Central Iowa Softball Team Heading to Little League World Series

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POLK CITY, Iowa -- The Central Iowa All-Star softball team heads to Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday in hopes of bringing home a World Championship.

After winning a state title, these 11, 12, and 13-year-old players recently won the regional title in Indianapolis.

10 teams from around the world will compete in Portland.

Only two other teams from Iowa have made the little league softball World Series, both from Boone in 1996 and 1978.

The Central Region Champions will take on Asia-Pacific, the Philippines on Friday at 6:00 p.m. CT.