In recent baseball and softball games:
Shady Spring 6
Oak Hill 4
Host Shady exploded for four runs in the fourth inning and rolled to the baseball win Thursday.
Adam Carr led the Tigers with a double and two RBIs. Winning pitcher Franklin Buckner also doubled, and Jacob Childers drove in two runs.
Ray Sullivan homered and had two RBIs for Oak Hill. Ricky Epperly chipped in two hits.
Shady Spring 6, Oak Hill 4
OH: 000 022 0 — 4 11 4
SS: 000 420 x — 6 4 3
OH: Daniel Pritt, Ray Sullivan (4) and Josh Lokant, SS: Franklin Buckner, Jordan Meadows (4) and Brendon Schack. WP — Buckner. LP — Pritt. Hitting — OH: Ricky Epperly 2-4, Chris Hysell 1-4 (rbi), Sullivan 1-2 (hr, 2 rbi), Pritt (rbi), Bubba Smith 1-4, SS: Jordan Palchesko 1-3 (r), Jacob Childers 1-3 (2 rbi, r), Buckner 1-3 (2b), Adam Carr 1-3 (2b, 2 rbi, r).
Records: SS 2-6
Arik McGinnis pitched a four-hit shutout to lead Valley past county rival Fayetteville Thursday.
Raeshawn Breckenridge and Joseph Eckert had two hits apiece and McGinnis had one for the Greyhounds.
James Criss had two hits for Fayetteville (8-8).
Valley 10, Fayetteville 0 (6 innings)
V: 231 012 — 10 6 1
F: 000 000 — 0 4 3
V: Arik McGinnis and John Riddle, F: Joseph Rinehart, Will Dooley (3), Jake Holland (5) and Aaron Krise. WP — McGinnis. LP — Rinehart. Hitting — V: McGinnis 1-4, Raeshawn Breckenridge 2-2, Joseph Eckert 2-2, F: Krise 1-2 (2B), Holland 1-2, James Criss 2-3.
Records: Fayetteville (8-8).
The Renegades rallied to tie the score in the bottom of the sixth inning, then Ashton Lester drove in the winning run in the bottom of the eighth for Westside’s sixth straight win Thursday.
Cassadee Blankenship picked up her ninth win from the mound, smacked a triple and drove in one run. Taylor Grimmett added three hits and Stephanie Brown had two hits for Westside.
Kaitlyn Sisler had two hits for the Pirates, while Ashley Gilkerson, Morgan Funk and Chelby Dorsey each drove in one run.
Westside 6, Fayetteville 5
F: 200 003 00 — 5 7 4
W: 100 112 01 — 6 8 5
F: Kaitlyn Sisler and Alexa Roles, Ashley Gilkerson (1), W: Cassadee Blankenship and Leah Pack. WP — Blankenship. LP — Sisler. Hitting — F: Sisler 2-4 (R), Gilkerson 1-3 (RBI), Kelsey Norris 1-3 (2B), Morgan Funk 1-3 (RBI), Chelby Dorsey 1-4 (RBI), Cassidy Bayes 1-3, W: Ashton Lester 1-5 (RBI), Cassadee Blankenship 1-4 (3B, RBI), Stephanie Brown 2-4 (2B), Taylor Grimmett 3-4, Kelsey Walls 1-4 (2B).
Records: Westside (9-4).
Summers County 0
Trey Phares hurled a no-hitter and the Pirates rolled up 12 runs to cruise past Summers County Wednesday.
James Criss had four hits, while Aaron Krise, Brian Gore and Joseph Rinehart each had a double for the Pirates (8-7).
Fayetteville 12, Summers County 0
F: 024 70 — 12 7 0
SC: 000 00 — 0 0 3
F: Trey Phares and Aaron Krise, SC: Mike Anderson, Brian Ayers (3) and Justin Smith. WP — Phares. LP — Anderson. Hitting — F: Krise 1-3 (2B), Brian Gore 1-3 (2B), Joseph Rinehart 2-2 (2B), James Criss 4-4.
Records: Fayetteville (8-7).
Druw Bowen struck out nine and gave up one earned run in a 7-6 victory over Buffalo to help the Valley Greyhounds improve to 10-4 on the season.
Raeshawn Breckenridge went 3-for-3 with a double, triple, 5 RBIs and a home run.
Buffalo’s Nick Gunter went 2-for-4 with a triple and an RBI.
Oak Hill 11
Midland Trail 3
Morgan Harrah surrendered just one hit on the mound and had four hits and two RBIs to lead Oak Hill past Midland Trail Wednesday.
Tif’fanny Gray added three hits and Faith Carr had two hits and two RBIs for the Red Devils (4-4).
Savannah Skaggs was 1-for-3 for the Patriots.
Oak Hill 11, Midland Trail 3
MT: 003 00 — 3 1 2
OH: 401 6x — 11 14 1
MT: Jesika Cooper and Kelsey Ward, OH: Morgan Harrah and Hannah Johnson. WP — Harrah. LP — Cooper. Hitting — MT: Savannah Skaggs 1-3, OH: Morgan Harrah 4-4 (2 RBI), Tif’fanny Gray 3-4, Faith Carr 2-3 (2 RBI).
Records: Oak Hill (4-4)
In recent baseball and softball games:
Lions, Panthers, Eagles and Sharks earn MHYBL crowns
The Mount Hope Youth Basketball League crowned four 2013-14 champions Saturday at the Mount Hope Community Center.
Pirate girls, Trailblazer boys claim Fayette hoops titles
The Fayetteville girls and the Ansted boys were the big winners on the final night of the recent Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament.
Middle school champions
Here are the winners of the Fayette County Middle School Basketball Tournament
Boys hoops tournament pairings set
Valley and Greater Beckley Christian have landed the No. 1 seeds in the upcoming boys Class A Region 3 basketball tournament.
High school basketball roundup
In recent high school games:
Tech baseball off to 0-4 start
The WVU Tech baseball team finished its season-opening series with a pair of losses Saturday afternoon as 10th-ranked Cumberland (Tenn.) University recorded the sweep over the Golden Bears 6-5, 15-1 at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.
Pirates, Patriots eye section championship
Top-seeded Fayetteville easily advanced to Thursday’s Class A Region 3, Section 2 girls basketball championship, but the second seed, Meadow Bridge, wasn’t as fortunate.
Local wrestlers among qualifiers for state event
Cliff Warden is good at keeping things in perspective.
MHYBL posts results as tourneys begin
In recent action in the Mount Hope Youth Basketball League:
Red Devils topple Westside for second time this season
Five first-half 3-point goals put Oak Hill in business against Westside.
At halftime, the rims froze over.
Time for Plan B.
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