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Cumberland American sees run at LLWS come to an end

August 18, 2014

The Cumberland American team, pictured here prior to a recent Little League World Series contest, saw its stay in Williamsport, Pa. come to an end Monday night with a 8-7 loss to Chicago. PHOTO BY ERNEST A. BROWN

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The world championship dream is over.

The memories will last a lifetime.

Cumberland's Little League World Series run ended Monday night at Lamade Stadium as it made another furious comeback only to watch Chicago score two fifth-inning runs and win an 8-7 thriller.

While they lost in their final game, Cumberland's Comeback Kids made one final statement about why they were so successful this summer. Cumberland turned a 6-2 third-inning deficit into a 7-6 lead against a team that entered the Series undefeated and that averaged 16 runs in its first 15 games.

For complete story, see Tuesday's Times

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