Northwood Little League’s 8-10-year-old team eliminated Florida in the Tournament of State Champions being played in Greenville, N.C., 2-1 in nine innings Tuesday.
Northwood, the South Carolina state champions, plays Virginia, a 24-10 winner over Georgia.
Defending South Carolina state champion Northwood Little League, from Taylors, was eliminated from the state tournament Monday night at the Chester Baseball Complex.
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.