1 Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, due to complicated relations with People's Republic of China, is recognized by the name Chinese Taipei by majority of international organizations including Little League Baseball (LLB). For more information, please see Cross-Strait relations.

Australia[edit]

The tournament took place in Gold Coast, Queensland on June 4–9.[1] The top two teams in each pool advance to the elimination round, where they are seeded one through eight based on overall record. The "runs against ratio" (RAR) is used as the tiebreaker. It is calculated by the number of runs scored against a team, divided by the number of defensive innings the team played.

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
June 7 – Gold Coast        
 Western Australia Swan Hills  7
June 8 – Gold Coast (F/7)
 New South Wales MacArthur  5  
 Western Australia Swan Hills  6
June 7 – Gold Coast
     New South Wales Manly  7  
 New South Wales Manly  6
June 9 – Gold Coast (F/7)
 Queensland Brisbane Metro  0  
 New South Wales Manly  2
June 7 – Gold Coast    
   Western Australia Perth Metro North  3
 Western Australia Perth Metro Central  4
June 8 – Gold Coast
 Western Australia Perth Metro East  2  
 Western Australia Perth Metro Central  3
June 7 – Gold Coast
     Western Australia Perth Metro North  4  
 Western Australia Perth Metro North  4
 New South Wales Cronulla North  2  
 

Canada[edit]

The tournament took place in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec from August 1–10.[1]

Province City LL Organization Record
 Ontario Toronto High Park 6–0
 British Columbia Vancouver South Vancouver 4–2
 Alberta Lethbridge Lethbridge Southwest 4–2
 Quebec Montreal Notre-Dame-de-Grace 4–2
 Saskatchewan (Prairie Provinces) Regina North Regina 2–4
 New Brunswick (Atlantic Provinces) Lancaster Lancaster 1–5
 Quebec (Host) Salaberry-de-Valleyfield Valleyfield 0–6
Semi-finals Final
August 9 – Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
 4  Quebec 6  
 1  Ontario 7  
 
August 10 – Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
     1  Ontario 1
   2  British Columbia 4
August 9 – Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
 3  Alberta 0
 2  British Columbia 2  

Caribbean[edit]

The tournament took place in Freeport, Bahamas from July 19–25.[1]

Semi-finals Final
July 24 – Freeport
 2B  Curaçao 6  
 1A  Virgin Islands 7  
 
July 25 – Freeport
     1A  Virgin Islands 3
   2A  Puerto Rico 14
July 24 – Freeport
 2A  Puerto Rico 6
 1B  Bahamas 4  

Europe & Africa[edit]

The tournament took place in Kutno, Poland on July 14–21.[1][3]

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Final
                           
        C1 Czech Republic Czech Republic 12  
  A2 Netherlands Netherlands 6     A2 Netherlands Netherlands 3    
  B2 United Kingdom United Kingdom 2         C1 Czech Republic Czech Republic 11
      B1 Spain Spain 6
        B1 Spain Spain 4    
  C2 Belgium Belgium 2     A1 Italy Italy 1  
  A1 Italy Italy 12  

Japan[edit]

The first two rounds of the tournament were held on June 28, and the remaining two rounds were played on July 5. All games are played in Tokyo.[1]

