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Michigan girls beat New Jersey in LLSWS championship

Updated: August 17, 2006, 12:11 AM ET
Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Emily McCarty had two RBI singles as Mattawan, Mich. beat Pequannock, N.J. 6-2 to win the Little League Softball World Series championship on Wednesday night.

Lauren Gevaart added an RBI double for Mattawan, the first team from the Midwest to win the title since 1985 and the first team from Michigan to ever win the championship.

Mattawan won all 23 games it played this summer. At the World Series, Mattawan outscored its six opponents 27-2.

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