Isabel Bettencourt hit a home run to help the Peabody softball team take home a blowout win over Saugus on the road Thursday afternoon. (Item File Photo)
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School Sports Roundup: Peabody softball grabs big win over Saugus

The Peabody softball team's offense simply couldn't be stopped Thursday afternoon, as the Tanners blew the game open early and never looked back in a 23-6 win in five innings over Saugus in a Northeastern Conference matchup at Belmonte Middle School.

The Tanners exploded on offense and took a 14-1 lead after two innings before bringing in their reserves. Isabel Bettencourt hit a home run and Abby Bettencourt nearly hit for the cycle in the victory, while Avery Grieco picked up the win in the circle. 

Peabody (11-1) travels to Marblehead Wednesday (4).

Felicia Reppucci went 2-for-4 with a triple and three RBI in the loss for the Sachems, while Gianna Costa (2-for-3) a…

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