Levi Smith got the win on the mound, allowing three runs, two earned, on seven hits with six strikeouts over three innings. Retherford pitched two innings and gave up two runs, one earned, on two hits over two innings.
The winner of the state tournament represents Ohio in the double-elimination Great Lakes Regional Tournament. The Ohio champion opens play Aug. 8 in Whitestown, Ind., against the winner from Kentucky on ESPN+. That is the final stage before the Little League World Series.
West Side last went to Williamsport in 2010. The team fell short in the Great Lakes Regional in 2019.