South Williamsport, Pennsylvania (USA TODAY) -- Mo'ne Davis, the 13-year-old phenom from Philadelphia, hit a single in the first inning of the Taney Dragons game against a team from Pearland, Texas on Sunday night to become only the sixth girl to record a hit in the Little League World Series and help her team to a heart-stopping win.
The Dragons were behind 6-3 in the fifth inning before mounting an amazing comeback in the sixth inning. Zion Spearman came to the plate with his team down by one and two outs on the board. He hit a triple to tie the game and then scored the game-winning run when Tai Shanahan's grounder resulted in a throwing error.
The moment was very exciting for all of the girls (and boys) around the country who have a new hero and team to root on in the LLWS. But it is a bit heartbreaking to watch a kid commit an error on national television — no matter how great Taney's celebration and story is.
On a happier note, Philadelphia is now one game away from the U.S. championship game. But first, they play Las Vegas on Wednesday.
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