Participating teams Prefecture City LL Organization
Chūgoku Champions  Hiroshima Hiroshima Hiroshima Aki
Higashikanto Champions  Ibaraki Ushiku Ushiku
Hokkaido Champions  Hokkaido Asahikawa Asahikawa Chuo
Kanagawa Champions  Kanagawa Hiratsuka Hiratsuka
Kansai Champions  Osaka Toyonaka Toyonaka
Kansai Runner-Up  Osaka Ibaraki Osaka Ibaraki
Kitakanto Champions  Saitama Ageo Ageo Nishi
Kyushu Champions  Nagasaki Nagasaki Nagasaki Kita
Shikoku Champions  Ehime Iyo District Ehime Konan
Shin'etsu Champions  Niigata Niigata Niigata Minami
Tōhoku Champions  Fukushima Shirakawa Shirakawa
Tōhoku Runner-Up  Miyagi Miyagi District Miyagi Rifu
Tōkai Champions  Aichi Handa Chita
Tōkai Runner-Up  Shizuoka Hamamatsu Hamamatsu Minami
Tokyo Champions  Tokyo Tokyo Tokyo Kitasuna
Tokyo Runner-Up  Tokyo Tokyo Musashi Fuchu
Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
June 28 – Tokyo            
 Tokyo Tokyo Kitasuna  2
June 28 – Tokyo[4]
 Niigata Prefecture Niigata Minami  1  
 Tokyo Tokyo Kitasuna  2
June 28 – Tokyo
   Miyagi Prefecture Miyagi Rifu  1  
 Saitama Prefecture Ageo Nishi  6
July 5 – Tokyo
 Miyagi Prefecture Miyagi Rifu  7  
 Osaka Prefecture Osaka Ibaraki  2
June 28 – Tokyo
   Tokyo Tokyo Kitasuna (F/4)  12  
 Ehime Prefecture Ehime Konan  2
June 28 – Tokyo
 Osaka Prefecture Osaka Ibaraki  14  
 Osaka Prefecture Osaka Ibaraki  9
June 28 – Tokyo
   Ibaraki Prefecture Ushiku  8  
 Ibaraki Prefecture Ushiku  1
July 5 – Tokyo
 Aichi Prefecture Chita  0  
 Tokyo Tokyo Kitasuna (F/4)  12
June 28 – Tokyo
   Osaka Prefecture Toyonaka  0
 Fukushima Prefecture Shirakawa  21
June 28 – Tokyo[4]
 Nagasaki Prefecture Nagasaki Kita  5  
 Fukushima Prefecture Shirakawa  3
June 28 – Tokyo
   Tokyo Musashi Fuchu  4  
 Kanagawa Prefecture Hiratsuka  0
July 5 – Tokyo
 Tokyo Musashi Fuchu (F/4)  10  
 Tokyo Musashi Fuchu  4
June 28 – Tokyo
   Osaka Prefecture Toyonaka (F/8)  5  
 Shizuoka Prefecture Hamamatsu Minami  4
June 28 – Tokyo
 Hiroshima Prefecture Hiroshima Aki  5  
 Hiroshima Prefecture Hiroshima Aki  2
June 28 – Tokyo
   Osaka Prefecture Toyonaka  4  
 Osaka Prefecture Toyonaka  3
 Hokkaido Asahikawa Chuo  0  

Latin America[edit]

The tournament took place in Managua, Nicaragua from June 22–29.[1]

Semi-finals Final
June 28 – Managua
 2B  Panama 5  
 1A  Nicaragua 0  
 
June 29 – Managua
     2B  Panama 5
   1B  Venezuela 8
June 28 – Managua
 2A  Colombia 2
 1B  Venezuela 4  

Mexico[edit]

The tournament took place in Monterrey, Nuevo León during July 5–11.[1]

Semi-finals Final
July 10 – Monterrey
 2B Baja California Municipal De Tijuana 7  
 1A Baja California Félix Arce 11  
 
July 11 – Monterrey
     1A Baja California Félix Arce 6
   1B Nuevo León Linda Vista 12
July 10 – Monterrey
 2A Chihuahua (state) El Granjero 2
 1B Nuevo León Linda Vista 9  

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Little League Baseball World Series Results". Littleleague.org. Little League. Retrieved July 7, 2014. 
  2. ^ Paluska, Mike (August 4, 2014). "Metro Atlanta Little League team stripped of state championship". cbs46.com. WGCL-TV Atlanta. Retrieved August 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ "2014 Little League Baseball Europe & Africa Regional Tournament" (PDF). https://www.eteamz.com/llbeurope. Little League Baseball Europe. Retrieved 13 July 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  4. ^ a b Resumed on July 4 due to rain.