Exton tops Newberry, forces state title game
Newberry’s Minor Division softball team lost to Exton on Sunday, 8-5, forcing a decisive game this morning in the state tournament.
Kirsten Smith struck out five batters pitching for Newberry, and Hailey DeBrody drove in two runs. Nicole Belton tripled, and Claire Alexander also drove in a run.
The two teams play today at 10 a.m. in the state championship game.
Exton 8, Newberry 5
Newberry: Kirsten Smith and Hailey DeBrody. Exton: J. Gomez, G. Brown and K. Martin.
Top Newberry hitters: Nicole Belton, triple; Hailey DeBrody, triple, 2 RBIs; Claire Alexander, single, RBI.