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Debs take first loss to Tennessee

Alex Chestnutt reaches for the ball, trying to tag a Louisiana player Monday.

Debs take first loss

     Fighting to the last out, the Dixie Debs from Columbus County suffered their first loss of their World Series in Louisiana Tuesday night, falling to a tough Tennessee team 10-6 in the semi-finals.

     For the first time since the series began Saturday, the North Carolina champion Dixie Debs move to the losers bracket, facing the host Alexandria, Louisiana team at 6:30 p.m. EDST Wednesday. The winner will face Tennessee for the World Series championship at 8:30 p.m. EDST Wednesday.

Dixie Debs on a better day, still in play Wednesday.

     Look for the series recap, to date, in tomorrows Tabor-Loris Tribune in print and online, and series updates here when available.

Angels eliminated

     World Series play ended the way it began for the North Carolina champion Dixie Angels X-Play squad from South Columbus, with a loss to South Carolina.

     Two South Carolina teams will be playing for the championship Wednesday, hosts Sumter County and the state champions that took down the North Carolina winners 7-2 in the opening round Saturday, 8-1 Tuesday night.

     NC champions Dixie Debs from Columbus County, undefeated to date in that World Series in Louisiana, was down 6-4 against Tennessee in the top of the 5th inning at about 9:45 p.m. EDST.

     Look for update here when available, and a rundown of both series in tomorrow’s Tabor-Loris Tribune in print and online.

Tuesday afternoon

     A resilient South Columbus squad has a chance at redemption in Dixie Softball Angels X-Play World Series play in Sumter tonight, facing South Carolina in a rematch of the opening round that was won by the Palmetto State girls.

     Game time for the Angels semi-final pairing is 8 p.m.

India Sammons on the mound for the Angels.

     Dixie Debs from Columbus County will be working to keep their undefeated streak alive in their quest for a World Series title, taking on Tennessee for the first time at 8:30 p.m. EDST.

     North Carolina is the only undefeated team left in the Dixie Debs series in Alexandria, Louisiana claiming a 6-3 victory over that state’s champions on Monday.

Paige Gore makes it to first base on a bunt in the Debs series Monday.

     Both series are expected to conclude Wednesday.