The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

April 28, 2013

Roundup: Independence splits in Wooden Bat Tournament

BECKLEY — PREP BASEBALL

Independence 4, Bluefield 2

St. Albans 10, Independence 4

Independence made the most of its five hits in a 4-2 win over Bluefield in the Treadway Wooden Bat Tournament in Coal City.

Andrue Hughart batted 2 for 3 with an RBI. Jeremy McGinnis drove in two runs.

Justin Mariotti homered for Bluefield. Andrew Siegel and Logan Lineberry each had two hits.

St. Albans defeated Independence 10-4 in the other game. Phoenix Shrewbury keyed the win with a triple, double, single and two RBIs.

Brandon Huffman homered and drove in three runners for the Patriots.

Independence hosts Westside at 5 p.m. Monday.

St. Albans 10, Independence 4

SA:    050    120    2    —    10 10

I:    000    004    0    —    4 5

SA: Dustin Turley, Andrew Mathews (7), I: Andrue Hughart, Jake Bishop (5), Tanner Muovich (6). WP — Turley. LP — Hughart. Hitting — SA: Phoenix Shrewsbury 3-4 (3b, 2b, 2 rbi), Turley 1-2 (rbi), Austin Harless 1-3 (2 rbi), I: Drew D’Angelo 1-4, Andrue Hughart 1-3, Jeremy McGinnis 1-4, Brandon Huffman 1-3 (hr, 3 rbi), Ryan Brandsetter 1-2.

Independence 4, Bluefield 2

B:    002    000    0    —    2 10

I:    102    001    x    —    4 5

B: Randall Maxey, I: Brad Huffman, Jeremy McGinnis (7). WP — Huffman. LP — Maxey. Save: McGinnis. Hitting — B: Andrew Siegel 2-4, Logan Lineberry 2-3, Justin Mariotti 1-2 (hr, 2 rbi), I: Andrue Hugart 2-3 (rbi), Jeremy McGinnis 1-1 (2 rbi), Drew D’Angelo 1-3, Wyatt Adkins 1-3.

Richlands (Va.) 6, Fayetteville 5

Fayetteville 12, Van 1


BLUEFIELD — Chad Lester hit an inside-the-park home run in the bottom of the fifth inning to give Richlands the win over Fayetteville in the semifinals of the Coppinger Baseball Tournament Saturday.

Brian Gore, Jake Alton and Aaron Krise each had two hits for Fayetteville.

The Pirates also played Friday, downing Van 12-1 behind three doubles from Will Dooley and a home run, double and single by Trey Farris. Brian Gore and Jake Holland added two hits apiece.

Pitcher Jake Holland went all six innings, striking out 12 and walking none. The game was ended via the mercy rule.

Fayetteville plays a 4 p.m. game Monday at Webster County.

Coppinger Tournament

Semifinals

Richlands (Va.) 6, Fayetteville 5

F:    111    200    0    —    5 9 2

R:    300    210    x    —    6 13 2

F: Trey Phares and Aaron Krise, R: Mike Davis, Scooter Horton (4) and Bam Yates. WP — Horton. LP — Phares. Hitting — F: Brian Gore 2-4 (2b), Farris 1-4 (3b), Jake Alton 2-2 (2b), Krise 2-3. R: Horton 2-2, Mike Ray 3-3, Chad Lester 3-3 (hr).

Records: F (13-12)

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