The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

April 30, 2013

Local Roundup


From Staff Reports

COAL CITY — The Independence Lady Patriots rallied from down 6-0 with seven runs in the top of the fifth and two more in the seventh to knock off top-seeded Liberty 9-7 in the Class AA Region 3, Section 1 tournament Monday.

Katie Lilly blasted three doubles and drove in two runs, while Jessie Lilly had a double and also drove in two runs for the Lady Patriots.

Kelsey Hart added two hits and one RBI for Independence.

Brianna Haney hit a home run for the Lady Raiders and Kaitlyn Hannah and Morgan Drennen had two hits apiece.

Liberty plays Summers County today and the winner advances to the championship round against Independence in the double-elimination format.



Independence 9, Liberty 7

I:    000    070    2    —    9 8 6

L:    240    001    0    —    7 7 4

I: Brooke Foley and Katie Lilly, L: Sam Pauley and Andrea Roles. WP — Foley. LP — Pauley. Hitting — I: Katie Lilly 3-4 (3 2B, 2 RBI), Jessie Lilly 2-4 (2B, 2 RBI), Kelsey Hart 2-4 (RBI), Elizabeth Epling 1-3 (RBI), L: A. Mullins 2-4, Kaitlyn Hannah 2-4, Brianna Haney 1-3 (HR), Morgan Drennen 2-3, Sam Pauley 1-4 (RBI).

Records: Independence (5-11).



Independence 11, Summers County 1

(5 innings)

Brooke Foley surrendered just two hits and Elizabeth Epling smacked a double and had three RBIs to lead Independence past Summers County in the opening game of Class AA Region 3, Section 1 play Monday.

Katie Lilly and Jessie Lilly each added a double and drove in two runs for the Lady Patriots, while Courtney Haga added a double and an RBI.

Independence advanced in the winners bracket to play Liberty in the nightcap.



Independence 11, Summers County 1 (5 innings)

SC:    001    00        —    1 2 5

I:    134    3x        —    11 10 1

SC: Katie Walker and Brooke Cole, I: Brooke Foley and Katie Lilly. WP — Foley. LP — Walker. Hitting — SC: Bennett 1-2, Yopp 1-2, I: Katie Lilly 2-3 (2B, RBI), Jessie Lilly 2-3 (2B, RBI), Kelsey Hart 1-1 (RBI), Kayla Meadows 1-1 (RBI), Elizabeth Epling 1-3 (2B, 3 RBI), Courtney Haga 1-3 (2B, RBI).

Records: Independence (4-11).



Westside 4-2, Wyoming East 1-3

CLEAR FORK — Rivals Westside and Wyoming East split the first two games of the Class AA Region 3, Section 2 tournament.

In the first game, Leah Pack homered twice and drove in three runs as Westside won 4-1.

In the second, Chelsea Adkins’ two-run homer in the seventh forced extra innings, then Wyoming East scored a run in the ninth to win 3-2.

The decisive game will be played at 5:30 p.m. today at Westside.





Westside 4, Wyoming East 1

W:    010    102    0    —    4 5 2

WE:    100    000    0    —    1 7 0

W: Cassidy Blankenship and Leah Pack, WE: Emily Day and Breanne Pertee. WP — Blankenship. LP — Day. Hitting — W: Blankenship 1-3, Pack 3-3 (2 hr, 3 rbi), Kelsey Walls 1-3, WE: Chelsea Duncan 2-4 (3b), Pertee 1-4, Chelsey Adkins 1-3, Leah Bailey 1-3, Morgan Adkins.



Wyoming East 3, Westside 2, 9 innings

WE:    000    000    201    —    3 10 3

W:    000    010    100    —    2 5 4

W: Cassidy Blankenship, Kelsey Walls (8) and Leah Pack, WE: Emily Day, Larissa Davis (8) and Breanne Pertee. WP — Davis. LP — Walls. Hitting — WE: Chelsea Duncan 4-5 (2 2b), Morgan Wrenn 3-5, Davis 2-4, Chelsea Adkins 1-4 (hr, 2 rbi), Kristen Bailey 1-4, W: Ashton Lester 1-4 (2b), Pack 2-4, Logan Osborne 1-3 (hr, rbi), Stephanie Brown 1-3.



