The Midland Northern Little League All-Stars picked up another win at the Southwest Regional, defeating New Mexico (Carlsbad) 6-3.
The victory improved their record to 2-0 at the tournament.
The Midland All-Stars fell behind 1-0 in the second inning. It didn’t take long for them to respond, however. The team answered back with six runs in the top of the third inning.
Heading into the final frame, New Mexico trailed 6-3 and loaded the bases with two outs. Midland pitcher Cole Neatherlin ended the threat to preserve the win.
After a day off, Midland will take the field again to face Louisiana (New Orleans). First pitch in Waco is set for 8:00 p.m. on Monday night.
A win in that game would advance the team to the Championship game. The victor from that contest will advance to the Little League World Series.