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Blythewood edges Lady Demons
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Blythewood rallies to beat Lady Demons: Blythewood pushed across a run in the top of the seventh to get past host Lugoff-Elgin, 2-1, in a Region 4-4A softball showdown played Friday night at Lady Demon Field.The win gave the Bengals a 2-0 conference play while the Lady Demons fell to 1-1 in Region 4-4A and 7-2 overall.L-E junior Erin Blizzard and Blythewood’s Katie Chappell were locked in a scoreless battle for five innings before the Bengals pushed a run across in the top of the sixth on Sydney Burnsed’s solo home run to take a brief 1-0 lead.L-E answered in the bottom of the sixth when Kenyatta Anderson singled and would later score on a sacrifice fly off the bat of Sophie Holland to even things at 1-1.Blythewood would push the winning run across in the seventh when Jessica Roth singled home Chappell, who worked a scoreless bottom of the seventh to preserve the win.Blizzard allowed two runs on nine hits with seven strikeouts and a walk while being tagged with the tough-luck loss.Chappell also surrendered nine hits while fanning three and issuing three walks.Taylor Rawl, Dallas Guerrero and Anderson each collected a pair of hits for the Lady Demons.

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