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Peabody Little League softball team sweeps pair to win state title

Avery Grieco saved the day for Peabody, holding Westfield in check in the second game of Sunday’s doubleheader to help her team win the state Little League championship. (Anne Marie Tobin)
WOBURN — Leaving nothing to chance, the Peabody Tanners 12-year-old Little League Softball All-Stars got out the brooms Sunday, sweeping Section 1 champion Westfield, 7-0 and 2-0, to win the state championship and punch their ticket to next weekend’s East Regional Tournament in Bristol, CT. Abby Bettencourt staked the Tanners to a 1-0 lead with…

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