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Little League season ends for Williston; Essex advances to regional championships

Williston falls short in state semifinals

The Williston 11-12 All-Star Little League team fell in the state semifinals Friday in Essex Junction, bringing a successful season to an end.

Williston lost to Brattleboro, 10-3, for its second loss of the double-elimination tournament.

Brattleboro advanced to the final to face Essex Junction on Saturday. Essex Junction captured the state title with a 10-0 win

Essex now advances to the New England regional championship in Bristol, Conn. The team will open Sunday as they try to win the regional tournament to advance to the Little League World Serie.

Essex’s opening game is against Maine at 1 p.m. It will be broadcast on ESPN3.