The Little League World Series is Back

08/20/2021 The Little League World Series is Back

By: Jeff Yoder

2021 Little League World Series Throws Out Opening Pitch in Williamsport, PA

Can’t get enough baseball? The little leaguers are about to steal the highlights for the next 10 days as 16 teams from throughout the United States compete for the title. Last year’s LLWS was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but baseball returns to Williamsport for the first time in over 700 days. And the scenes of baseball’s young stars are a sight for sore eyes.


You can catch all the LLWS action on ESPN through Aug. 29. Here are the scores and highlights from Day 1.


LLWS Scores (Day 1)

Hawaii def. Connecticut (9-1)

Nebraska def. New Jersey (5-2)

California def. New Hampshire (10-2)

Ohio def. Tennessee (1-0)*

*8th Inning Walk-Off


LLWS Teams


Group 1

West: Honolulu, HI

New England: Manchester, CT

Midwest: Hastings, NE

Mid-Atlantic: Toms River, NJ

Southeast: Palm City, FL

Great Lakes: Taylor, MI

Southwest: Abilene, TX

Northwest: Eastlake, WA


Group 2

West: Torrance, CA

New England: Hooksett, NH

Midwest: Sioux Falls, SD

Mid-Atlantic: Oaks, PA

Southeast: Nolensville, TN

Great Lakes: Westside, OH

Southwest: Lafayette, LA

Northwest: Lake Oswego, OR


LLWS Bracket | LLWS Schedule


Additional Storylines

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Photo: Rob Carr / Getty Images