Youbin Choi struck out 14 and South Korea beat Panama 7-2 Saturday to reach the championship game of the Little League World Series.
The Asia-Pacific Region champs won the international bracket. They will try for their first title Sunday against the Endwell, New York, a 4-2 winner over Goodlettsville, Tennessee, later Saturday in the U.S. championship.
Choi gave up six hits in six innings.
"I started with having confidence with the players behind me and all the defensive players and all the offensive players did really good," Choi said through a translator. "So I felt very comfortable pitching because of my teammates."
Seum Kwon and...