Northern Little League All-Stars win Tournament of Champions

GREENVILLE, N.C. – The Northern Little League 11 year-old All-Stars won the Little League Tournament of State Champions with a dramatic 13-10 win over the host team, North State Little League. It’s the second year in-a-row the team from Northern has won this tournament.

Northern jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two innings. However, North State would come back to take a lead 5-3 lead heading into the 6th and final inning. The Northern All-Stars responded with 10 runs in their final at-bat to go up 13-5. But they had to withstand a furious comeback from North State, who scored five runs in their final at-bat to pull within three. Northern got the final out with the potential game-tying run at the plate to take home the trophy.

The eight-team tournament is the finale for 11 year-old Little League baseball. There is no Little League World Series for this age division.

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