Nationals top Pirates for Sandpoint Little League Majors championship

| July 4, 2020 1:00 AM

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The No. 1 seed Nationals, right, pose for a photo with the No. 2 seed Pirates following the Sandpoint Little League Majors championship on Thursday at Travers Park. The Nats fought off a late surge by the Pirates to win 11-6.

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A Pirates player pitches the ball during Thursday’s championship game.

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Nationals coach John Aexel meets with players on the mound during the Majors championship.

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A Pirates player runs down the first-base line to try and beat out a throw.

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A Nationals player sits in the outfield and waits for the ball to come his way.

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A Pirates player sits on first base and looks for an opportunity to steal.

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A Nationals player pitches the ball during Thursday’s championship game.