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May 10, 2013

Local Roundup

n PREP SOFTBALL

Westside 8, Independence 1

Cassadee Blankenship allowed just two hits and Kasey Walls blasted a three-run homer to lead the Lady Renegades past Independence in the opening round of regional play. Blankenship had 10 strikeouts on the night.

Stephanie Brown added a double and an RBI and Kelsey Walls had a triple and an RBI for Westside.

Westside travels to James Monroe next Thursday for the Region 3 championship game.

Westside 8, Independence 1

I:    010    000    0    —    1 2 4

W:    022    130    x    —    8 7 4

I: Brooke Foley and K. Lilly, W: Cassadee Blankenship and Leah Pack. WP — Blankenship. LP — Foley. Hitting — I: T. Parker 1-3, B. Foley 1-4, W: Stephanie Brown 1-3 (2B, RBI), Kelsey Walls 1-3 (RBI, 3B), Taylor Grimmett 2-3, Cassadee Blankenship 1-3, Kasey Walls 2-3 (2B, HR, 3 RBI).

James Monroe 15, Mount View 0

(5 innings)

WELCH — Mikayla Wickline continued her dominance on the mound, firing a no-hitter and striking out 13 batters over five innings to lead James Monroe past Mount View Thursday in a Class AA Region 3 semifinal.

Johnna Dunbar had two hits and four RBIs, while Tierra Carr added three hits and three RBIs for the Lady Mavericks.

The Lady Mavericks also received three RBIs from Kelsey Christian.

James Monroe advances to the regional championship next Thursday, hosting the Westside Lady Renegades.

James Monroe 15, Mount View 0 (5 innings)

JM:    405    42        —    15 13 0

MV:    000    00        —    0 0 5

WP — Wickline. LP — Kiser. Hitting — JM: Bailee Jackson 1-2, Whitney Ogle 1-4 (R), Hillary Hersman 1-3 (2 R), Rebecca Young 2-2 (4 R), Johnna Dunbar 2-4 (2 R, 4 RBI), Mikayla Wickline 1-3 (3 R, RBI), Tierra Carr 3-4 (3B, R, 3 RBI), Kelsey Christian 1-4 (2 R, 3 RBI), Brooke Prunesti 1-3 (RBI).

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Liberty 7, Summers County 3

The Liberty Raiders broke open a close game with four runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and went on to defeat Summers County in the opening game of the Class AA Region 3, Section 1 tournament.

The Raiders scored all four runs with two outs on singles by Dylan Keel and Seth Prince that drove in two runners each. Keel finished the game with three RBIs.

Jaquan Ayers had a double and two RBIs and Matt Ryan added two doubles and an RBI for the Bobcats.

The Raiders lost the nightcap to Independence and will play Summers County again today in the elimination format.

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