The Elmora Youth Little League Troopers of Elizabeth won their debut appearance in the Little League World Series Friday night, besting the Northwest champion Salem, Oregon team by a score of 6-2.
Their next matchup in Williamsport, Pa., will be against Hawaii Sunday at 2 p.m. The game will be broadcast on WABC.
The double-elimination tournament features teams from eight regions of the United States and eight regions around the world. The 9- to 12-year-old boys from Elizabeth were the Mid-Atlantic region champs.
The city of Elizabeth hosted a watch party for Friday's game.
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