2012 Little League World Series

Japan 12, Tennessee 2
Photo: Matt Slocum/AP

Japan 12, Tennessee 2

Championship Game

Noriatsu Osaka hit three homers and tripled, and Japan limited Tennessee's potent lineup to two hits. A team from Japan won the title for the second time in three years after a seven-year drought. Starter Kotaro Kiyomiya struck out eight in four innings and added an RBI single.

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