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Debs win once, lose twice to Tennessee

SoVaNow.com / August 08, 2019
The Virginia champion Debs enjoyed a longer stay in the World Series, but the locals could not handle Tennessee.

Tennessee sent Virginia packing Monday with a 12-2 win. Tennessee had two dominant wins over the players from Halifax County.

Zoe Boyd got the start for Tennessee Monday, and shackled the locals. Boyd worked six innings, allowing two runs on eight hits. She fanned six and did not walk a batter.

Tennessee belted 13 hits for its 12 runs, although just four were earned.

Virginia’s all-stars had eight hits, with Kennedy Dyer and Alyssa Glasscock cranking out two apiece.

Virginia’s pitchers struggled to contain Tennessee, although starter Hayley Beadles was relatively sharp early.

Earlier, Halifax defeated Alabama, 5-4. Gracie Wagstaff had a quality outing, working two innings. She allowed two runs on three hits, with one walk.

Dyer led Virginia with three hits in three at-bats.

In its opener Saturday, Halifax County fell to Tennessee 15-5.

Tennessee settled the game, scoring eight runs in the third inning. Hayden Lee walked and later scored. Tennessee capitalized on a Virginia error.

Virginia hurler Gracie Wagstaff started, and surrendered six runs on four hits. She worked two and a thirds of an inning. She had one strikeout.

Savannah Farrar tossed one and two-thirds innings in relief.

Virginia had nine hits. Skye Newcomb, Wagstaff and Destiny Talbott had multiple hits for Halifax County. Talbott, Wagstaff and Newcomb had two hits to lead Virginia.



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