TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Rose Capital East little league baseball team has advanced to the Junior League World Series championship game in Taylor, Michigan. Rose Capital East won the United States championship game 8 to 2 over El Monte, California. RCE trailed 1 to 0 in the 5th inning, but the bats came alive. Patrick Mahomes hit a solo home run, and Ryan Cheatham hit a two run blast to take a 3 to 1 lead. Mason Mallard put the game away in the 6th inning with a three run homer.
Next up for RCE (4-and-1) is Taipei City from the Chinese Taipei. Taipei City is a perfect 5 and 0 in the international pool. The championship game will be televised Saturday at 3 p.m. on ESPN2.