2016 Little League World Series

The 2016 Little League World Series was held August 18–28 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.[1] Eight teams from the United States and eight from throughout the world competed in the 70th edition of the tournament. The Maine–Endwell Little League of MaineEndwell, New York, defeated the East Seoul Little League of Seoul, South Korea, in the championship game by a 2–1 score. It was the first Little League World Series title for a team from the United States since 2011, and for the state of New York, the first since 1964.

2016 Little League World Series
Little League World Series official logo 2016.jpg
DatesAugust 18–August 28
Teams participating16
ChampionUnited States New York (state) Maine-Endwell Little League
Maine-Endwell, New York
Runner-upSouth Korea East Seoul Little League
Seoul, South Korea
← 2015 Little League World Series 2017 →

TeamsEdit

Regional qualifying tournaments will be held between June and August 2016.

United States International
  Bowling Green, Kentucky
Great Lakes Region
Bowling Green Eastern Little League
  Seoul, South Korea
Asia-Pacific and Middle East Region
East Seoul Little League
  Endwell, New York
Mid-Atlantic Region
Maine-Endwell Little League
  Sydney, New South Wales
  Australia Region
Hills Little League
  Johnston, Iowa
Midwest Region
Johnston Little League
  Vancouver, British Columbia
  Canada Region
Hastings Community Little League
  Warwick, Rhode Island
New England Region
Warwick North Little League
  Willemstad, Curaçao
Caribbean Region
Pariba Little League
  Bend, Oregon
Northwest Region
Bend North Little League
  Emilia, Italy
Europe and Africa Region
Emilia Little League
  Goodlettsville, Tennessee
Southeast Region
Goodlettsville Baseball Little League
  Tokyo
  Japan Region
Chofu Little League
  San Antonio, Texas
Southwest Region
McAllister Park American Little League
  Aguadulce, Panama
Latin America Region
Aguadulce Cabezera Little League
  Chula Vista, California
West Region
Park View Little League
  San Nicolás de los Garza, Nuevo Leon
  Mexico Region
San Nicolás Little League

