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Saturday, March 16, 2013
Blacksburg 1, Radford 0
RADFORD - Alex Pickrell's second-inning double scored Ethan Goforth for the Bruins (2-0).
Thomas Hughes was the winning pitcher for Blacksburg. He allowed two hits, a walk and struck out three. Nate Jones took the loss for Radford (0-1). He struck out two, allowed three hits and walked four in five innings of work.
Northside 9, Patrick Henry 4
Jeremy Ragland had two hits, including a two-run double to cap Northside's four-run fourth inning that put the Vikings (2-0) ahead for good.
J.D. Munday added two hits and two RBIs, and Tyler Wolfe had two hits and an RBI.
Triston Duncan was the winning pitcher, allowing a run and three hits in four innings of relief.
Evan Deyerle hit a home run and scored two runs for PH (0-3).
William Byrd 14, Cave Spring 4, 5 inn.
William Byrd (2-1) scored five runs in the first inning, and Timmy Meadows hit a home run that highlighted a seven-run third inning, as the Terriers topped the Knights (0-2) in a game called after five innings due to the 10-run rule.
Meadows finished with three hits and five RBIs. Winning pitcher Scottie Spradlin struck out five, gave up four hits, and walked one over four innings.
Cave Spring's Jordan Bryant went 2 for 2, and Brett Meyers was 2 for 3.
Alleghany 6, Covington 5
COVINGTON - Down 6-2 heading into the bottom of the seventh, Covington rallied but fell just short as the tying run was thrown out at the plate after an infield single.
Alleghany pitcher Mark Hendrix struck out 11 and allowed just three hits, and Derik Crawford was 1-1 with an RBI and three runs scored for the Mountaineers (2-0).
Luke Crawford was 2-4 with a run scored for Covington (0-1).
Rockbridge Co. 11, Robert E. Lee 1, 5 inn.
LEXINGTON - Ryan Coale went 4 for 4 with a triple, two doubles and 5 RBIs, and Mark Shaner pitched four innings allowing two hits and striking out seven, as the Wildcats swamped the Leemen in five innings.
Connor Staton added three hits and two RBIs for Rockbridge County (1-0), while Colter Bennett had two hits and two RBIs and Zack Wells had a double and an RBI as well.
Giles 11, Graham 10
PEARISBURG - Hunter Epperly hit a walk-off two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lead the Spartans to a thrilling comeback win.
The G-men (0-1) took a 10-4 lead after an eight-run fourth inning, which included a grand slam by Corey Munninger.
Chantry Pennington, Lucas Stevers and Hunter Epperly all had three hits for Giles (1-2).
Grayson County 10, Chilhowie 6
CHILHOWIE - Max Rodgers had two hits, including the go-ahead RBI triple in the fifth inning, and then Grayson County added six more at the top of the sixth to ice the game.
Landon Frost was 3 for 3 for Grayson County (1-0). Pitcher Dylan Isom had two hits and three RBIs.
Forrest Haga went 3 for 4 with a double for Chilhowie (1-1) .
Fort Chiswell 13, Floyd County 5
MAX MEADOWS - Coleman Thomas had three hits, two homers and six RBIs to lead the Pioneers to a win in their season-opener.
Brett Maybry was 2-4 with an RBI and three runs scored and Levi Mooney pitched a complete game for Fort Chiswell, which scored eight runs in the third inning to break it open.
Benny Kuchenback was 2 for 3 with a three-run homer for the Buffaloes (0-2).
Marion 11, PH-Glade Spring 3
MARION - Sam Wagner had a three-run home run and scored three runs, and Hunter Lefler pitched a complete game, allowing one earned run on six hits while striking out seven for the Scarlet Hurricane.
Nick Stifel also had a solo home run and scored three runs for Marion (1-1).
Skyler Williams and Sharle Cole each had two hits for PH-Glade Spring (0-1).
