The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

April 12, 2013

Roundup: Tigers get 2nd consecutive win


From Staff Reports

PREP BASEBALL

Shady Spring 6, Oak Hill 4


SHADY SPRING — Shady exploded for four runs in the fourth inning and rolled to the win.

Adam Carr led the Tigers with a double and two RBIs. Winning pitcher Franklin Buckner also doubled, and Jacob Childers drove in two runs.

Ray Sullivan homered and had two RBIs for Oak Hill. Ricky Epplerly chipped in two hits.

Shady Spring, 2-6 and winner of its last two contests, hosts Summers County at 6:30 p.m. today.



Shady Spring 6, Oak Hill 4

OH:    000    022    0    —    4 11 4

SS:    000    420    x    —    6 4 3

OH: Donald Pritt, Ray Sullivan (4) and John Lokant, SS: Franklin Buckner, Jordan Meadows (4) and Brendon Schack. WP — Buckner. LP — Pritt. Hitting — OH: Ricky Epperly 2-4, Chris Pysell 1-4 (rbi), Sullivan 1-2 (hr, 2 rbi), Pritt (rbi), Ruba Smith 1-4, SS: Jordan Palchesko 1-3 (r), Jacob Childers 1-3 (2 rbi, r), Buckner 1-3 (2b), Adam Carr 1-3 (2b, 2 rbi, r).

Records: SS 2-6



Wyoming East 4, Bluefield 1

BLUEFIELD — Derek Thornton surrendered just one run, smacked a double and drove in a run to lead Wyoming East past Bluefield Thursday.

Christian Hedinger added two hits, including a double and also drove in a run for the Warriors.

Justin Mariotti had two hits for Bluefield.

Wyoming East (8-3) travels to River View today.



Wyoming East 4, Bluefield 1

WE:    200    020    0    —    4 4 1

B:    000    100    0    —    1 7 1

WE: Derek Thornton and Zach Whitten, B: Justin Lightfoot and Randy Maxey. WP — Thornton. LP — Lightfoot. Hitting — WE: Christian Hedinger 2-3 (2B, RBI), Derek Thornton 1-2 (2B, RBI), Hunter Simmons 1-3, B: Justin Mariotti 2-3, Trevor Mullins 1-3 (3B), Logan Lineberry 1-3, Justin Lightfoot 1-3 (RBI), Christian Oster 1-3, Jeremy Thompson 1-3.

Records: Wyoming East (8-3).



River View 13, Westside 0 (5 innings)

CLEAR FORK — Demetrius Duff pitched a shut-out, scattering just five hits to lead River View past Westside Thursday.

Tyler Roberts hit a double, scored twice and drove in one run and Austin Walker had two hits to lead the Raiders.

Breyer Morgan led Westside with two hits.

Westside hosts Oak Hill today.



River View 13, Westside 0 (5 innings)

RV:    022    16        —    11 8 0

W:    000    00        —    0 5 1

RV: Demetrius Duff, W: Breyer Morgan, Dakota Bailey (4), Drew Bragg (5) and Matt Evans. WP — Duff. LP — Morgan. Hitting — RV: Timothy Stacy 1-3 (R, RBI), Austin Walker 2-3 (2 R, RBI), Zachary Shelton 0-3 (2 RBI), Tyler Robert 2-3 (2B, 2 R, RBI), Coeburn 1-2 (R) W: Breyer Morgan 2-3, Dakota Bailey 1-3, Tyler Copley 1-2, Jeffrey Brown 1-2.



Valley 10, Fayetteville 0 (6 innings)

FAYETTEVILLE — Arik McGinnis pitched a four-hit shut-out to lead Valley past county rival Fayetteville Thursday.

Raeshawn Breckenridge and Joseph Eckert had two hits apiece and McGinnis had one for the Greyhounds.

James Criss had two hits for Fayetteville.

Fayetteville (8-8) travels to Sherman today.



Valley 10, Fayetteville 0 (6 innings)

V:    231    012        —    10 6 1

F:    000    000        —    0 4 3

V: Arik McGinnis and John Riddle, F: Joseph Rhinehart, Will Dooley (3), Jake Holland (5) and Aaron Krise. WP — McGinnis. LP — Rhinehart. Hitting — V: Arik McGinnis 1-4, Raeshawn Breckenridge 2-2, Joseph Eckert 2-2, F: Aaron Krise 1-2 (2B), Jake Holland 1-2, James Criss 2-3.

Records: Fayetteville (8-8).



Greenbrier West 12, Nicholas County 4

SUMMERSVILLE — The Greenbrier West Cavaliers pounded out 15 hits and rolled past Nicholas County Thursday.

Chase McClung had four hits including a home run, while Jordan Robinson had three hits and drove in two runs for Greenbrier West.

Kaleb Hamrick, Dustin Yoakum and Mikey Goddard each had two hits and Yoakum drove in three runs for the Cavaliers.

Tyler Sagraves had a triple and three RBIs to lead the Grizzlies.

Greenbrier West (6-5) hosts Montcalm today.



