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Powerhouses Warner Robins American, Columbus Northern to meet in finals

Warner Robins American and Columbus Northern will meet Friday in Richmond Hill to decide which team will win the 2012 Georgia Little League state champoinship for 10/11 year olds.

The teams advanced to the championship game by winning Thursday. Warner Robins held off a game Athens' club 13-6 in the first game of a doubleheader, then Columbus Northern withstood a furious comeback bid by Martinez Evans to win 9-6.

This is the second time Columbus Northern and Warner Robins have faced each other in the state championship tournament, which began Saturday in Richmond Hill.

Columbus won the first meeting 1-0 on Sunday.

The championship game gets under way at 10 a.m.

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