GULFPORT, Fla. — The Phenix City Little League major softball all-stars fell 4-2 to Franklin, Tenn., in their opening-round game in the South Regional on Friday.
Allie Kelley pitched all six innings for Phenix City and gave up four unearned runs.
Kaelen Scott had a hit and scored a run. Cailah Niles also had a hit and drove in a run.
Phenix City will play the second of its three pool play games against Virginia at 1 p.m. Saturday.
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Columbus Pioneer was set to play its first game at 1 against Erwin, Tenn., however, the game was being held up by lightning.