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Massapequa Coast blown away by Honolulu in Little League World Series opener

A series of errors and missteps sent the Massapequa Coast Little League into their Little League World Series debut Friday night in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Honolulu's Keko Payanal rounds first after hitting a two-run home run off Massapequa, N.Y.'s Danny Fregara (5) during the fourth inning Friday night.
Honolulu's Jaron Lancaster, right, rounds first after hitting a solo home run off Massapequa, N.Y.'s Danny Fregara (5) during the third inning Friday night.

Hawaii took an early lead against a Long Island team and maintained momentum, defeating Massapequa Coast 12-0 in the opening game of a double-elimination tournament .

After 5 innings, the match ends with Mercy rules.

A combination of Massapequa Coast pitcher Joey Lionetti's struggles on the mound and missteps in the outfield gave Honolulu an easy victory.

Hawaii pitcher Jaron Lancercuster, meanwhile, didn't give up a hit before the game even started. With the

tournament double his elimination, Massapequa his coast has one more chance to realize his dream at Williamsport.