The Ahwtukee Little League Majors advance to the North Sectional finals with a 4-2 win Tuesday against McCormick Ranch.
The team, calling themselves Dawgs after the 2006 ALL Dawgs who made the Little League World Series, will face the squad from Arrowhead Little League at 5 p.m. on Thursday at Flagstaff's Continential Little League Complex.
The winner advances to the state tournament in Tucson, which gets started on Tuesday.
The loser falls to the consolation bracket finals on Friday and win there advances them to Tucson as well.
Four teams meet up in Tucson with a trip to the West Regional in San Bernardino, Calif., on the line.