The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

March 24, 2013

Local Roundup

PRINCETON — Princeton scored six runs in the fifth inning to hand Independence its first loss, 9-4 Saturday at Hunnicutt Field.

Addison Wood scattered seven hits and struck out six in the complete-game win. He also drove in two runs for the Tigers, as did Will Hickman.

Brian Sexton had two RBIs for the Patriots (2-1), who host Summers County at 5 p.m. Monday.

Princeton 9, Independence 4

I:    103    000    0    —    4 7 5

P:    003    060    x    —    9 6 3

I: Andrue Hughart, Drew D’Angelo (5), Brad Huffman (5) and Jeremy McGinnis, P: Addison Wood and Josh Perry. WP — Wood. LP — Hughart. Hitting — I: D’Angelo (3B), Wyatt Adkins 1-3 (2B), McGinnis 1-3 (RBI), Hughart 1-4 (RBI), Brian Sexton 1-3 (2 RBI), P: Wood 2-3 (2 R, 2 RBI), B.J. Varner 1-4 (RBI), Will Hickman 2-2 (2 RBI).

Records: I: 2-1.

Liberty 8, PikeView 5

GARDNER — The Liberty Raiders (2-0) rattled off 13 hits in an 8-5 victory over PikeView (3-1).

Jordan Atkins picked up the win.

Joey Lacek went 2-for-4 with two runs batted in, while Dylan Keel went 3-for-5 with two RBIs.

Liberty will host Woodrow Wilson at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

L:    100    006    1    —    8 13 5

PV:    104    000     0    —    5 7 1

L: Jake Lacek, Jordan Atkins and Trevor Corrals, P: Caudel, Cordell (6), Hardin (6), and Moses. WP — Atkins. LP — Caudel. Hitting — L: Austin Lyons 1-3 (3 R, 2B), Seth Prince 1-5 (2 RBI, 2B), Joey Lacek 2-4 (R, 2B, 2 RBI), Dylan Keel 3-5 (R, 2 RBI, 2B), Matthew Bailey 2-4 (RBI), Dakota Boulet 3-3 (R), Trevor Quarles 1-3 (R), P: Hardin 1-4 (R), Moses 1-3 (R), Cordell 2-4 (R, RBI, 2B), Meadows 1-4 (R, RBI), Roberts 2-3 (RBI).

Records: Liberty 2-0, PikeView 3-1.

Greenbrier East 8, Ripley 2

RIPLEY — Ryan Windon pitched 4 2-3 innings, striking out four batters, to help the Spartans to their first win of the season.

Ethan Level went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI, while Heath Utterback drove in three runs in the victory.

Ripley’s Cody Tittinger went 3-for-4.

Greenbrier East will travel to Alleghany, Va., Monday.

Greenbrier East 8, Ripley 2

GE:    131    010    2    —     8 8 0

R:      010    010    0    —    2 6 4

GE: Ryan Windon, Ben Lovett (5), Harrison Martin (5) and Jacob Frantz, R: Chris Jordan and Johnny Stepp. WP — Windon. LP — Jordan. Hitting — GE: Ethan Level 2-5 (2 R, RBI), Heath Utterback 1-5 (3 RBI), Jacob Frantz 2-4, Harrison Martin 1-5, R.J. Matthew 1-1, R: Cody Tittinger 3-4, Nathan Tucker 2-4.

Records: Greenbrier East 1-0, Ripley 1-3.

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