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Debs punch ticket to World Series

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SoVaNow.com / July 15, 2021
The Halifax County Dixie Softball Debs allstars earned a spot in the World Series after a 12-0, five inning win over Prince Edward in the state tournament.

Halifax finished 5-1 in the tournament and avenged its only loss in the tournament, a 14-3 loss against Prince Edward.

The Debs will travel to Ruston, La., to begin World Series play on July 31.

The team’s lone loss was to PE on Saturday by a score of 14-3. Two of the three runs coming off of a Skye Newcomb homerun.

In the championship game Abby Martin got the start from the circle and threw for two innings; Martin would have a homerun in the win. Jadyn Harlow came in for Martin and pitched a solid closing to shorten the game.

Following is a listing of stats from the championship game: A. Glasscock (2 hits), S. Newcomb (2 hits, RBI), A. Martin (HR, hit), S. Hankins (2 hits), B. Barksdale (3 hits), J. Harlow (3 RBI’s, double, walk), J. Lewis (2 RBI’s, Double, hit), R. Long (2 hits), P. Wallace (3 hits and 2 RBI’s) , I. Long (Walk), and K. Hollingsworth (Hit).



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