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Bassett hands Lady Comets first loss

SoVaNow.com / April 12, 2018
Bassett got a clutch pitching effort from Anna Finley, and the Bengals shaded Halifax County High School varsity softball 6-4 Tuesday.

Halifax went on the road and absorbed the loss.

It was the first loss of the season for the Comet girls.

Bassett scored once in the second, adding two in the third. The Bengals put together a three-run fifth and then held off a Comet rally effort.

Halifax got one run in the fourth inning and added three in the sixth.

Halifax got two hits in the seventh inning and left three runners on in the seventh, but could not get key offense.

Halifax collected seven hits and threatened in its half of the seventh.

But the Comets saw their comeback snuffed out when Finley got a key strikeout and a grounder back to the pitcher, Finley.

Dee Dee Jeffress had a one-for-four outing with two runs scored. Jeffress also had a double.

Lauryn Chappell went one-for-three, with a run scored. Kaitlyn Richardson provided two RBI.

Halifax hurler Abby Martin worked four and one thirds of an inning, striking out six. She walked two batters, allowed two hits and surrendered three runs.

Reagan Ridgeway followed with an inning and two-thirds on the mound. She struck out one, walked three, and gave up four hits. Ridgeway allowed three runs.



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