In one of the most memorable championship games in recent history, West’s Louis Lappe hit a walk-off home run to give his team a 6-5 victory in the Little League Baseball® World Series, Presented by T-Mobile. It was the fourth walk-off homer in championship game history.
The West team from El Segundo Little League in El Segundo, California jumped out to a 5-1 lead, including key two-run hits by Lucas Keldorf and Jaxon Kalish. But a grand slam by Nasir El-Ossais from the Caribbean team from Pabao Little League in Willemstad, Curacao, tied the game up 5-5 in the top of the 5th inning. Leading to the exciting walk-off, capping off an incredible 2023 tournament.