The Marion County 11-12-year-old Little League softball All-Stars made a solid run at winning the state tournament but wound up falling short of the title.
The team defeated Prestonsburg, 14-4, July 21 and defeated South London, 5-4, July 22. The All-Stars went 4-0 in pool play and clinched the number one seed going into elimination play.
Their win set them up with a semifinal showdown with Ashland American Friday in Prestonsburg. A win would have sent them to the championship game.