Greenbrier West 12, Nicholas County 4

GW:    014    132    1    —    12 15 3

NC:    000    400    0    —    4 9 5

GW: Chase McClung, Austin Ransom (4) and Jared Jennings, NC: Will Mayes, Devin Kennan (5), Ian Moore (7) and Ethan Amick. WP — McClung LP — Mayes. Hitting — GW: Chase McClung 4-5 (HR, 2 R), Kaleb Hamrick 2-4 (3 R, 2B, RBI), Jordan Robinson 3-5 (2 RBI, R), Dustin Yoakum 2-4 (3 RBI, R), Mikey Goddard 2-4 (RBI, R), Jared Jennings 1-5 (RBI, R, 2B), Jacob Burk 1-5 (RBI, R, 2B), NC: Peyton Nowak 2-4 (R), Brandon Hunter 2-4 (R), Will Mayes 2-3, Tyler Sagraves 1-3 (3 RBI, 3B).

Records: Greenbrier West (6-5).



Late Wednesday

Independence 9, Bluefield 7


BLUEFIELD — The Independence Patriots rallied for three runs in the top of the seventh inning and Jeremy McGinnis slammed the door shut pitching three scoreless innings for the win as the Patriots beat Bluefield 9-7 Wednesday.

McGinnis also starred at the plate with three hits and three RBIs.

Drew D’Angelo also added three hits, including two doubles and Andrue Hughart added two hits in the 14-hit Patriot barrage.

Bluefield was led by Trevor Mullins with three hits. Jason Lightfoot drove in three runs and Justin Mariotti drove in two for the Beavers.

Independence (7-2) plays a doubleheader today against Parkersburg South and St. Albans.



Independence 9, Bluefield 7

I:    101    022    3    —    9 14 1

B:    400    300    0    —    7 13 1

I: Tanner Muovich, Jeremy McKinney (5) and McGinnis, Ryan Brandsetter (5) B: Randall Maxey, Justin Lightfoot (5), Logan Lineberry (7) and Cody Goins. WP — McGinnis. LP — Lineberry. Hitting — I: Drew D’Angelo 3-5 (3 R, 2 2B), Wyatt Adkins 1-3 (2 R, RBI), Jeremy McGinnis 3-4 (3 RBI), Brian Sexton 1-3 (R, RBl, 2B), Andrue Hughart 2-3 (R), Tanner Muovich 1-2, Ryan Branstetter 1-1 (2 RBI), Andrew Cox 1-4, Tanner Ray 1-4 (R) B: Cody Goins 2-5 (R), Trevor Mullins 3-5 (2 R), Logan Lineberry 2-5 (R, RBI, 2B), Justin Mariotti 2-3 (2 R, 2 RBI, 2B), Justin Lightfoot 1-4 (3 RBI, 2B), Justin Awad 1-2, Randall Maxey 2-4.



n PREP SOFTBALL

Westside 6, Fayetteville 5 (8 innings)

CLEAR FORK — The Lady Renegades rallied to tie the score in the bottom of the sixth inning, then Ashton Lester drove in the winning run in the bottom of the eighth for  Westside’s sixth straight win Thursday.

Cassadee Blankenship picked up her ninth win from the mound, smacked a triple and drove in one run. Taylor Grimmett added three hits and Stephanie Brown had two hits for Westside.

Kaitlyn Sisler had two hits for the Pirates, while Ashley Gilkerson, Morgan Funk, and Chelby Dorsey each drove in one run.

Westside (9-4) travels to Montcalm Saturday.



Westside 6, Fayetteville 5

F:    200    003    00    —    5 7 4

W:    100    112    01    —    6 8 5

F: Kaitlyn Sisler and Alexa Roles Ashley Gilkerson (1), W: Cassadee Blankenship and Leah Pack. WP — Blankenship. LP — Sisler. Hitting — F: Kaitlyn Sisler 2-4 (R), Ashley Gilkerson 1-3 (RBI), Kelsey Norris 1-3 (2B), Morgan Funk 1-3 (RBI), Chelby Dorsey 1-4 (RBI), Cassidy Bays 1-3, W: Ashton Lester 1-5 (RBI), Cassadee Blankenship 1-4 (3B, RBI), Stephanie Brown 2-4 (2B), Taylor Grimmett 3-4, Kelsey Walls 1-4 (2B).

Records: Westside (9-4).



Wyoming East 8, Independence 1

NEW RICHMOND — Emily Day had 10 strikeouts in a one-hitter as Wyoming East defeated Independence.

Day also hit a pair of doubles as the Warriors improved to 5-4. Harley McBride, Breanna Pertee and Morgan Wren also had two hits for East, who will host Liberty at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Katie Lilly had the lone hit for the Patriots.



I:    000    001    0    —    1 1 2

WE:    400    301    x    —    8 11 2

I: Brooke Foley and Katie Lilly, WE: Emily Day and Breanna Pertee. WP — Player. LP — Player. Hitting — I: Lilly 1-3, WE: Harley McBride 2-3, Pertee 2-4, Day 2-4 (2 2b), Morgan Wren 2-3.

Records: WE: 5-4.



Victory Awards Dinner May 5 in Clarksburg

 WHEELING — Advance tickets are available for the 67th annual Victory Awards Dinner, set for Sunday, May 5, at the Village Square Conference Center in Clarksburg.

Sponsored by the W.Va. Sports Writers Association, the fete recognizes annual statewide award winners by the WVSWA, all-state selections in football, boys and girls basketball, and state Hall of Fame inductees.

The newest Hall of Famers are two honored National Football League linemen with the Los Angeles Rams — Dennis Harrah and the late Charles Cowan.

Tickets are available from the Register-Herald sports department. Call 304-255-4475 after 4 p.m. for more details.

No tickets will be sold at the door. Those who wait until the last minute could be disappointed.