Underdog victory sends team to Little League World Series

Massapequa Coast’s Joey Lionetti, 12, capped off a no-hitter to send the New York team to the Little League World Series as champions of the Metro Region for the first time in the team’s 72-year history.
0:53 | 08/15/22

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>>> WE ARE BACK WITH OUR PLAY OF THE DAY. THERE IS NOTHING LIKE AN UNDERDOG VICTORY. THIS LITTLE LEAGUE WIN IS BEING CALLED THE MASSAPEQUA MIRACLE. CAPPING OFF A NO-HITTER SENDING THE NEW YORK TEAM TO THE LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES AS CHAMPIONS OF THE METRO REGION. YOU CAN SEE EVERYONE CHEERING. I LOVE THIS MASSIVE HUDDLE TAKING PLACE RIGHT NOW. THIS WILL BE THE TEAM'S FIRST TRIP TO WILLIAMSPORT IN THEIR 72-YEAR HISTORY. THE TEAM SAYS THEY'RE EXCITED TO MEET KIDS FROM AROUND THE WORLD AND REALLY EXCITED ABOUT CHECKING OUT THE ARCADE IN THE PLAYER DORM. >> THE LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES IS

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