Little League World Series: CA Advances

Powerful Petaluma, California won 5-0 win Tuesday night over Fairfield, Connecticut in the Little League World Series. Connecticut was eliminated. California now moves on to the U.S. semifinals.

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Powerful Petaluma, California won 5-0 win Tuesday night over Fairfield, Connecticut in the Little League World Series. Connecticut was eliminated. California now moves on to the U.S. semifinals. Here Petaluma third baseman Cole Tomei fields a grounder. Click to see more photos from the game.
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Fairfield, Connecticut shortstop Will Lucas reacts after Petaluma's Hance Smith hit a three-run home run in the third inning. Petaluma won 5-0.
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Petaluma's Hance Smith hits a three-run home run off Fairfield pitcher Matt Kubel in the third inning.
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Petaluma pitcher Quinton Gago delivers during the third inning.
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Petaluma's Hance Smith hits a three-run home run off Fairfield pitcher Matt Kubel in the third inning.
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Fairfield's right fielder Henry Prestegaard can't get to a fly ball by Petaluma's Quinton Gago as center fielder Ryan Meury backs him up during the second inning.
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Fairfield pitcher Matt Kubel delivers during the second inning.
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Petaluma's Hance Smith, center, is greeted by Blake Buhrer, left, and Andrew White, right, after hitting a three-run home run off Fairfield pitcher Matt Kubel in the third inning.
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Petaluma third baseman Cole Tomei fields a grounder by Fairfield's Michael Ghiorzi in the fourth inning.
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Fairfield players Kevin Oricoli, left, Michael Ghiorzi, center, and pitcher Matt Kubel sit on the dugout steps in the fifth inning of an elimination baseball game against Petaluma.
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Petaluma, Calif.'s Hance Smith smiles as he runs home after hitting a three-run home run off Fairfield.
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