Ella Bruning is the one lady competing within the 2021 Little League World Series, and he or she turned part of historical past on Friday night time.
Bruning is enjoying for her Abilene, Texas, group and is representing the Southwest within the collection. She was 2-for-2 with a run scored within the group’s 6-0 victory Friday night time towards Washington state.
“It felt actually good, as a result of it wasn’t anticipated, as a result of I’m not the perfect hitter. These have been have been my first two hits of the season…don’t inform anybody,” she mentioned, by way of the LLWS social media account.
She turned the third lady to report a number of hits in a single Little League World Sequence recreation and the seventh to simply report a single hit. She is the twentieth lady to take part within the occasion.
“They’d lots of good high quality at-bats and never lots of outcomes early within the recreation,” Texas coach Bryan Bruning mentioned of his group, by way of USA Today. “We informed them preserve pushing, preserve their heads up and preserve combating, and it got here via in that final inning for us.”
Texas is ready to tackle the Nice Lakes area, which is being represented by Michigan. The sport is ready for Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.