The Manhattan Beach Little League Senior All-Stars ripped El Monte 20-3 on Thursday to win the Division 5 North Tournament, scoring 12 runs in the seventh inning to blow the game wide open.
Ryan Franklin went 4 for 4 for the Mustangs with a triple and two doubles, while Jackson Lipps and Jackson Casady both had a pair of hits. Sam O'Melia had a run scoring double and Brett Clark singled and scored two runs.
Carter Casady and Morgan Ascher held El Monte to one run over six innings, and Ryan Erickson finished the game.
The All-Stars advance to a Southern California State chamnpionship matchup against San Diego North Park, a best-of-three series that starts on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Caruthers Park in Bellflower.
The second game is scheduled for Saturday at 2 p.m. A third game, if necessary, will be played at Caruthers on Sunday at 1 p.m.