The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

April 23, 2014

Local roundup: Indy beats Liberty 15-5, 10-0 in doubleheader


From Staff Reports

BECKLEY — n PREP BASEBALL

Independence 15,

Liberty 5 (5 innings)

Independence 10,

Liberty 0 (5 innings)

Class AA No. 2 Independence rolled past county rival Liberty in a doubleheader sweep Wednesday in Glen Daniel 15-5 and 10-0.

Independence hammered 16 hits and was aided by Liberty miscues in the field to win the opener. Ryan Brandstetter had a grand slam, Brad Huffman had a double and three RBIs and Jeremy McGinnis and Chris Mills added two RBIs each for the Patriots in the game one win.

Dylan Keel led the Raiders with a home run and two RBIs.

Andrue Hughart pitched a four-hit shutout, hit a double and drove in three runs to lead the way for the Patriots in game two and secure the sweep. Dean Milam drove in three runs and Brad Huffman drove in two runs for Independence.

Liberty (5-14) hosts Greater Beckley Christian today. Independence (14-4) hosts James Monroe Friday.



Independence 15, Liberty 5 (5 innings)

I:    542    40        —    15 16 1

L:    200    21        —    5 12 8

I: Brian Sexton and Jeremy McGinnis, L: Jordan Atkins and Jake Lacek. WP —Sexton. LP — Atkins. Hitting — I: Wyatt Adkins 2-5 (2 R), Brian Sexton 1-5 (RBI), Andrue Hughart 2-4 (3 R, RBI), Brad Huffman 3-4 (2 R, 3 RBI, 2B), Jeremy McGinnis 2-2 (2 R, 2 RBI), Ryan Brandstetter 2-3 (2 R, 4 RBI, HR), Tanner Muovich 1-4 (R), Chris Mills 1-4 (R, 2 RBI), Andrew Cox 2-4 (R, RBI) L: Jake Lacek 2-2 (RBI), Jordon Hosaflook 1-3 (R), Dylan Keel 1-3 (R. 2 RBI, HR), Meechie Brown 2-3 (2B), Dakota Boulet 1-3 (R), Seth Prince 2-3 (R), Josh Browning 1-3 (R), Tyler Mullens 1-3, Brandon Lemon 1-3 (RBI)



Independence 10, Liberty 0 (5 innings)

L:    000    00        —    0 4 5

I:    150    13        —    10 8 1

L: Jake Lacek, Seth Prince (5) and Trevor Quarrels, I: Andrue Hughart and Jeremy McGinnis WP — Hughart. LP — Lacek Hitting — L: Jake Lacek 2-3, Dakota Boulet 1-2, Seth Prince 1-2, I: Wyatt Adkins 1-3 (R), Brian Sexton (3 R), Andrue Hughart 2-4 (2 R, 2B, 3 RBI), Brad Huffman 2-4 (2 RBI), Jeremy McGinnis 2-3 (R), Dean Milam 1-3 (3 RBI)

Records: Liberty (5-14)



Shady Spring 9, Princeton 3

Shady Spring scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to break the game open and defeat Princeton 9-3 Wednesday at home.

Brian Schack hit a triple and drove in four runs and Michael Hill blasted a home run and scored three times to lead Shady Spring.

Ryan Snodgress pitched six strong innings to get the win and John Linkous closed the door in the seventh for Shady.

Andrew Wilson had three hits to lead Princeton.

Shady Spring (7-9) travels to Greenbrier West today.



Shady Spring 9, Princeton 3

P:    101    100    0    —    3 7 3

SS:    112    401    x    —    9 10 7

P: Michael Rottenberry, Will Fredeling (5) and Brett Wall, SS: Ryan Snodgress, John Linkous (7) and Brendan Schack. WP — Snodgress. LP — Rottenberry. Hitting — P: Brett Wall 2-4 (2 R), Andrew Wilson 3-4, Andrew Wood 1-4 (R, 2B), Ian Southcott 1-3; SS: Jordan Meadows 1-3 (2 R), Michael Hill 1-4 (3 R, RBI, HR), Brian Schack 3-4 (R, 4 RBI, 3B), Drew Green 1-4, Ryan Snodgress 2-4 (R), Brandon Thompson 1-2, John Lively 1-3 (R, 2B, RBI).

Records: Shady Spring (7-9).



Wyoming East 16,

Westside 0 (5 innings)

CLEAR FORK — Class AA No. 6 Wyoming East pounded out 12 hits and scored 16 runs to overwhelm county rival Westside (9-8) Wednesday in five innings.

