CULLMAN — Alabama softball won its final midweek non-conference game of the regular season Tuesday night, defeating Belmont at the Clash in Cullman, 6-4.

Alabama (46-4) scored in each of the first three innings and tacked on another in the fifth to build a six-run lead before Belmont (26-18) made a late push in the seventh, scoring four before a strikeout ended the rally.

Junior Elissa Brown scored twice at the top of the order and stole three bases, with sophomore KB Sides also crossing the plate twice. Junior Taylor Clark earned her first hit as a member of the Crimson Tide before driving in a run later in the game. In the circle, senior Courtney Gettins (6-2) got the win with five shutout innings.

Sarah Cornell pitched the final two innings, giving up four runs on three hits.

Alabama hosts its final home games of the regular season, welcoming 23rd-ranked Kentucky for a three-game series starting Friday at 6:30 p.m. Game two will air on ESPN at 8 p.m. Saturday and the series finale on SEC Network at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Alabama can clinch a share of the SEC regular-season championship with a sweep.

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