Florida, representing the Southeast, lost its grip on a 4-3 lead over the last two innings and dropped a one-run decision to California, representing the West.
California rallied from behind in the last two innings to beat Florida by a score of 5-4. Florida dropped to 1-3 in the Big League World Series, while California improved to 3-1. Check out Patch.com's photo gallery of the game.
More than 100 gather for book signing by Florida senator
COLUMBIA — Marco Rubio drew a crowd of more than 100 excited book buyers Thursday night as he signed his book “An American Son: A Memoir” at a Columbia bookstore on the tail end of his tour. Customers at Books-A-Million at the Village at Sandhill took numbers and stood in line to await the Florida senator’s signature. Long-rumored a potential vice presidential candidate, Rubio has stated that he would not talk about the issue on this book tour, though most in the crowd seemed excited by the idea of Rubio getting the nomination. “Because I am Cuban, I admire anybody who can come to this country like I did,” said Claris Soler. “I came to this country in 1961 - the church brought me over - and we’re very proud of [Rubio]. We’d like to see him…