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:
Trail girls fall to TV
Seeking a coveted state tournament berth, Midland Trail instead found itself on the outside looking in all evening.
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:
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