The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

April 24, 2013

Local Roundup: Greyhounds’ McGinnis pitches 19-strikeout no-hitter


From Staff Reports

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Valley 11, Buffalo 0

BUFFALO — Arik McGinnis fired a no-hitter and fanned 19 Bison batters to lead the Valley Greyhounds past Buffalo Wednesday. McGinnis also had a big night at the plate with a double, a triple and two RBIs.

Drew Jones added four hits, including a triple and Druw Bowen had three hits and an RBI for Valley.

Todd Coleman had three hits and three RBIs, John Riddle drove in two runs and Raeshawn Breckenridge had a double and an RBI.

Valley (16-5) hosts Sherman today.



Valley 11, Buffalo 0

V:    000    144    2    —    11 13 0

B:    000    000    0    —    0 0 2

V: Arik McGinnis and Cody Winter, B: Brad Harris, Nick Gunter (6) and Adam Lewis. WP — Player. LP — Player. Hitting — V: Drew Jones 4-5 (3B), Arik McGinnis 2-4 (2B, 3B, 2 RBI), Raeshawn Breckenridge 1-4 (2B, RBI), Druw Bowen 3-5 (RBI), John Riddle 1-4 (2 RBI), Todd Coleman 3-3 (3 RBI).

Records: Valley (16-5).



Wyoming East 15, Summers County 1 (5 innings)

HINTON — Wyoming East pounded out 16 hits and sent 15 runners across the plate to roll past Summers County Wednesday.

Austin Canada had three hits, including two doubles, while Zach Whitten had three hits and three RBIs for the Warriors.

Christian Hedinger came in to collect the win from the mound and belted a double, a triple and drove in two runs to help his cause.

Jaquan Ayers had two hits for the Bobcats.

Summers County (14-4) hosts Bluefield today.





Wyoming East 15, Summers County 1 (5 innings)

WE:    1002    03        —    15 16 0

SC:    001    00        —    1 2 4

WE: John Culicerto, Christian Hedinger (2) and Zach Whitten, SC: Timmy Kitchen, Greg Shrewsbury and Dustin Smith. WP — Hedinger. LP — Kitchen. Hitting — WE: Austin Canada 3-4 (2 2B, RBI), Zach Whitten 3-4 (3 RBI), Christian Hedinger 2-4 (2B, 3B, 2 RBI), Derek Thornton 2-2 (2 RBI), Brian Lusk 1-2 (RBI), Hunter Simmons 1-3 (RBI), David Carte 1-1 (RBI), David Powers 1-3 (RBI), Coty Bishop 1-1, Hunter Justus 1-3, SC: Jaquan Ayers 2-3.

Records: Wyoming East (14-4).



Independence 14, Liberty 1

Brad Huffman had three doubles and five RBIs and freshman Tanner Ray added two hits, two RBIs and scored two runs to lead the Patriots past county rival Liberty Tuesday in Glen Daniel.

Drew D’Angelo added two hits and scored three runs and Andrew Hughart also scored three times for Independence.

Brian Sexton yielded just one run and two hits to get the complete game win.

Dakota Boulet had a hit and Joey Lacek had a double for the Raiders.

Liberty (17-3) hosts Westside today, while Independence hosts Nicholas County Saturday at the Jeff Treadway Memorial Wooden Bat Tournament.



Independence 14, Liberty 1

I:    010    033    7    —    14 11 0

H:    000    100    0    —    1 2 2

I: Brian Sexton and Jeremy McGinnis, L: Jake Lacek, Seth Prince (6), Joey Lacek (6), Robbie Wright (7) and Trevor Quarles, Jake Lacek (6). WP — Sexton. LP — Lacek. Hitting — I: Drew D’Angelo 2-5 (3 R, RBI), Wyatt Adkins 1-4 (R), Andrue Hughart 1-2 (3 R), Jeremy McGinnis 1-4 (2 RBI), Brad Huffman 3-5 ( 3 2B, 5 RBI), Tanner Muovich 1-3 (RBI), Tanner Ray 2-4 (2 R, 2 RBI), L: Dakota Boulet 1-3 (R), Joey Lacek 1-3 (2B), Dylan Keel 0-2 (RBI).

Records: Liberty (17-3); Independence (13-6).



