The Brunswick County West softball team finished second in the Dixie Debs World Series last week in Atoka, Tenn.
Brunswick, representing North Carolina in the 11-state tournament for girls ages 16 to 18, lost to 17-9 to defending champion Alexandria, La., in the second game of a doubleheader July 30.
Brunswick reached the finals in the double-elimination tournament by beating Alabama 5-2 July 29. Caroline Gore pitched six innings and was the winning pitcher. Kim Cook pitched the seventh.