LLWS: Sunnyside bouncing back; Rio Rico falls in opener - Tucson News Now

LLWS: Sunnyside bouncing back; Rio Rico falls in opener

Posted: Updated:
  • Most ReadMost ReadMore>>

  • CANCELLATIONS: 1 Sunnyside school cancels Wednesday classes

    CANCELLATIONS: 1 Sunnyside school cancels Wednesday classes

    Wednesday, September 17 2014 1:48 AM EDT2014-09-17 05:48:44 GMT
    Its next Farmers' Market will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the hospital at 1601 St. Mary's Road.
    Its next Farmers' Market will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the hospital at 1601 St. Mary's Road.
  • Flash Flood Watch through Thursday; get a breakdown of the threat

    Flash Flood Watch through Thursday; get a breakdown of the threat

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-09-16 20:46:09 GMT
    Source: Jack SumanSource: Jack Suman
    There are some things that are certain with the coming rain. You WILL get rain at some point over the next three days. There WILL be flooding in some areas of Southeast Arizona. There WILL be rain records broken. 
    There are some things that are certain with the coming rain. You WILL get rain at some point over the next three days. There WILL be flooding in some areas of Southeast Arizona. There WILL be rain records broken. 
  • 'One tragedy is one too many;' Tucson and Pima Co. warn about storms

    'One tragedy is one too many;' Tucson and Pima Co. warn about storms

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-09-17 01:02:29 GMT
    The city of Tucson, Pima County, and the National Weather Service held a news conference Tuesday afternoon to let people know what they  could face in the next 24 to 48 hours because of the remnants of Tropical Storm Odile.
    The city of Tucson, Pima County, and the National Weather Service held a news conference Tuesday afternoon to let people know what they  could face in the next 24 to 48 hours because of the remnants of Tropical Storm Odile.
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Two Southern Arizona Little League clubs are competing in World Series competition.

Sunnyside Softball beat Asia Sunday 10-9 to raise their record to 2-1 in pool play at the Little League Softball World Series.

This event is kin to the famed boys World Series held annually in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Arlett Arreola had three hits for Sunnyside while Viviana Orantez drove in three runs. Sunnyside trailed 9-8 heading into the Top of the 5th but scored twice and held on for the win.

Sunnyside has won two straight since opening Pool Play with a loss to Canada. These young ladies will play Robbinsonville, New Jersey on Monday.

A loss eliminates Sunnyside; a win puts them in the Semifinals on Tuesday in a game that will be nationally televised on ESPN2.

On the boys side, Rio Rico opened play at the Juniors World Series with a 3-1 loss to Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

Rio Rico will continue in pool play Tuesday against the East squad from Long Island, New York.

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow