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Published 10:15 am Thursday, March 14, 2019

Harlan, Cumberland open season with wins

Harlan and Cumberland each opened the middle school softball season with victories.

The Lady Dragons edged Cumberland 6-5 on Monday as Carley Thomas and Addison Jackson each drove in three runs. Thomas had a triple and single. Jackson added a double and single.

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Reagan Jones struck out two in two innings on the mound. Thomas struck out four in two innings to earn the win.

K. Duckworth drove in three runs with a double to lead the Cumberland offense. C. Maggard singled twice. K. Collins had one single.

Estep pitched a compete game for Cumberland with 11 strikeouts.

Cumberland opened its season on Friday with a 17-2 rout of Barbourville.

Alexis Sergent led the Lady Skins with an inside-the-park homer and a single. Halle Raleigh singled twice. Lola Maggard added a double. Katelyn Rogers contributed a single.

Rogers earned the win on the mound as she gave up six hits.