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Northern captures District 8 softball title; American baseball in championship

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COLUMBUS, Ga. -

The Northern Major Softball team won the District 8 title Tuesday night at Sally Little League.

Northern squandered a 7-5 lead to Pioneer and the game went to extra innings, but Northern scored on a throwing error in the bottom of the seventh to win, 8-7.

The win advances them to the state tournament.

Also Tuesday, American knocked off Harris County in Major Baseball action, 14-4 in four innings. The win puts American in the championship game against Northern. They would have to beat Northern twice to advance; Northern needs just one win.

The first game is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

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