The two-time defending Class 2 state champion Appomattox Raiders softball team finished the regular season at 19-1 overall, and won the Dogwood District with a 12-0 record. Appomattox has won six consecutive district titles, not counting the 2020 season that was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Haleigh Tweedy came through in another clutch moment for the Appomattox Raiders on Friday as she drove in the game-ending run in the bottom of the fifth inning to defeat the William Campbell Generals at home 11-1, invoking the Mercy Rule. 

Earlier in the season on April 4, Tweedy’s walk-off home run defeated Amherst 6-5. She also ended the May 3 game against Chatham with a another blast in a 10-0 Mercy Rule win. 

Tweedy is one of four Class of 2023 Raiders who were honored against William Campbell on Senior Night. The others were Carrington Moore, Emily Purcell and Kenley Booth. 

Appomattox hosts Radford tonight in a 2C quarterfinal game at 6 p.m. 

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