Team RostersEdit

Great Lakes

  Bowling Green, KY

Mid-Atlantic

  Endwell, NY

Midwest

  Johnston, IA

New England

  Warwick, RI

Northwest

  Bend, OR

Southeast

  Goodlettsville, TN

Southwest

  San Antonio, TX

West

  Chula Vista, CA

Patrick Forbes

John Guthrie

Tate Hanks

Isaiah Head

Jackson Moore

Davis Moran

Carson Myers

Spencer Newman

Turner Nottmeier

Devin Obee

Kyle Snyder

Trent Warden

Mason Williams

Drew Wolfram

Jude Abbadessa

Billy Dundon

Jayden Fanara

James Fellows

Ryan Harlost

Jack Hopko

Michael Mancini

Jordan Owens

Brody Raleigh

Connor Rush

Jacob Gayer

Justin Ryan

Owen Dawson

Kaiden Dinh

Jack Emanuel

J.T. Garcia

Cade Godwin

Sam Hennes

Josh Larson

Tyler Moore

Payton Newhouse

Jake Pemble

Michael Pineda

J.T. Puk

Miles Risley

Michael Siemer

Dylan Bourret

Domenic Brazeau

Thane Denton

Sean Gallagher

Colin Lemieux

Brendan McCaffrey

Cullen McGrew

Cam Nadeau

Aaron Narcavage

Chase Pariseau

Kenny Rix

D.J. Sollitto

Max Turner

Caleb Carpenter

Blaine Causey

Declan Corrigan

Braeden Intlekofer

Isaiah Jensen

Julian Mora

Bowen Nelson

Aaron Platner

Sam Renner

Zack Reynolds

Joe Schutz

Chase Terry

Evan Ullman

Robert Carroll

Easton Dillard

Brock Duffer

Ethan Jackson

Tanner Jones

Tyler Jones

John Henry Knotts

Zach McWilliams

R.J. Moore

Ryan Oden

Isaiah Page

Carson Rucker

Jon Luke Simmons

Tim Arguello

L.J. Brown

Ben Colton

Blake Compton

Jacob Coolbaugh

Matthew Flores-King

Esteban Guillory

Gibson Maldonado

Orion Medina

Britton Moore

Rilan Quinones

Dominic Tellis

Brody Ticer

Caden Wallis

Adam Amaro

Joshua Bruce

Ali Camarillo

Adriel Colmenero

Omar Cordero

Santiago Garcia

Luis Guevara

Devin Hinojosa

JonLuke Hobdy

Daniel Leon

Victor Lizarraga

Lucas Marrujo

Juju Padilla

Anthony Soto

Asia-Pacific

  Seoul, South Korea

  Australia

  Sydney, NSW

  Canada

  Vancouver, BC

Caribbean

  Willemstad, Curacao

Europe-Africa

  Emilia, Italy

  Japan

Tokyo

Latin America

  Aguadulce, Panama

  Mexico

San Nicolas de los Garza

Junseo Cho

Wontae Cho

Minho Choi

Youbin Choi

Junho Jeong

Jaekyeong Kim

Moosung Kim

Seunghyun Kim

Seum Kwon

Sung Gyu Kim

Yoomin Lee

Sangheon Park

Jungtaek Ru

Clayton Campbell

Mathew Clements

Stephen Courtney

William Edwards

Ryley Gonzalez

Brent Iredale

Thomas Jackson

Adrian Lautier

Roan North

Ethan Treble

Mitchell Tritton

William Unitt

Harrison Wheeldon

Nicola Barba

Nathan Clegg

Sean Coventry

Antonio Cusati

Stefano Dal Sasso

Liam Lewis

Liam MacLean

Aaron Mak

Anthony Porcellato

Matteo Ripoli

Cristian Santarelli

Loreto Siniscalchi

Lucas Sorace

Donovan Antonia

Karim Ayubi

Jazlinn Bianchi

Jurrangelo Cijntje

Nazir Fernandez

Jadon Gosepa

Allen-Amin Hollander

Nair Jamanika

Jakey Josepha

Egory Manuela

Gedionne Marlin

Christopher Marshall

Danchelo Valentina

Michael Vilchez

Tommaso Adorni

Alessandro Beccari

Ousemma Bouraoui

Alessandro Ercolani

Samuele Gamberini

Michele Ghidoni

Tommaso Ghidoni

Simone Ioli

Filippo Laghi

Gabriele Persici

Elia Sartini

Francesco Segreto

Federico Tiburtini

Leonardo Zambernardi

Jo Adachi

Ryota Endo

So Hirao

Sosuke Igawa

Rin Ikemoto

Rio Inoue

Takumi Ito

Akira Jozawa

Genki Matsuura

Yujiro Moriya

Taira Ogawa

Shotoku Sato

Tatsuya Suzuki

Sea Takahashi

Leonardo Bernal

Edwar Bethancourth

Anel Calderon

Harrison Castillo

Manuel Cruz

Abel DeLeon

Carlos Gonzalez

Benedicto Jaen

Melvin Jaramillo

Esmith Pineda

Eward Rodriguez

Tomas Sarmiento

Joaquin Tejada

Jose Torres

Diego Cantu

Gael Cortez

Eduardo Garcia

Milton Gonzalez

Patricio Juarez

Victor Juarez

Jose Leal

Raul Lopez

Fabian Mar

Jose Miranda

Luis Nuncio

Francisco Torres

Alejandro Trevino

Rene Villarreal

ResultsEdit

The draw to determine the opening round pairings took place on June 16, 2016.[2]

United States bracketEdit

 
August 18 – Game 2
 
 
  New York7
 
August 22 – Game 14
 
  Rhode Island2
 
  New York3
 
August 18 – Game 4
 
  Tennessee1
 
  Oregon2
 
August 24 – Game 24
 
  Tennessee3
 
  New York13
 
August 19 – Game 6
 
  Kentucky10
 
  California1
 
August 22 – Game 16 (F/7)
 
  Iowa5
 
  Iowa4
 
August 19 – Game 8 (F/5)
 
  Kentucky14
 
  Texas1
 
 
  Kentucky11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
August 27 – U.S. championship
 
 
  New York4
 
August 20 – Game 10
 
  Tennessee2
 
  Rhode Island8
 
August 23 – Game 18
 
  Oregon0
 
  Iowa3
 
 
  Rhode Island2
 
 
August 24 – Game 22 (F/5)
 
 
  Iowa3
 
August 20 – Game 12
 
  Tennessee14
 
  California5
 
August 23 – Game 20 (F/7)
 
  Texas0
 
  Tennessee4
 
 
  California2
 
 
August 25 – Game 26
 
 
  Kentucky4
 
 
  Tennessee8
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

International bracketEdit

 
August 18 – Game 1
 
 
  Panama10
 
August 22 – Game 13
 
  Mexico2
 
  Panama3
 
August 18 – Game 3
 
  Australia2
 
  Australia3
 
August 24 – Game 23
 
  Italy1
 
  Panama3
 
August 19 – Game 5
 
  South Korea2
 
  Japan4
 
August 22 – Game 15 (F/5)
 
