2014 American Legion Baseball World Series Day 3

Right fielder Alex Ramirez makes a diving catch for Conn. to retire the second inning. Connecticut would fall to Florida 8-5, after Florida scored 7 runs in the tenth inning at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Right fielder Alex Ramirez makes a diving catch for Conn. to retire the second inning. Connecticut would fall to Florida 8-5, after Florida scored 7 runs in the tenth inning at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Catcher Adam Rieder of Florida scores slides into home for one of their 7 runs scored during the tenth inning in their extra-innings 8-5 win over Connecticut, at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Catcher Adam Rieder of Florida scores slides into home for one of their 7 runs scored during the tenth inning in their extra-innings 8-5 win over Connecticut, at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Bryce Bowman of Bristol, Va. spends time on a simulator in the Army National Guard semi at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Bryce Bowman of Bristol, Va. spends time on a simulator in the Army National Guard semi at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Prather raises his hat to the crowd as he is met with applause after throwing 9 full innings, only allowing one run.
Prather raises his hat to the crowd as he is met with applause after throwing 9 full innings, only allowing one run. "It was crazy, I wasn’t expecting to come in and do as good as I did." Photo by Lucas Carter.
Jesse Prather, Jacksonville, Fla. starting pitcher signs a baseball after allowing only one run in 9 innings, which helped lead his team to a victory. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Jesse Prather, Jacksonville, Fla. starting pitcher signs a baseball after allowing only one run in 9 innings, which helped lead his team to a victory. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Kyndall Steele of Cherryville, N.C. plays with a sign between innings of the Waipahu, Hi. and Chico, Ca. game during the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Kyndall Steele of Cherryville, N.C. plays with a sign between innings of the Waipahu, Hi. and Chico, Ca. game during the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Lucas Vess of Shelby, N.C. enjoys a box of popcorn during the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Lucas Vess of Shelby, N.C. enjoys a box of popcorn during the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Waipahu, Hi. defeats Chico, Ca. 8-1 at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Waipahu, Hi. defeats Chico, Ca. 8-1 at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Waipahu, Hi. defeats Chico, Ca. 8-1 at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Waipahu, Hi. defeats Chico, Ca. 8-1 at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Grounds crew prepares the pitching mound for the third and final game of the evening. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Grounds crew prepares the pitching mound for the third and final game of the evening. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Jeffery and Samantha Cohen of Mooresboro, N.C. gets autographs from Waipahu, Hi. players at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Jeffery and Samantha Cohen of Mooresboro, N.C. gets autographs from Waipahu, Hi. players at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Midland, Mich. designated hitter Stryker O'Boyle slides safely into home during their match against Brooklawn, N.J. Both teams were undefeated coming into the match. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Midland, Mich. designated hitter Stryker O'Boyle slides safely into home during their match against Brooklawn, N.J. Both teams were undefeated coming into the match. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Brooklawn, N.J. fans rally behind their team early in their game against Midland, Mich. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Brooklawn, N.J. fans rally behind their team early in their game against Midland, Mich. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Brooklanw, N.J. second baseman Sean Breen high fives his coach after scoring. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Brooklanw, N.J. second baseman Sean Breen high fives his coach after scoring. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Midland, Mich. and Brooklawn, N.J., both undefeated coming into the match, square off at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.
Midland, Mich. and Brooklawn, N.J., both undefeated coming into the match, square off at the 2014 American Legion National Baseball World Series at Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium in Shelby, N.C., on Saturday, August 16. Photo by Lucas Carter.