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GHS softball starts season strong

The Gloucester High School varsity softball team defeated Kecoughtan, 4-2, in its first game of the season Tuesday afternoon.

Autumn Cookson pitched a complete game, striking out five batters. She also had three hits, including a double and an RBI.

The Lady Dukes scored three runs in the third inning. At the top of the third, Tessa Carteret achieved a single and Alexis Dishman reached first base on a Kecoughtan error. Cookson followed with an RBI single, while Sam Carlton and Alivia Bruce each drove in a run later in the inning.

Gloucester added another run in the fourth inning as Grace Sinko-VanLiew hit a double and reached home plate on an RBI by Carteret.

Gloucester will host Kecoughtan this afternoon, Thursday, March 14, at home. First pitch is scheduled for 4:30.Next week, the Lady Dukes are scheduled to play four games. Gloucester will travel to Churchland High School on Monday and will host Hampton High School on Tuesday. The Lady Dukes will be on the road again on ...

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