Parsippany's bounced back in the Little League World Series with a convincing 10-4 win Saturday night over the Northwest Region champs from Gresham, Ore.
Emil Matti was the star of the game, starting off with a home run over the left-field wall, and later hitting another homer and a double.
DJ Pico also connected on a home run.
Oregon didn't fold after PTLLE racked up a 5-0 lead, whittling that advantage down to one run. But Parsippany bats took command, and ultimately scored five more times, taking the score to 10-4.
This is a turnaround from Friday, when .
After bouncing back on Saturday, Parsippany advances to play again on Monday at 4 p.m. Par-Troy will face the loser of Sunday's game between the West and Southeast.
Pitcher Kyle Phillips—who had a strong relief performance Saturday—exceeded the 35-pitch limit and will not be available to pitch in the next game.
In other World Series news, Fairfield American (home of Fairfield Patch) came back from an opening-game loss with a commanding 12-0 win Saturday over the Midwest Region team.