Rural Retreat 5, Narrows 4
RURAL RETREAT - Jay Linkous had an RBI double and T.C. Caudill hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the seventh for the Indians (1-0).
Ryan Chandler struck out six in three innings of relief. Austin Akers pitched the top of the seventh and got the win.
Will Patteson had a two-run double and Rodney Perdue had an RBI double for Narrows.
Franklin County 11, Colonial Forge 1
ROCKY MOUNT - Hali Saul had four hits, and RBI and was also the winning pitcher for the Eagles in their first game of the Battle of the Bases softball tournament.
Saul allowed five hits and no earned runs in six innings, while striking out three and walking two.
Jordan Whitcomb and Becky France both had two hits and two RBIs for Franklin County, and Hannah Dudley also had two hits.
Franklin County 6, Stafford 2
ROCKY MOUNT - Hali Saul pitched all seven innings and struck out seven, gave up six hits, and one walk to lead the Eagles.
Mackenzie Chitwood went 1 for 1 with a double, two RBIs, and three walks for Franklin County (2-2). Becky France went 1 for 3 with an RBI double.
Kristen Weadon went 3 for 3 with a double and one run scored for Stafford (0-4).
Jefferson Forest 11, Halifax Co. 1, 5 inn.
ROCKY MOUNT - Jefferson Forest won its first game of the Battle of the Bases tournament in five innings, due to the 10-run rule.
Auburn 14, William Fleming 0, 5 inn.
Amber Linkous struck out six and Makayla Burlingame hit a three-run home run as Auburn blanked William Fleming, in a game that was called after five innings due to the 10-run rule.
Shanta Morgan had two singles, a double and a stolen base for the Colonels.
Rockbridge Co. 10, Monticello 0, 5 inn.
LEXINGTON - Logan Fitzgerald had four hits, including a triple and three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth, which ended the game due to the 10-run rule.
Hannah McDaniel had three hits for the Wildcats (2-0), and winning pitcher Anna Hartman threw a one-hitter and struck out 11 in her six innings of work.
Northside 13, Patrick Henry 0, 5 inn.
Morgan Bruce allowed one hit and Kelsey Jarrett went 4 for 4 for the Vikings, who won in a game called after five innings due tot he 10-run rule.
Ruthie Williams added a home run and a double for Northside (3-0).
Floyd County 8, Pulaski County 1
FLOYD - Karlee Pendleton went 2 for 4 with a three-run home run, as Floyd County (2-0) topped Pulaski County (0-2).
Riley Underwood went 3 for 4 with two doubles and an RBI for the Buffaloes. Christene Phillips went 3 for 4 and was the winning pitcher, allowing two hits and one unearned run over seven innings. She struck out six and walked one.
Sara Wright went 1 for 2 with a double for Pulaski County, and Jordan Chrisley went 1 for 2.
Alleghany 24, Covington 0, 5 inn.
LOW MOOR - Alleghany pounded out 22 hits to rout Covington in a game that was called after five innings due to the 10-run rule.
Catie Carpenter was 5 for 5 with a grand slam for the Mountaineers, who also got homers from Samantha Fridley and Brooke Brackenridge.
Lacey Shifflett was 4 for 4 for Alleghany (1-0). Katie Holestin and Heather Mays combined to allow the Cougars (0-1) just two hits.
Grayson County 12, Chilhowie 5
CHILHOWIE - Grace Circle hit a two-run home run that tied up the game in the top of the seventh, and then Grayson County scored seven more runs before the inning came to an end.
Circle finished with three hits and two RBIs for Grayson County (2-0).
Mary Luttrell had three hits, two RBIs, and two doubles for Chilhowie (1-1), which committed six errors. Kiki Murphy had two hits and two RBIs.
Parry McCluer 4, Riverheads 2
BUENA VISTA - Megan Harmon doubled and later scored on passed ball in the sixth inning, and Regan Smith followed that up with an RBI-single to lead the Fighting Blues (1-0) over Riverheads (0-2).
