Ocean View won District 62, Section 10, Sub-Divisional, Southern California Divisional and Western Regional tournament titles to get to Williamsport. Ocean View is on a 12-game postseason win streak and has won 18 of 19 tournament games to get to the World Series. Its only loss was a 6-5 setback in seven innings to District 68 in a July 19 Section 10 game.
Ocean View went 6-0 at the Western Regional and outscored its opponents, 41-6. Ocean View's first tournament win was a 10-2 rout of Red Bluff on Aug. 6, and it shut out three of its six opponents.
Cumberland American Little League, Ocean View's World Series opening game opponent Friday, was 2-2 after the completion of pool play at the New England Regional but sneaked into the semifinals as the No. 3 seed. Cumberland knocked off No. 2-seed Connecticut (8-7) in the semis and defeated No. 4-seed Massachusetts, 13-7, in the regional final Saturday.