The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

April 30, 2013

Local roundup: Lady Patriots rally past Liberty 7-6, wrap up sectional crown

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Independence 7, Liberty 6

For the second night in a row, the Independence Lady Patriots rallied in the top of the seventh inning to defeat Liberty and capture the Region 3, Section 1 crown Tuesday.

Elizabeth Epling drove in the tying run in the seventh and Courtney Haga singled home the go-ahead run to lift the Patriots to victory.

Brooke Foley added two hits, including a double, while Katie Lilly and Kelsey Hart added one RBI apiece for Independence.

Makayla Hosaflook smacked a home run and Andrea Roles added a double and two RBIs for LIberty.

Independence (6-11) opens Class AA Region 3 play against the winner of Westside and Wyoming East on May 9.

Independence 7, Liberty 6

I:    100    020    4    —    7 8 1

L:    013    002    0    —    6 10 4

I: Brooke Foley and Katie Lilly, L: Makayla Hosaflook and Andrea Roles. WP — Foley. LP — Hosaflook. Hitting — I: Brooke Foley 2-3 (2B), Katie Lilly 1-4 (RBI), Jessie Lilly 1-3, Kelsey Hart 1-4 (RBI), Elizabeth Epling 1-3 (RBI), Courtney Haga 2-3 (RBI), L: Savannah Caron 2-3, Andrea Roles 1-4 (2B, 2 RBI), Sam Pauley 1-4 (3B, RBI), Makayla Hosaflook 1-3 (HR).

Records: Independence (6-11)

ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM: Bre Justice, Katie Walker, Summers County; Katelyn Hannah, Ashton Mullins, Liberty; Kelsey Hart, Katie Lilly, Independence.

MVP: Brooke Foley.

Liberty 10, Summers County 0

(5 innings)

The Liberty Lady Raiders scored 10 runs on seven hits to defeat Summers County Tuesday and advance to the championship round of Class AA Region 3, Section 1 play.

Andrea Roles and Sam Pauley each had two hits and one RBI and Makayla Hosaflook smacked a double and drove in two runs for Liberty.

Pauley also picked up the win pitching a four-hit shut-out for the Lady Raiders.

Brittany Bennett and Bre Justice had two hits each for Summers County.

Liberty advanced to play Independence in the championship round.

Liberty 10, Summers County 0 (5 innings)

SC:    000    00        —    0 4 3

L:    023    5x        —    10 7 0

SC: Katie Walker and Brooke Cole, L: Sam Pauley and Andrea Roles. WP — Pauley LP — Walker. Hitting — SC: Brittany Bennett 2-3, Bre Justice 2-2, L: Andrea Roles 2-3 (RBI), Sam Pauley 2-3 (RBI), Makayla Hosaflook 1-2 (2B, 2 RBI).

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