In recent high school baseball and softball games:
Meadow Bridge 0-2
Host Fayetteville improved to 4-2 Saturday, sweeping a baseball doubleheader with Meadow Bridge, 11-0 and 14-2.
Pitcher Joseph Rinehart yielded two hits and picked up a win in the first game and was helped by Aaron Krise, James Criss and Trey Phares at the plate. Krise finished 2-for-3 with a double, Criss was a perfect 3-for-3 with a pair of doubles and Phares was 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles.
In the nightcap, Jake Holland got the win for the Pirates by allowing just three hits. At the plate, Krise was 2-for-3 with a double, and Criss was 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles.
Fayetteville 11, Meadow Bridge 0
MB: 000 00 — 0 2 3
F: 803 00 — 1111 0
MB: Marvin Bragg, Zachary Wingerd (2) and Cody White, F: Joseph Rinehart and Aaron Krise. WP — Rinehart. LP — Bragg. Hitting — F: Aaron Krise 2-3 (2b), James Criss 3-3 (2 2b), Trey Phares (2-3 2 2B)
Records — F: 3-2
Fayetteville 14, Meadow Bridge 2
MB: 010 01 — 2 3 3
F: 135 22 — 1411 1
MB: Ryan Church and Cody White, F: Jake Holland and Jacob Cogar. WP — Holland. LP — Church. Hitting — F: Aaron Krise 2-3 (2b), Jake Holland 2-3 (2b), James Criss 3-4 (2 2b), Michael Linkenhoker 1-1 (2b) Caleb Bailes 1-1 (3b).
Records — F: 4-2
The Fayetteville girls dropped a doubleheader with Sherman and Riverside Saturday to fall to 1-3 on the season.
Sherman picked up a win from Whitney Lewis and was led at the plate by Page Halstead, who was a perfect 3-for-3. Riverside’s Sarah Winter got the win and also went 3-for-3 with a pair of triples.
Maddie Pritt was 1-for-2 with a run scored in the first game for Fayetteville, and Chelby Dorsey had a double.
In the 13-0 setback to Riverside, Kaitlyn Sisler, Kayla Workman and Cassidy Bayes each had hits for the Pirates.
Sherman 16, Fayetteville 3
S: 691 — 16 12 1
F: 003 — 3 4 5
S: Whitney Lewis and Hali Jarrell, F: Kathryn Peelish, Kaitlyn Sisler (2) and Ashley Gilkerson. WP — Lewis. LP — Peelish. Hitting — S: Page Halstead 3-3, Hali Jarrell 2-3, Bailey Harless 2-2 (2b), McKenzie Smith 2-3 (2b), F: Maddie Pritt 1-2 (1R), Ashley Gilkerson 1-2, Allyson Kesler 1-2, Chelby Dorsey 1-1 (2b).
Summers County 6
Will Dooley smacked a home run and drove in three runs to lead Fayetteville past Summers County Friday.
Jake Cogar added two hits and Aaron Krise pitched a complete game, giving up just five hits to get the win for Fayetteville.
Aaron Gunnoe hit a home run and drove in two runs to lead the Bobcats, while Jaquan Ayers added two hits.
Fayetteville 7, Summers County 6
SC: 300 300 1 — 6 5 3
F: 011 410 x — 7 10 5
SC: Trevor Anderson, Drew Hutchens (4) and Matt Ryan, F: Aaron Krise and Jake Cogar. WP — Krise. LP — Hutchens. Hitting — SC: Aaron Gunnoe 2-3 (HR, 2 RBI), Jaquan Ayers 2-4, F: Will Dooley 2-2 (HR, 3 RBI), James Criss 1-2, Jake Cogar 2-3.
Records: Fayetteville (2-2).
Kaitlyn Sisler limited Westside to just three singles from the mound, then hit a home run and drove in two runs to lead the Pirates past the Renegades Friday.
Allyson Kesler added two hits, while Ashley Gilkerson and Kelsey Norris each had a double for Fayetteville.
Taylor Grimmett, Ashton Lester and Alexis Walls each had a single for Westside.
Fayetteville 4, Westside 3
W: 200 001 0 — 3 3 3
F: 121 000 x — 4 7 3
W: Cassie Blankenship and Leah Pack, F: Kaitlyn Sisler and Ashley Gilkerson. WP — Sisler. LP — Blankenship. Hitting — W: Taylor Grimmett 1-4 (R), Ashton Lester 1-3, Alexis Walls 1-3, F: Sisler 2-4 (HR, 2 RBI), Allyson Kesler 2-3 (R), Gilkerson 1-3 (2B), Kelsey Norris 1-3 (2B, R), Kayla Workman 1-3.
Records: Fayetteville (1-1).
In recent high school baseball and softball games:
Basketball season under way
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Book chronicles two state NFL greats
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Baseball clinics set for Dec. 8
The Concord University baseball team will hold offensive and pitching and catching clinics on Dec. 8 at the Carter Center.
Tech men drop 77-70 verdict to Shawnee State
The WVU Tech men’s basketball team dropped a 77-70 decision at home Monday to Shawnee State University.
- Sports Briefs — Monday, December 2
GBC’s Lambert on all-state volleyball first team
Brandy Bunch of Wirt County was selected as captain of the Class A all-state volleyball team released last week by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.
Kemlock is first-team all-stater
Oak Hill’s high-powered soccer offense had a lot going for it.
WVU Tech men go 2-1 in N.C. hoops event
The WVU Tech men’s basketball team finished 2-1 at the Barber Scotia Shootout in Concord, N.C. after being edged by Washington Adventist University 78-72 Sunday.
Shady’s Thompson leads AAA girls
Lyndsey Thompson can score.
That’s an understatement.
Whipkey is first-team all-stater
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