Idaho burst out to a 5-0 lead in the bottom of the second inning and held on to defeat North Bothell, 5-2, in the second round of the Little League Baseball Northwest Regionals on Monday morning in San Bernardino, California.
The Washington representative (1-1) will play in an elimination game against Alaska at 7 p.m. Tuesday in an ESPN+-livestreamed game.
For North Bothell, Blake Skinner had two doubles and scored one run; Cayden Christopherson doubled and scored a run; Dominic Wilson had an RBI single; and Kody Moyer had an RBI.
After Idaho scored five runs in the second, North Bothell tallied runs in the fourth and fifth innings.
“Our boys are having a great time here in San Bernardino. We’ve had a lot of fun and worked hard the last few days. We came up a bit short in a tough loss against Idaho today. We look forward to getting back out there tomorrow to compete and continue this run,” said manager Danny Keim.