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Darlings teams make early tournament exits

SoVaNow.com / July 03, 2013


All-Star Darlings teams from Clarksville and South Hill made brief runs in the Dixie Softball District 1 tournament this week in Clarksville.

Clarksville was the host team and didn’t start play until Saturday. Brunswick defeated Clarksville on Saturday by one run, 10-9. The Clarksville girls scored all nine of their runs in one inning.

On Sunday, the host Darlings squared off against Crewe-Burkeville and were ousted from the double elimination tournament by a score of 17-11.

Meantime, the South Hill All-Stars drew Emporia-Greensville in Friday’s opening round and lost 12-1.

On Saturday the team suffered its second loss to Blackstone, 18-15, to end its tournament run.

Here’s a summary of the Darlings action:

Game 1: Emporia-Greensville 12, South Hill 1

Game 2: Lunenburg 16, Blackstone 10

Game 3: Dinwiddie 28, Crewe-Burkeville 18

Game 4: PE-Farmville 28, Brunswick 8

Game 5: Lunenburg 10, Clarksville 9

Game 6: Blackstone 18, South Hill 15

Game 7: Crewe-Burkeville 20, Brunswick 8

Game 8: PE-Farmville 9, Dinwiddie 0

Game 9: Crewe-Burkeville 17, Clarksville 11





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