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Pios Top Team Canada & Local Little League Roundup

Area teams get major wins on diamond

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - The Elmira Pioneers welcomed team Canada for a PGCBL exhibition game on Thursday. 

In the first of a three-game series, the Pioneers outlasted Canada, 14-9, at Dunn Field. Elmira has now won five straight games (four regular season games) and is building themselves back up in the division race hoping to earn a playoff spot. 

In local Little League All-Star play, Horseheads outlasted Corning-Painted Post North, 14-11 in the 10-12 division. Big Flats remained unbeaten in pool play with a 16-4 win over Elmira. 

Other Little League scores from Thursday night, Waverly crushed Elmira Heights 12-1 and Hornell topped Corning-Painted Post American 9-5. The semis will be on Monday night and then the championship will be this upcoming Wednesday. Teams and sites to be determined. 

Check out the highlights from Thursday night on 18 Sports. 

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