By Juliette Goodrich

SAN RAMON (KPIX 5) — A Bay Area Little League team came up just short in their dream to reach the World Series.

In a make-or-break game for the Canyon Creek Little League All-Stars from San Ramon Wednesday night in San Bernardino, they were up six runs on their opponents from Utah early on.

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But Utah put together a couple of big innings to erase that deficit and eventually go up 13-8 in the bottom of the 5th inning.

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Canyon Creek then scored three runs in the top of the 6th and was in position to pull off an amazing comeback, but with the go-ahead run at the plate and two runners on base a fly ball ended the game.

The final score was 13-11.

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Juliette Goodrich