Nicholas County 8, Clay County 0 (5 innings)

SUMMERSVILLE — Lauren Young fired a one-hit shutout and struck out seven to lead the Nicholas County Lady Grizzlies past Clay County in Class AA Region 4, Section 1 play.

Shelby Grose had two hits for Nicholas County, while Lauren Young, Devin Johnson and Alyson Childers each had one hit for the victors.

Teyah Sams had the lone hit for Clay County.

Nicholas County (10-12) plays Herbert Hoover at 5 p.m. today. Each team must win two games to capture the sectional crown.



Nicholas County 8, Clay County (5 innings)

C:    000    00        —    0 1 4

NC:    106    01        —    8 5 0

C: Amber Santos and Teyah Sams, NC: Lauren Young and Mariah Eberhart. WP — Player. LP — Player. Hitting — C: Teyah Sams, NC: Shelby Grose 2-3, Lauren Young 1-3, Devin Johnson 1-3 (2B), Alyson Childers 1-3 (3B).

Records: Nicholas County (10-12).



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Wyoming East 11, Liberty 1 (5 innings)

NEW RICHMOND — Christian Hedinger and Derek Thornton each drove in three runs apiece to lead the Wyoming East Warriors past Liberty Monday.

Derek Laxton scattered five hits and surrendered just one run to collect his 29th career win. He is now tied for most career wins at Wyoming East.

Hunter Simmons, Chase Pressley and Hunter Justus each had two hits for the Warriors.

Austin Lyons had two hits, including a double for the Raiders.

Wyoming East (17-4) hosts James Monroe today.





Wyoming East 11, Liberty 1 (5 innings)

L:    000    01        —    1 5 2

WE:    011    54        —    11 10 1

L: Jordan Atkins, Seth Prince (4), and Jake Lacek, WE: Derek Laxton and Zach Whitten. WP — Laxton. LP — Atkins. Hitting — L: Austin Lyons 2-3 (2B), Dakota Boulet 1-3 (RBI), Matthew Bailey 1-2, Seth Prince 1-2, WE: Austin Canada 1-2 (RBI), Zach Whitten (RBI), Christian Hedinger 1-2 (3 RBI), Derek Thornton 1-2 (3 RBI), Hunter Simmons 2-2, Chase Pressley 2-2 (RBI), Hunter Justus 2-3.

Records: Wyoming East 17-4.



Independence 15, Westside 0

 The Independence Patriots rolled up 15 runs on 13 hits and Tanner Muovich pitched a four-hit shutout to lead the Patriots past Westside.

Drew D’Angelo had a home run and a double and scored twice, while Steven Leach doubled and drove in two runs. Ryan Brandsetter added a double and three RBIs for Independence.

Drew Bragg and Dakota Bailey had two hits apiece for Westside.

Independence hosts Shady Spring today.





Independence 15, Westside 0, (5 innings)

W:    000    00        —    0 4 3

I:    380    4x        —    15 13 1

WP — Muovich. LP — Copley. Hitting — W: Drew Bragg 2-2, Dakota Bailey 2-3 (2B), I: Drew D’Angelo 2-3 (RBI, 2 R, 2B, HR), Wyatt Adkins 1-2 (2 RBI, 2 R), Andrue Hughart 1-3 (2 R, RBI), Steven Leach 1-1 (2B, 2 RBI, R), Jeremy McGinnis 2-3 (RBI), Logan Smith 1-1 (RBI), Brad Huffman 1-3 (RBI), Tanner Muovich 1-2 (2B, RBI, R), Ryan Brandsetter 1-1 (2B, R, 3 RBI), Tanner Ray 1-2 (R, RBI).



CORRECTION

Independence’s Brad Huffman was misidentified in Sunday’s edition of The Register-Herald. He hit a home run in the Patriots’ loss to St. Albans on Saturday.