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Washington secures spot in Class AAA state championship round with 6-3 win over Cabell Midland

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SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Washington scored six unanswered runs to book a spot in the Class AAA state championship round with a 6-3 win over Cabell Midland Thursday morning in an elimination game.

After falling behind 1-0 in the first inning, Washington answered with three runs in the second inning, two in the third and one more in the fourth to take a lead they would not relinquish.

Chloe Constantino went the distance in the circle for the Patriots (24-7). She allowed seven hits, struck out six and did not walk a batter.

Anna Sedlock went 2-for-3 for the Patriots with a two-run home run. Carly Constantino, Carly Crowder and Addison Musser also drove in runs for the Patriots.

The Patriots will face University (24-9) at 2:15 p.m., needing two wins over the Hawks to claim the state championship.

Cabell Midland’s season ends with a 29-7 record. Addison Perdue and Olivia Bell each had run-scoring hits for the Knights. Audrea Watts pitched four innings before being relieved by Brendelynn Minton.

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