Northwood won the consolation game Saturday defeating Panama 5-4 at the Junior League World Series at Taylor, Mich.
Northwood, the Southeast Region champion, began the series winning its first two game and then lost twice in the same day to move into the consolation game.
Northwood lost twice in the Junior College World Series Thursday. Northwood, from Taylors, is the Southeast Region champion.
Texas beat Northwood 5-2 in the night game featuring once-beaten teams. Earlier in the day Northwood lost to Hawaii 12-7 in extra innings in a battle of unbeatens.
Braden Johnson pitched Northwood to a 4-0 victory over Corpus Christi, Texas in the Junior Baseball World Series Tuesday night.
It was Northwood’s (Taylors), second straight victory and next plays Hawaii Wednesday at 8 p.m.
Hayden Stapleton hit a home run in the top of the first inning that ignited Northwood from Taylors to an 8-2 victory over the Central Region’s Midland, Mich., in its first game of the Junior League World Series at Taylor, Mich.
The opening ceremonies for the Junior League World Series were held Saturday, minus fireworks, at Taylor, Mich.
Weather forced a smaller opening ceremony but officials said the fireworks display may be rescheduled this week.
The Northwood Junior baseball team is en route to Detroit to play in the Little League World Series beginning Sunday.
Northwood Little League, for the second straight year, has a team headed to the World Series.
The Northwood Juniors (13- and 14-year-olds) defeated Virginia 4-3 to win the Southeast Region baseball championship today.