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Rix's 3-Run Homer Helps Keep Rhode Island Alive

Kenny Rix hit a three-run home run to lead Warwick, R.I., to an 8-0 victory over Bend, Ore., in an elimination game on Saturday in the Little League World Series at South Williamsport, Pa.

Colin Lemieux gave up only three hits and had three strikeouts in four innings for Rhode Island, which moves on to play the loser of Sunday's Johnston, Iowa-Bowling Green, Ky. game in another elimination matchup on Monday. Rix pitched 1 2/3 innings of relief, allowing two hits with a strikeout.

DJ Sollitto singled and scored, and Cam Nadeau scored off a wild pitch to give Rhode Island a 2-0 lead in the second inning. Rix's homer capped a four-run fourth inning to make it 6-0. Domenic Brazeau...

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