The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

April 23, 2014

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

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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.

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