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Belgreen softball has strong week

The Belgreen Bulldog softball team had a strong week this past week, taking three of five games. Belgreen beat Belmont 3-1, Colbert County 6-0 and Cedar Bluff 8-7.

Belgreen 3, Belmont 1

In the Belgreen Bulldogs’ 3-1 win over the Belmont Cardinals, the game was scoreless through three innings.  The Bulldogs broke through in the top of the fourth inning when Emma Dempsey scored on a single by Madison Vandiver.

Belgreen extended the lead to 3-0 in the sixth inning on a two-run triple by Lily Blackburn scoring Dempsey and Vandiver.

Dempsey went seven innings in the circle, allowing four hits and one run and striking out ten.

Belgreen 6, Colbert County 0

Dempsey pitched a two-hit shutout in the 6-0 win over the Colbert County Indians.

Blackburn got the scoring going in the bottom of the fourth inning on an RBI-triple scoring Kelsey Wilson.

In the bottom of the sixth inning, Dempsey scored on a fielder’s choice, giving the Bulldogs a 2-0 lead.

Morgan Vandiver followed that up with a two-run double scoring Blackburn and Madison Vandiver to give the Bulldogs a 4-0 lead.

Belgreen completed scoring on a two-run single by Katie Cooper scoring Hannah Borden and Morgan Vandiver.

Belgreen 8, Cedar Bluff 7

Makayla Willigham hit a walk-off double in the bottom of the sixth inning, scoring Caitlyn Oliver, to beat Cedar Bluff 8-7.

Cedar Bluff led Belgreen 6-2 after an inning and a half, but the Bulldogs tied the game with four runs in the bottom of the second inning.

Hannah Borden led Belgreen with a single, a double and four RBIs.