Austin Canada hurled a two-hit shutout and had two hits, including a double to lead the Warriors. Canada reached the 100 hit mark on the evening, making him the seventh player in Wyoming East history to reach the century mark.

Christian Hedinger remained hot from the dish with a double, a triple and four RBIs and Josh Zebosky added two doubles and three RBIs for East.

Dakota Dixon and Matt Evans had one hit apiece for the Renegades.

Wyoming East (14-3) hosts Mount View today for a doubleheader.



Wyoming East 16, Westside 0 (5 innings)

WE:    226    60    —    16 12 1

W:    000    00    —    0 2 6

WE: Austin Canada and David Powers, W: Drew Bragg, Austin Bailey (4) and Dakota Paynter. WP — Canada. LP — Bragg. Hitting — WE: Austin Canada 2-4 (2B), Christian Hedinger 2-3 (4 RBI, 2B, 3B), Josh Zebosky 2-3 (2 2B, 3 RBI), Jaquan Ayers 1-3 (RBI), Chase Pressley 1-1, Tristen Toler 1-2 (RBI), David Powers 1-2, Hunter Simmons 1-3, John Culicerto 1-2, W: Dakota Dixon 1-2, Matt Evans 1-2

Records: Wyoming East (14-3), Westside (9-8)



Fayetteville 6,

Charleston Catholic 3

FAYETTEVILLE — Fayetteville scored four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to erase a 3-2 deficit and went on to defeat Class A No. 4 Charleston Catholic Wednesday.

Dalton Dempsey had two hits and two RBIs, while pitcher Trey Phares allowed just four hits and smacked a double to lead the Pirates.

Jordan Corvelli led the Irish with two hits.

Fayetteville (13-13) will play another top five opponent Friday when they host the Valley Greyhounds.



Fayetteville 6, Charleston Catholic 3

CC:    003    000    0    —    3 4 1

F:    200    400    x    —    6 6 1

CC: Dominic Marsico and David Hamilton, F: Trey Phares and Jake Cogar. WP — Phares; LP — Marsico. Hitting — CC: Jordan Covelli 2-4, Conner Golden 1-1, Sam McKnown 1-4, F: Dalton Dempsey 2-3 (2 RBI), James Criss 1-3, Trey Phares 1-3 (2B), Troy Farrell 1-3

Records: Fayetteville (13-13)



PIkeView 21,

Summers County 11 (5 innings)

HINTON — Class AA No. 7 PikeView scored 21 runs over five innings to defeat Summers County in a slugfest Wednesday that saw the teams combine for 31 hits in the game.

Austin Cordell led the Panthers with two home runs and eight RBIs, while Seth Meadows and Jordan Hardin each hit a home run and drove home three runs.

Keian Lee went 4-for-4 with two doubles and Ryan Roberts had four RBIs for PikeView.

Aaron Gunnoe belted a home run and drove in three runs and Erik Lindsey hit a home run and had two RBIs for the Bobcats. Greg Shrewsbury added a solo shot for Summers.

Summers County plays at James Monroe today



PikeView 21, Summers County 11 (5 innings)

P:    632    55        —    21 18 1

SC:    513    03        —    11 13 7

PV: Austin Cordell, Ben Boggess (1), Justin Hopper (5) and Hunter Moses, SC: Drae Hutchens, Timmy Kitchen (3), Brett MIller (5) and B.J. Shrewsbury. WP — Boggess. LP — Hutchens. Hitting — PV: Carter Shrewsbury 3-5 (RBI), Jon Clark 2-5 (2B, RBI), Austin Cordell 3-5 (2 HR, 8 RBI), Jordan Hardin 3-5 (HR, 3 RBI), Seth Meadows 2-4 (HR, 3 RBI), Ben Boggess 1-5, Keian Lee 4-4 (2 2B), Ryan Roberts 1-4 (4 RBI), SC: Erik Lindsey 2-2 (HR, 2 RBI), Austin Cook 2-4 (RBI), Jacob Lively 1-3 (2B, 2 RBI), Drae Hutchens 2-4 (3 RBI), Aaron Gunnoe 2-3 (HR, 3 RBI), Greg Shrewsbury 2-4 (HR), Tyler Bragg 1-1.



Nicholas County 8, Valley 7

SUMMERSVILLE — The Grizzlies scored the go ahead run in the bottom of the sixth inning and improved their record to 7-9 Wednesday evening, knocking off Valley 8-7.

Jimmy Pritt, Josh Gregory and Jared Price all had two hits apiece for Nicholas County, helping Will Mayes secure the victory.