Smith, Hayley Thomas, Mackenzie Wheeler and Lyndsey Chittum had two hits apiece for Parry McCluer. Thomas was the winning pitcher, striking out six, walking one and giving up eight hits.
Marion 13, PH-Glade Spring 4
MARION - Jordan Williams and Jessica Headlee each had three hits, and Kelsey Harris had a three-run homer as Marion (1-1) rolled over PH-Glade Spring.
Cassiday Turley struck out seven for Marion, which had 15 hits.
Carroll County 10, Patrick County 9
STUART - Briana Steele went 3 for 3 with a walk, RBI, and scored two runs but it was not enough for the Cougars (1-1-1) to overtake the Cavaliers (1-1-0) on Thursday.
Teammate Julia Hutchens went 2 for 3 with a walk and two RBIs.
Franklin County 5, Martinsville 0
MARTINSVILLE - David Sicher and Ethan Power had two goals apiece for Franklin County (1-2) in its win over the Bulldogs (0-1).
Alejandro Castenada also scored for the Eagles, and Seth Jordan made four saves.
Pulaski County 1, George Wythe 0
WYTHEVILLE - Austin Tolbert converted a penalty kick in the 62nd minute to propel the Cougars past the Maroons.
Chandler Quesenberry made four saves for Pulaski County (1-1).
Andrew Walters also made four saves for George Wythe (1-1), including one on another penalty kick.
William Byrd 1, Hidden Valley 1
Defense ruled as Hidden Valley and William Byrd played to a 1-1 draw.
The Titans (1-0-1) got on the board first with Adnon Sosic's first-half goal.
The Terriers (1-0-2) got the equalizer midway through the second half on a penalty kick from Brady Simpson.
Fort Defiance 3, Rockbridge County 2
LEXINGTON - Jacob Brooks scored two goals in the fist two minutes of the second half to erase a one-goal halftime deficit as the Indians defeated the Wildcats.
Ian Thibodeaux took a centering feed from Nathan Hamrick and scored from the penalty spot in the 51st minute to give the Indians a lead it would not relinquish.
Gabe Ramirez got the Wildcats (0-1) on the board first just before halftime, and Alec Roy scored with 20 minutes left, but could draw no closer.
Wildcat goalkeeper Rey Rivera and Leemen goalkeeper Todd Early each made five saves.
Giles 1, Graham 1
PEARISBURG - Brett Witlow scored for Giles (0-1-1) and Samuel Stowers scored for Graham (0-0-1).
Jenson Doffin made 12 saves for Giles, and Hunter Cook had six saves for Graham.
Salem 2, Northside 1
Hannah Winstead scored two goals as Salem topped Northside.
Carrie West had seven saves for the Spartans (1-1).
Emma Wade scored for the Vikings (0-1-1), and Kelsey Altizer made 10 saves.
Roanoke Catholic 13, William Fleming 2
Chris Zoller and Patrick Macher each had two goals and two assists to lead Roanoke Catholic.
Harry Russell added two goals and an assist for the Celtics.
Jamico McGeorge had both of William Fleming's goals.
Cave Spring 13, New River Valley 7
Alex Line and Colby Luftus had four goals each to lead the club team for the host Knights (1-1).
Cave Spring's Matt Reiter and Chris Weston each added two goals. Dillion Lucas had a goal and Bren Huggins had 27 saves.
Moss Armistead and Ben Lacasse each had two goals for New River's club team (0-1). Josh Hefta, Austin Leake, and Ocean Moore each had a goal. Michael Tagg had 12 saves.
Salem 15, Western Albemarle 8
Chad Fisher had five goals and two assists, and Gabe Lynch and Joe Robertson added four goals apiece for the host Spartans (2-0).
Salem led 6-3 at the half, but Western Albemarle scored the first three goals of the third quarter to tie score. However, the Spartans, which got 12 saves from Pierce Evans outscored Western Albemarle 9-2 over the last quarter and a half.
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