Penfield would be representing Rochester in the Little League Regionals.
It was just a matter of which Penfield.
The Penfield National team held off a furious rally from the Penfield American team to win the District 4 championship game 5-4 Wednesday night at Zabkar Field in Penfield.
Aiden Pellow hit a two run homer in the 5th to give the Nationals a 5-0 lead heading to the 6th and final inning.
The Americans roared back and had the tying run at the plate with two outs. A single to center scored Sam Guiffrida and cut the lead to 5-4, but the Nats got the final out at second to end the game.
It’s the second straight year with a District title for the Penfield Nationals. The regional tournament is in Bolivar, NY and Penfield begins play on Saturday.