Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Wins US Championship, 7-5

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The Jackie Robinson West All Stars beat the Las Vegas’ Mountain Ridge, 7-5 Saturday in the Little League World Series. The win allows the team of 11 and 12-year-old African Americans to claim the U.S. title.
The young Chicagoans will  now compete in the World Series Championship game. They will play against South Korea. on Sunday.
According to the Chicago Tribune, Chicago will welcome the team home, Wednesday, with a parade.


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