Druw Bowen was 1-for-4 with three RBIs for the Greyhounds.

Nicholas County will return to action Friday when they weclome Riverside to Summersville. Valley welcomes Richwood tonight.



Nicholas County 8, Valley 7

V:    130    050    0    —    7 5 1

NC:    120    041    x    —    8 11 5

V: Joseph Eckert and John Riddle, NC: Will Mayes and Tate Mayes. WP — Mayes. LP — Eckert. Hitting — V: Raeshawn Breckenridge 1-4, Druw Bowen 1-4 (3 RBI), NC: Jimmy Pritt 2-4, Josh Gregeory 2-3, Jared Price 2-4.

Records: 7-9 Friday against Riverside



n PREP SOFTBALL

Westside 8,

Liberty 0 (5 innings)

CLEAR FORK — Cassie Blankenship pitched a complete game shutout, smacked a home run and drove in three runs to lead Westside past Liberty 8-0 Wednesday in five innings. Blankenship allowed just four hits on the night.

The Lady Renegades only had five hits but numerous errors by the Lady Raiders spelled their doom.

Christian Price added a triple and Carly Puett added an RBI for Westside.

The Lady Renegades (14-2) have the remainder of the week off and will travel to Wyoming East Monday.



Westside 8, Liberty 0

L:    000    00    —    0 4 8

W:    115    1x    —    8 5 1

L: Sam Pauley and B. Haney, H: Cassie Blankenship and Leah Pack WP — Blankenship. LP — Pauley. Hitting — L: K. Hannah 2-2, S. Griffith 1-2, M. Ferrell 1-2, W: Cassie Blankenship 1-3 (HR, 3 RBI), Christian Price 1-2 (3B), Stephanie Brown 1-2, Ashton Lester 1-2, Carly Puett 1-2 (RBI)

Records: Westside (14-2)



Late Monday

Shady Spring 12,

Woodrow Wilson 3 (6 innings)

Alexis Coalson had a home run, a double and three RBIs to lead Shady Spring past Woodrow Wilson 12-3 Monday.

Hannah Daniels also smacked a double, while Morgan Hylton, Sierra Richmond, Jesslyn Hughes and Carly St. Claire each had two hits for the Lady Tigers.

Emily Lane and Caitlin Fisher had two hits apiece for the Lady Flying Eagles.

Shady Spring (3-9) hosts Fayetteville Wednesday.





Shady Spring 12, Woodrow Wilson 3 (6 innings)

WW:    111    000    —    3 5 4

SS:     305    004    —    12 15 0

WW: Cara MacAuley and Sydney Lucas, SS: Alexis Coalson and Hannah Daniels. WP — Coalson. LP — MacAuley. Hitting — WW: Emily Lane 2-3 (R), Caitlin Fisher 2-3 (RBI), Sydney Lucas 1-3 (R), SS: Morgan Hylton 2-4 (2 R), Hannah Daniels 1-4 (HR, R, RBI), Sierra Richmond 2-3 (2 R, 2B, RBI), Alexis Coalson 3-4 (3 RBI, 2 R, 2B, HR), Brooklyn Meador 1-3 (R, RBI), Jesslyn Hughes 2-4 (2 R, 2 RBI), Skye Stump 1-2 (2B, 2 R), Carley St. Claire 2-3, Kaitlyn Wells 1-3.

Records: Shady Spring (3-9).



n Shady Spring Expo Fundraiser

The Shady Tigers Touchdown Club will sponsor its Spring Expo Fundraiser Saturday, May 3 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Shady Spring High School Cafeteria. Numerous vendors will be present at the expo including Jaime’s Boutique. Mawmaw’s Treasures, Miche Purses, Origami Owl, Tupperware, Pink Zebra, 31 Bags and many more.

There will also be a community yard sale, bake sale and concessions at the expo. For more information please contact Wendy Murdock at 304-575-5035 or Alicia White at 304-953-9720.



n KSI Sports co-ed volleyball tournament

KSI Sports will sponsor a co-ed volleyball tournament Saturday, May 17, at KSI Sports in Beaver. The cost is $90 per team. For more information, visit www.ksisports.com or call 304-222-3966.



n Tiger Classic May 16-18

The fifth annual Tiger Classic basketball tournament, for grades 2-9, will be held May 16-18 at Shady Spring High School.

The entry fee is $175. Contact Neal Michaels at 304-673-7728, wmichaels@bop.gov or Chuck Connor at 304-673-5845,or cconnor@brake.com.