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Pembroke wins Dixie Belles Softball World Series title in Louisiana

ALEXANDRIA, La. — The Pembroke all-stars Dixie Softball team won the Belles World Series on Wednesday night in Alexandria, La., with an 11-1 victory over Mississippi in six innings.

The victory in the championship game came less than 24 hours after Mississippi handed Pembroke its first loss of the tournament in a 9-4 ballgame. The North Carolina state champs had to beat Texas on Wednesday to earn the trip to the title game with Mississippi.

Courtesy photo The Pembroke all-star Belles softball team celebrates after winning the Dixie Softball World Series title over Mississippi on Wednesday.
https://www.robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/web1_output-1-_ne2018820234887-1.jpgCourtesy photo The Pembroke all-star Belles softball team celebrates after winning the Dixie Softball World Series title over Mississippi on Wednesday.

Staff report