Coeur d'Alene little league team advances to Little League World Series

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - The Coeur d'Alene Little League baseball team will move onto Williamsport, Pa., for the Little League World Series following their 2-0 win over Montana (Boulder Arrowhead).

The Coeur d'Alene team went 3-1 in the Northwest regional to claim the regional championship.

After defeating Wyoming (Gillette) 13-1 on Monday, Coeur d'Alene fell to Montana 5-2 on Thursday. Facing single-elimination following the Montana loss, CDA defeated Oregon (Murrayhill) 8-2 Friday and ultimately got revenge on Montana Saturday in a rematch of Thursday's game.

Coeur d'Alene becomes the second Idaho little league team to advance to the Little League World Series in the state's history. A team from Boise advanced to the World Series in 1999.

The Little League World Series begins Thursday, Aug. 16. Coeur d'Alene will face the winner of the Great Lakes region on Friday, Aug. 17 at 1 p.m. PST.

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