LIVERMORE, Calif. - Khaku Dudoit powered Central East Maui Little League at the plate and on the mound, in a 5-1 victory over West Seoul Little League in the Intermediate 50/70 Baseball World Series Championship Game.
Dudoit reached base twice for the West Region representatives,highlighted by a first-inning double. He was also sharp on the hill, allowing Asia-Pacific just two hits and no earned runs, while walking two and striking out five in two-plus innings of work.
Central East Maui Little League scored three runs in the first inning, keyed by an RBI double off of the bat of Tiger Caulford.
The West Region champs tacked on two runs in the sixth, as Isaiah Souza scored Dudoit with a two-base hit. Reyn Okita then doubled, scoring Souza.
The Asia-Pacific Region winners were led by Kyumin Kim, who went 2-for-3 at the plate, drove in a run and scored a run. He homered in the fourth inning and singled in the seventh inning.
Despite the loss, Kim also pitched well, racking up eight strikeouts, and surrendering just two earned runs, two hits and two walks over 5 2/3 innings.
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