Decatur plated the only run it needed in the first inning Saturday for a 1-0 Division 4 softball regional semifinal victory at home against Centreville.
Allie Copeland got the win for the Raiders after going the distance with five hits allowed and two strikeouts. She did not walk a batter.
Irene Horvath and Makenna Keller doubled for Decatur, and Emily Makowski and Regan Rose singled. Keller drove in the lone run.
The Bulldogs (18-6) left seven on base in the season-ending loss. Emma Russell took the loss for Centreville after a fantastic complete-game effort that ended with four hits allowed. She struck out one and walked two.
McKenzie Sheteron finished with three base hits and Jaedan Blades singled twice for the Bulldogs.
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