Whiteville Dixie Youth Darlings wrap up World Series trip to Virginia

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WHITEVILLE, N.C. (WWAY) — The Dixie Youth Softball championship resides in Whiteville for the age 8 team.

The team had 5 girls who had never played softball before. After daily practices for two hours each day, the girls sharpened their skills. 32 wins and 0 losses later, they became state champions.

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The Darlings beat Texas in their first World Series game, but fell to Louisiana and Florida over the weekend.

The Whiteville community also deserves praise; they helped raise $15,000 to send the girls and their families to Virginia.