WACO, Texas — A little bit league batter rose after being hit within the head to console the upset pitcher who threw the pitch throughout a Little League regional event sport Tuesday in Waco, Texas.
The dramatic scene unfolded throughout a Little League Southwest Regional Playoff last.
Proper-hander Kaiden Shelton of Pearland, Texas, was going through batter Isaiah Jarvis of Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Tuesday when an 0-2 pitch bought away from him and slammed into Jarvis’ helmet. Jarvis fell to the bottom clutching his head as his involved coaches ran to his assist.
After a number of moments, Jarvis’ head cleared sufficient for him to stroll unaided to first base. Meantime, Shelton stood on the mound staring on the floor in tears over what occurred.
After a second, Jarvis walked to the mound and put his arms round Shelton, telling him, “Hey, you are doing nice. Let’s go.” Shelton’s teammates and coach gathered across the pair to affix in consoling the younger righty.
The gesture drew a standing ovation. Pearland went on to beat Tulsa 9-4 and advance to the Little League World Sequence in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, beginning subsequent week.