Central reaches final day of Senior state tournament

The Maui News

Central East Maui moved two wins away from a Hawaii State Little League Senior (13-14) Division championship by defeating Honolulu 3-1 on Sunday in an elimination game at Wong Stadium in Hilo.

Central will play Pearl City today, needing to win twice to earn one of the nine spots in the West Regional, scheduled for July 20-26 in Sacramento, Calif.

Central is 5-1 overall in the postseason — its only loss was to Pearl City on Friday, the opening day of the state tournament.

Central played in last year’s Senior World Series, going 1-2.