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Northern stays alive at the state little league tournament

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PEACHTREE CITY, GA (WTVM) -

Trey Sanders hit three homers and drove in seven runs to lead Northern to a 14-6 win over Hart County in an elimination game at the Georgia Little League State Tournament in Peachtree City.

Sanders hit a two-run homer in the second inning to give Northern a 5-3 lead, added a three-run shot in the third to give Northern an 11-6 advantage, then hit another three-run homer to provide the final margin of victory.

Ashton Shackelford and Justin Veloz added solo homers.

Northern will face Warner Robins American West in an elimination game on Wednesday at 6 pm ET. Only four teams remain in the hunt for the state title.

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