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Sí Se Puede! Mexico Little Leaguers Best Venezuela
A homer in the ninth inning relegated til-then-unbeaten Venezuela to play Japan for a slot in the finals of the international bracket.
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Maracay, Venezuela, catcher Carlos Narvaez, top, gets the tag on Mexicali, Mexico's Alvaro Valdez (12) for an out in the seventh inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Maracay, Venezuela's Albario Gaince (14) scores around Mexicali, Mexico, catcher Alvaro Valdez, center, with pitcher Carlos Arellano, left rear, backing up the throw in the first inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Maracay, Venezuela, catcher Carlos Narvaez, left, gets the tag on Mexicali, Mexico's Alvaro Valdez for the third out of the seventh inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Maracay, Venezuela, catcher Carlos Narvaez, left, watches as Mexicali, Mexico's Bruno Ruiz (7) celebrates his home run with his teammates Kenet Delgado, Daniel Guillen (5), Victor Guzman (17), and Carlos Arellano (13) in the ninth inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

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Franco Medina cheers on the Maracay, Venezuela, team against Mexicali, Mexico, in a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

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Mexicali, Mexico, pitcher Carlos Arellano (13) delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against Maracay, Venezuela, at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Maracay, Venezuela's Carlos Narvaez reacts to being called out at first in the sixth inning of a baseball game against Mexicali, Mexico, at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Mexicali, Mexico, catcher Alvaro Valdez jumps into the arms of pitcher Jorge Jacobo (14) while David Ramirez, rea, leaps onto Valdez as they celebrate the team's 2-1 win over Maracay, Venezuela, in a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

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Mexicali, Mexico's Bruno Ruiz, center, is surrounded by teammates after hitting a solo home run off Maracay, Venezuela, pitcher Yonny Hernandez in the ninth inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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Mexicali, Mexico's Bruno Ruiz rounds third after hitting a solo home run off Maracay, Venezuela, pitcher Yonny Hernandez the ninth inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Maracay, Venezuela's Elio Narvaez, left, and Carlos Narvaez stand in the dugout during the ninth inning of a baseball game against Mexicali, Mexico, at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Pamela Ramirez and Marco Espinoza cheer on the Mexicali, Mexico, team against Maracay, Venezuela, in a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

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Mexicali, Mexico's Bruno Ruiz rounds third base after hitting a solo home run in the ninth inning of a baseball game against Maracay, Venezuela, at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Mexicali,, Mexico's Bruno Ruiz hits a solo home run off Maracay, Venezuela, pitcher Yonny Hernandez in the ninth inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Mexicali, Mexico, catcher Alvaro Valdez celebrates with pitcher Jorge Jacobo (14) as Kenet Delgado (9), Carlos Arellano (13), David Ramirez (2) and Victor Bejarano (3) join in celebrating a 2-1 win over Maracay, Venezuela, in a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

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Mexicali, Mexico catcher Alvaro Valdez, left, celebrates with pitcher Jorge Jacobo (14) as Carlos Arellano (13) leaps into Kenet Delgado's arms as they celebrate a win over Maracay, Venezuela, in a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

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Maraclay, Venezuela, pitcher Yonny Hernandez (13) collects himself on the mound in the ninth inning of a baseball game against Mexicali, Mexico, at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Mexicali, Mexico's Bruno Ruiz, center, celebrates with manager Francisco Picos McDonough, right, after hitting a solo home run off Maraclay, Venezuela, pitcher Yonny Hernandez in the ninth inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. At left is Venezuela catcher Carlos Narvaiez. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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Mexicali, Mexico's Bruno Ruiz (7) runs past first base coach Hector Gonzalez Ishida on his home run off of Maracay, Venezuela, pitcher Yonny Hernandez in the ninth inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

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Mexicali, Mexico's Bruno Ruiz (7) follows through on his home run off of Maracay, Venezuela, pitcher Yonny Hernandez (13) in the ninth inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. Mexico won 2-1 in nine innings. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

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Mexicali, Mexico, catcher Alvaro Valdez, right, celebrates with pitcher Jorge Jacobo after getting the final out of a 2-1 win over Maracay, Venezuela, in the ninth inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Sí Se Puede! Mexico Little Leaguers Best Venezuela

A homer in the ninth inning relegated til-then-unbeaten Venezuela to play Japan for a slot in the finals of the international bracket.

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