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The all-star team from the La Verne Little League will play for a berth in the Little League Softball World Series Friday evening when it faces its counterpart from the Cactus Foothills Little League in Cave Creek, Arizona.

The West Region Tournament Championship Game is a rematch of La Verne’s 10-0 victory in its tournament opener Sunday. Cactus Foothills, the defending champion, then won three consecutive games in the elimination bracket to advance to the championship game, including a 15-1 victory over the all-star team from the White Pine American Little League in Ely, Nevada, Thursday.

La Verne, the Southern California champion, defeated White Pine American, 10-0, Wednesday to advance to the championship game.

The 6 p.m. game from Al Houghton Stadium in San Bernardino will be streamed by ESPN+.

The Little League Softball World Series will be played in Greenville, North Carolina Aug. 9-15.

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