South Carolina has a team in the Little League World Series for the first time since 1950.
The Northwood Little League team from Taylors defeated Mechanicsville (Va.) National 7-0 Thursday to win the Southeast Regional in Warner Robins, Ga.
Northwood’s Alex Edmondson hit two home runs and pitched a no-hitter in the win.
The Little League World Series begins Aug. 20 in South Williamsport, Pa.
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The last S.C. team to reach the World Series was Clinton Little League in 1950. Charleston Little League accomplished it in 1949.