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Ella Quinto and Wahconah dispatched Chicopee 12-0 on Tuesday in a Western Mass quarterfinal game.

DALTON — The scoreboard recorded a run-rule victory. Wahconah softball coach Dustin Belcher and his team knew, however, that it wasn't quite as easy as the final score indicates.

"You've got to find all different ways to win in the tournament," Belcher said after the second-seeded Warriors eliminated Chicopee from the Western Massachusetts Class B Tournament, with a 12-0 quarterfinal win Tuesday night at Pine Grove Park.

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Howard Herman can be reached at  hherman@berkshireeagle.com or 413-496-6253. 

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Howard Herman is a sports columnist at The Berkshire Eagle. The dean of full-time sportswriters in Western Mass., he has been with the Eagle since 1988, and is a member of the New England Baseball and Basketball Hall of Fame.