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Northwood begins playoff run to return to the Little League World Series

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Published on Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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Collin Clark throws during practice with the Northwood Little League preparing for the state championships.
 

Matt Castillo

Collin Clark throws during practice with the Northwood Little League preparing for the state championships.

 



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Northwood Little League is trying to defend its state championship at Chester beginning Saturday morning.
 

Matt Castillo

Northwood Little League is trying to defend its state championship at Chester beginning Saturday morning.

 

The Northwood Little League begins play in the state championship tournament beginning Saturday in Chester.

Northwood plays Irmo in its first game Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Chester Baseball Complex. The tournament is double elimination.

Northwood is the defending state and Southeast Region champions who played in the Little League World Series last year at Williamsport, Pa.

Northwood will have to win the state championship, and then repeat as Southeast Region champions (Aug. 5-10) played in Warner Robbins, Ga.

GreerToday.com reporter Matt Castillo interviewed Northwood Head Coach Adam Shirley, player Ryan Soug and parent John Clark, (son Collin plays for the team) heading into the state championships.

Watch the full interview below.

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