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Tenn. outlasts Calif. 24-16 in LLWS classic

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Tennessee players threw their gloves in the air as they converged near third base before falling to the ground with big smiles.

The exhaustive 24-16 victory Saturday over Petaluma, Calif., will be remembered back home for a while - and not just because it earned Goodlettsville's favorite sons a berth in the Little League World Series title game.

Brock Myers hit a tie-breaking double in Tennessee's nine-run seventh inning. Tennessee had its big inning after California scored 10 runs in the bottom of the sixth to tie it.

"I can't believe it," Tennessee manager Joey …

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