Tony Bellamy of Solid Rock Softball watches the ball sail toward the fence. Ned Jilton II photo.
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KINGSPORT — Jeff Webb has spent the last 20 years chasing a championship in the Fun Fest One-Pitch Softball Tournament.
Webb’s pursuit finally ended on Tuesday night at the Eastman Softball Complex when Claude Harless came up with a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Am Vets an 18-17 victory over SRS in the Men’s Open B Division championship game.
Webb got his team going in the bottom of the final frame with a towering three-run homer to left field that pulled the Am Vets within a run. The top of the order came up and pushed across the final two runs, unleashing a celebration around Harless at first base.
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