Ball don’t lie.

The Central Iowa All-Stars made the most of their second chance at the Little League Softball World Series on Tuesday, advancing to the semifinals after winning a one-game playoff against a Washington team that was ruled to have rested its stars and lost on purpose to avoid a rematch.

“I wouldn’t say vindicated. I would say that the two teams [that] should have been playing for this spot played, and the better team won,” (Central Iowa Little League president Chris) Chadd said. “It’s just an ecstatic feeling.”

“You look at the poor girls from Washington. They’re suffering now because of a decision made by their coach,” Chadd said. “I just feel for those girls. It makes me sad to know that those girls’ hearts are breaking because of this.”

 

http://espn.go.com/sports/llws15/story/_/id/13460996/central-iowa-protest-upheld-little-league-softball-world-series

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