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2 girls won't face off in Little League final

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BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Two girls whose teams have been competing to make it to the Little League World Series won't be facing each other in the Mid-Atlantic regional championship after all.

On Friday, pitcher Mo'Ne Davis' Taney Youth Baseball Association team from Philadelphia defeated the Colonie, New York, team 6-5 to advance to Sunday's finals.

Thirteen-year-old Davis did some key base-running to help put her team ahead.

But 12-year-old Kayla Roncin's Toms River, New Jersey, team lost 4-3 to the Newark, Delaware, team.

Roncin came to bat in the bottom of the sixth inning for Toms River with two outs, two runners on base and her team down by a run. She fell behind in the count then hit a ground ball to second base for a tag play to end the game.

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