Phenix City fell to Jackson in the Alabama state Little League Championship Wednesday night, 7-2 at Idle Hour Park.
The host team took an early 2-0 lead after one inning, but watched Jackson tie it in the third, then explode for five runs in the fifth to put the game away.
Jackson advances to regionals in Warner Robins, Ga.
In little league softball, both Northern teams saw their seasons end. The 9-10 team fell to Western, 3-2, in the state championship, while the 11-12 team lost to Toccoa, 10-0, in four innings in state semifinals.