The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

March 20, 2013

Local Roundup

BECKLEY — BASEBALL

Liberty 9, Wyoming East 8

Liberty pounded out 10 hits and held off a late Wyoming East (0-2) rally to defeat the defending state champions Wednesday in Glen Daniel 9-8.

Matthew Bailey led the Raiders with a double and two RBI, while Seth Prince added a double and an RBI.

Joey Lacek scored three times for Liberty and Jake Lacek had two RBI.

Austin Canada and Zach Whitten had two hits apiece for Wyoming East.

Liberty (1-0) hosts Van today at 6 p.m.

Liberty 9, Wyoming East 8

WE:    030    014    0    —    8 6 2

L:    440    100    x    —    9 10 4

WE: Austin Canada, Christian Hedinger (2) and Zach Whitten, L: Jake Lacek, Seth Prince (3), Jordan Atkins (5) and Trevor Quarles, Jake Lacek (3). WP — Prince. LP — Canada. Hitting — WE: Austin Canada 2-4 (2B, R), Zach Whitten 2-3 (R, RBI), Derek Thornton 1-3 (R, RBI), Derek Laxton 1-2 (R), Brian Lusk 0-2 (R, RBI) L: Austin Lyons 2-3 (R), Seth Prince 1-4 (R, RBI, 2B), Joey Lacek 1-3 (3 R, RBI), Dylan Keel 1-2 (2 R, 2B), Matthew Bailey 1-3 (2R, 2 RBI, 2B), Jake Lacek 0-2 (2 RBI), Colten Taylor 1-2 (R).

Records: Liberty (1-0), Wyoming East (0-2).

Fayetteville 20, Richwood 0 (5 innings)

RICHWOOD — Junior Trey Phares surrendered just one hit and struck out 12 Lumberjacks to lead the Pirates to a 20-0 home victory Wednesday.

Jake Cogar had two hits for Fayetteville, while Troy Farrell and Tyler McKinney each had a double in the win.

Aaron Krise scored three times for the Pirates.

Mike Campbell had the lone hit for Richwood.

Fayetteville (1-2) hosts PikeView today at 5:30 p.m.

Fayetteville 20, Richwood 0 (5 innings)

R:    000    00    —    0 1 3

F:    875    0x    —    20 14 1

R: Chad O’Dell, Mike Beaver (1), Chad Beaver (4) and Chris Louden, F: Trey Phares and Jake Cogar. WP — Phares. LP — O’Dell. Hitting — R: Mike Campbell 1-2, F: Jake Cogar 2-2 (2 R), Troy Farrell 1-1 (2B, R), Tyler McKinney 1-2 (2B, 2 R), Aaron Krise 0-0 (3 R).

Records: Fayetteville (1-2).

Independence 10, Westside 0

(5 innings)

CLEAR FORK — Brian Sexton scattered four hits and struck out seven batters to lead the Patriots past Westside in the season opener.

Wyatt Adkins had two triples and scored four times, while Drew D’Angelo banged out two doubles for the Patriots.

Brad Huffman and Jeremy McGinnis each had a double in the win for Independence.

Trevor Anderson had a double for the Renegades.

Independence (1-0) hosts Greenbrier West today.

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