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Georgia advances to U.S. title game against Oregon

Updated: August 25, 2006, 1:24 AM ET
Associated Press

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- His white pants covered in dirt, Josh Lester adjusted his slightly oversized helmet and clapped his hands after reaching third base.

A well-deserved break for the 12-year-old from Columbus, Ga. He came up with two clutch extra-base hits Thursday night to send his team to the U.S. title game of the Little League World Series.

Lester hit a base-loaded triple in the second inning and doubled in two more runs in the fourth in Columbus' 8-0 win over Portsmouth, ...

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