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Northern wins first game in state tournament

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The Northern Little League All-Stars opened up the state tournament with a win Saturday morning, beating Newton County, 1-0.

With the win, Northern advances to play Belvedere on Sunday at 5:00 p.m. ET.

Trent Grantham got the win for pitching into the fourth, giving up one hit and striking out five. He also drove in the game's only run in the first with a double, scoring Austin Hicks.

Josh Evans and Joseph Crowell also had hits for Northern.

Colby Brabston relieved Grantham on the mound, finishing the game and striking out five while allowing no hits.

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