Late Tuesday

Oak Hill 5, Shady Spring 4

OAK HILL — Kyle Smith singled in the bottom of the seventh inning to tie the game and Chris Hysell launched a sacrifice fly to send home the winning run as Oak Hill rallied past Shady Spring Tuesday. Smith and Hysell both had two RBIs on the evening.

Ricky Epperly added three hits and Wesley Stowers had two hits for the Red Devils.

Jacob Childers had two hits for Shady Spring and scored one run.

Oak Hill (7-12) hosts Midland Trail Thursday.



Oak Hill 5, Shady Spring 4

SS:    010    200    1    —    4 6 3

OH:    120    000    2    —    5 10 2

SS: Snodgrass and Hill, OH: Chris Hysell and Josh Lokant. WP — Hysell. LP — Snodgrass. Hitting — SS: Jacob Childers 2-3 (R), Jordan Meadows 1-4, OH: Kyle Smith 2-4 (2 RBI), Wesley Stowers 2-3, Ricky Epperly 3-3, Chris Hysell 0-2 (2 RBI).

Records: Oak Hill (7-12).



n PREP SOFTBALL

Shady Spring 3, Wyoming East 1

   Shady Spring’s Lady Tigers continued their winning ways, improving to 15-2 on the season with a 3-1 victory over Wyoming East.

   MacKenzie Milam tore the leather off the ball, hitting two home runs and driving in all three of Shady’s runs.

   Katie Snodgress picked up the win and went 1-for-2 with a single.

   Wyoming East’s Larissa Davis had the sole RBI for the Lady Warriors.

   Shady Spring will play county rival Woodrow Wilson today at 5:30 p.m. in Shady.



Shady Spring 3, Wyoming East 1

WE:    000    010    0    —    X 6 1

SS:    100    101    x    —    X 4 4

WE: Emily Day and Brianne Pertee , SS: Katie Snodgress and Kelsey Robertson. WP — Snodgress. LP — Day. Hitting — WE: Chelsea Duncan 1-4, Brianne Pertee 1-4, Larissa Davis 1-3 (RBI), Emily Day 1-3, Chelsey Atkins 1-3,  Leah Bailey 1-3, SS: MacKenzie Milam 3-3 (2 HR, 3 RBI), Katie Snodgress 1-2 (2B).



Nicholas County 9, Fayetteville 1 (6 innings)

SUMMERSVILLE — The Nicholas County Lady Grizzlies broke open a tie game with eight runs in the bottom of the sixth to defeat Fayetteville Wednesday.

Shelby Groves, Sammi Sams, Lauren Young and Caitlin Tallamy each had one hit for Nicholas County.

Whitney Robinson surrendered just one hit and struck out three to get the win.

Nicholas County (9-11) hosts Greenbrier East today.





Nicholas County 9, Fayetteville 1 (6 innings)

F:    100    000        —    1 1 0

NC:    000    108        —    10 4 2

F: K. Sisler and A. Roles, NC: Whitney Robinson and Mariah Eberhart. WP — Robinson. LP — Sisler. Hitting — F: Gilkerson 1-2 (RBI), NC: Shelby Groves 1-2, Sammi Sams 1-2, Lauren Young 1-3, Caitlin Tallamy 1-1.

Records: Nicholas County (9-11).



Late Tuesday

Nicholas County 5, PikeView 2

SUMMERSVILLE — The Grizzlies did all their damage in the first inning as they turned back the Panthers.

Shelby Groves hit two doubles for Nicholas. Lyndsey Butcher also had two hits. Winning pitcher Lauren Young fanned five batters while walking two.

Meadows and Higgins hit doubles for PikeView.

Nicholas (8-11) hosts Fayetteville at 5:30 p.m. today. The Grizzlies will host its sectional tournament beginning Monday.



PV:    100    100    0    —    2 6 6

NC:    500    000    x    —    5 8 4

PV: S. Meadows and F. Coalson, NC: Lauren Young and Mariah Eberhart. WP — Young. LP — Meadows. Hitting — PV: Compton 1-3, Meadows 1-3 (2b), Higgins 1-3 (2b), Baker 1-3, Worrell 1-3, Hatfield 1-2, NC: Shelby Groves 2-4 (2 2b), Sammi Sams 1-3, Young 1-3, Eberhart 1-3, Allison Childers 1-3, Lyndsey Butcher 2-3 (2b).

Records: NC 8-11