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Late rally falls short; Ponytails drop opener

A last-inning rally fell short, as the Halifax American Ponytails all-stars fell 9-5 to Bedford Metro Friday at Amherst in the Dixie Softball Ponytails State Tournament.

Debs win first two games in playoffs

Two wins in their first games have the Halifax American Debs in good position after the first two days of the Dixie Softball Debs State Tournament in Botetourt.

Belles record shutout in state opener

Taylor Barnes had an RBI triple and RBI single, and she combined with Courtney Epps to pitch a no-hit shutout, as the Halifax American Belles all-stars opened the Dixie Softball Belles State Tournament with a 7-0 win over Lunenburg in Botetourt.

Scottsburg 1-1 in AAA district tourney

Scottsburg rallied from a five-run deficit after one inning and held off a last-ditch Brunswick rally in the sixth inning to win game one of the Dixie Youth Baseball AAA District 2 tournament by a 12-11 score on Friday.

Halifax, Scottsburg advance in O-Zone

Halifax and Scottsburg are each 1-0 in the Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone District 2 Tournament thus far at the Day Complex, both with wins over South Boston.

South Boston Majors win first two

South Boston is undefeated after its first two games in the Dixie Majors Baseball State Tournament, beating Mecklenburg 4-1 on Saturday with the help of home runs from Patches Trent and Scott Rickman.

Scottsburg wraps up AAA District 2 title

It took three games, but Scottsburg wrapped up the Dixie Youth Baseball AAA District 2 tourney title Sunday with a 24-11 win over Brunswick.

Ponytails bow out of state tournament

Chinaiya Owen smacked a double in the second inning, and Megan Watts added a base hit later in the game, but that was the only hit the Halifax American Ponytails all-stars could muster in a 7-0 loss to Fluvanna Sunday that ended American’s run in the Dixie Softball Ponytails State Tournament at Botetourt.

Scottsburg rallies for O-Zone district title

Scottsburg’s Jacob McKinney kept his team close all game long on the mound in the Dixie Youth Baseball O-Zone District 2 Tournament game Monday against Halifax.

Former Comet scores 11 in all-star game

Former Comets’ basketball star center and Virginia Union University bound Destiny Betts helped the West all-stars claim an 80-65 win over the East in the annual Virginia High School Coaches Association all-star game at Christopher Newport University.