  Canada10
 
  Canada0
 
August 19 – Game 7
 
  South Korea10
 
  South Korea3
 
 
  Curaçao0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
August 27 – International championship
 
 
  Panama2
 
August 20 – Game 9
 
  South Korea7
 
  Mexico12
 
August 23 – Game 17
 
  Italy7
 
  Canada1
 
 
  Mexico7
 
 
August 24 – Game 21 (F/4)
 
 
  Mexico10
 
August 20 – Game 11
 
  Australia0
 
  Japan1
 
August 23 – Game 19
 
  Curaçao2
 
  Australia2
 
 
  Curaçao1
 
 
August 25 – Game 25
 
 
  South Korea7
 
 
  Mexico0
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Consolation gamesEdit

Teams that lose their first two games get to play a crossover game against a team from the other side of the bracket that also lost its first two games. These games are labeled Game A and Game B.

 
Game A
 
  
 
August 22 – Lamade Stadium
 
 
  Italy2
 
 
  Oregon6
 
 
Game B
 
  
 
August 23 – Lamade Stadium
 
 
  Japan6
 
 
  Texas1
 

Third place gameEdit

This consolation game is played between the loser of the United States championship and the loser of the International championship.

 
Third place game
 
  
 
August 28 – Lamade Stadium
 
 
  Tennessee2
 
 
  Panama3
 

World ChampionshipEdit

 
Little League World Championship
 
  
 
August 28 – Lamade Stadium
 
 
  South Korea 1
 
 
  New York2
 
2016 Little League World Series Champions
   
Maine-Endwell Little League
Maine-Endwell, New York

Home Run CountEdit

Name HR Count Team
Zach McWilliams 4 Southeast
Seum Kwon 3 Asia-Pacific
Esmith Pineda 3 Latin America
Wontae Cho 2 Asia Pacific
Gael Cortez 2 Mexico
Ryan Harlost 2 Mid-Atlantic
Jaekyeong Kim 2 Asia-Pacific
Jose Leal 2 Mexico
Kenny Rix 2 New England
Jude Abbadessa 1 Mid-Atlantic
Donovan Antonia 1 Caribbean
Stephen Courtney 1 Australia
Kaiden Dinh 1 Midwest
J.T. Garcia 1 Midwest
Carlos Gonzalez 1 Latin America
Devin Hinojosa 1 West
So Hirao 1 Japan
Brent Iredale 1 Australia
Ethan Jackson 1 Southeast
Tanner Jones 1 Southeast
Tyler Jones 1 Southeast
Victor Juarez 1 Mexico
Moosung Kim 1 Asia-Pacific
Yoomin Lee 1 Asia-Pacific
Lucas Marrujo 1 West
R.J. Moore 1 Southeast
Carson Myers 1 Great Lakes
Devin Obee 1 Great Lakes
Jungtaek Ru 1 Asia-Pacific
Cristian Santarelli 1 Canada
Loreto Siniscalchi 1 Canada
Joaquin Tejada 1 Latin America
Dominic Tellis 1 Southwest

Champions PathEdit

The Maine-Endwell Little League became only the third team from New York state to win the Little League World Series (the others were Schenectady in 1954 and Staten Island in 1964). The MELL reached the LLWS with an undefeated record of 19 wins and no losses;[3][4] in total, their record was 24–0.[5]

Round Opposition Result
Section 1 East
Winner's Bracket Quarterfinals   Camden LL 10–0
Winner's Bracket Semifinals   Auburn LL 18–1
Section 1 East Championship   Fayetteville-Manlius LL 25–4
New York State Tournament
Opening Round   Town of Wappinger LL 13–0 (5 inn.)
Winner's Bracket Semiinals   Mid-Island LL 12–8
Winner's Bracket Final   Pine Bush LL 5–3
New York State Championship   Mid-Island LL 5–0
Mid-Atlantic Regional
Opening Round   Freehold Township LL 8–6
Quarterfinals   Milton LL 1–0
Semifinals   Capitol City LL 8–2
Mid-Atlantic Region Championship   Keystone LL 6–2
  • Red indicates loss
  • Green indicates win

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Little League® International Board of Directors Announce 2016 Little League World Series Dates". Littleleague.org. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  2. ^ "2016 Little League World Series bracket" (PDF). llbws.org. Little League Baseball. Retrieved June 16, 2016.
  3. ^ "Mid-Atlantic Region Tournament Page". Retrieved August 28, 2016.
  4. ^ District 5 Tournament bracket
  5. ^ "Maine-Endwell wins Little League title game against South Korea". Fox News. August 28, 2016. Retrieved September 13, 2016.

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