SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Zane Denton hit a grand slam to lead Nashville to a 10-0 win over Newark, Del., in an elimination game at the Little League World Series on Monday.
Knox Preston ended the game with a two-run homer to center field in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Southeast champions (2-1) broke open the game with a six-run second to stay in contention in the U.S. side of the loser’s bracket.
Nashville has combined for 20 runs in its past two games, following a 10-2 win over Corpus Christi, Texas.
Delaware (1-2) threatened with the bases loaded in the third before Joseph Davis struck out looking. Justin Courter had the lone hit, a single, for the Mid-Atlantic champions.
After opening the tournament with a 6-3 win over Iowa, Delaware dropped a 15-3 decision to California.