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A 20-year veteran of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office passed away unexpectedly early Saturday morning, leaving the department in a state of mourning and shock.
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Belles shut out Georgia in World Series opener
SoVaNow.com / August 04, 2014The Virginia Dixie Belles opened World Series action in Ponchatoula, La., with a 4-0 shutout win Saturday over Georgia.
The Virginia Belles met Alabama yesterday in second round action.
Katie Gregory went seven strong innings on the mound for the Virginia Belles. Gregory allowed two hits. She struck out five and walked four batters. Olivia Noblin served as her battery mate at catcher.
Virginia scored two runs in the first and added two more in the fourth. From there, the Belles made that advantage stand up.
In the Virginia first inning, Faith Lester walked. Noblin cracked an RBI double. Sara Moser added an RBI double in the first at-bat for the local all-stars.
Then, in the fourth inning, Abbey Bales singled. Tamaria Logan singled, and then Madison Hailey cleared the bases with a two-run triple.
Virginia finished with 12 hits. Noblin had two hits. Moser had one hit, and Erica Allgood also had a hit. Taylor Jones added a basehit and Bales delivered two hits.
Logan and Malasia Boyd also had one hit. Hailey delivered two hits and Skye Harlow and Chinaiya Owen had a basehit.
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