The North Regina Little League All-Stars’ run at the Little League World Series ended Sunday.
Mexico rode an eight-run fourth inning to a 10-1 victory over the Canadian champions in an elimination bracket game in Williamsport, Pa.
It was just the second time a team from North Regina represented Canada at the Little League World Series. The first was in 2002.
This version of the team lost 6-0 to Chinese Taipei in its opener Thursday, but then beat the Czech Republic 3-0 on Saturday.
The Canadians opened the scoring Sunday in the top of the first inning, when Jaxon Weir stole home as part of a double steal.
Mexico, which failed to score in the second inning after loading the bases with one out, tied the contest in the bottom of the third.
The team from Tijuana broke open the game in the fourth with eight runs on five hits, two walks, two errors, a sacrifice fly and a hit batsman. Mexico sent 13 batters to the plate in the inning.
Mexico completed the scoring with a run in the bottom of the fifth. The winners had 11 hits in the game to Canada’s three.
The North Regina team comprised Weir, Braeden McQueen, Bryden Nernberg, Creeson Malbeuf, Dylan Leach, Jackson Bilboe, Kanyn Junior, Nash Tomchuk, Nickson Hjelsing, Pierce Sorrell, Tate Sexsmith and Treyten Mandziuk.