He credits that sense of fun and calm for his team's success this year, in which they haven't dropped a game in districts, provincials, or nationals.

Coach Soper, who was wearing white stretchy jeans for the final with flowers embroidered near the flared hem said the coaches thought they might have something special when the group was coming out of t ball.

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They are tall, athletic and imposing.

"It's going to be really exciting," slugger William Quito said. "I'm going to be more excited than nervous because we've already reached our goal and if we achieve more, then that will be great."

Most of the Little Mountain team has been playing together since they were eight years old.

His small town team (Ancaster has a population of about 25,000) was in the tournament as the host entry and they're proud of what they accomplished.

"We're just thinking about how we came second in Canada," he said.

It's his three week old stinky sock, by the way, that gets used.

"Since I was nine, this has always been my dream," the 13 year old said. "I don't really believe it right now."

"That was a little nervewracking," he said. team is just strong all around.

Little Mountain outscored opponents 89 13 in seven games this week. A two run homer by Lichel Hirakawa Kao and a three run shot by Kristofer DeGuzman in the top of the fourth inning sealed the deal in the final.

Little Mountain and Ancaster were tied 1 1 at the end of the first inning something that surprised the young pitcher because his team is used to jumping out to early leads.

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The penalty for not smiling? A stinky sock is shoved in their face.

They play charades during team meetings, and third base coach Frank Soper wears wildly wacky pants during the game, demanding every batter look him in the eye as they approach the plate and give him a big smile.

ANCASTER Stellar pitching, an overwhelming offence and one stinky sock have propelled a team from Vancouver into the Little League World Series.

The Mountaineers, who play out of Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver, have developed little routines to keep their nerves at bay.

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"It is just to keep us relaxed," Quito said, smiling after hitting a two run shot out of the park in the second inning.

The 12 run lead invoked the mercy rule once Ancaster had finished its at bat.

The Little Mountain Mountaineers booked their ticket to the marquee event in Williamsport, Pa., with a convincing win in the Canadian championship on Saturday.

Lucas Soper allowed one run on three hits in four innings and recorded seven strikeouts for the win.