Prep softball roundup: SC's Burdette no-hits GW
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - South Charleston senior Alli Burdette pitched a four-inning no-hitter, striking out seven, in leading the Black Eagles (13-6) to a 11-0 road victory over George Washington (6-10) in girls high school softball action Tuesday evening.
Burdette also had a pair of hits, including a home run, and drove in three runs for South Charleston. Kayli Hudson added three hits and Emily Bostic chipped in a pair of hits.
It was Burdette's third no-hitter of the season.
Buffalo 10-9, Richwood 0-0 - The Bison swept a doubleheader at home, picking up a pair of mercy-rule shutout wins over the Lumberjacks.
In the first game, Chelsey Parkins struck out nine in four innings and delivered a pair of hits at the plate for Buffalo (14-4). In game two, it was much the same as Ali Burdette also fanned nine Richwood batters in five innings and earned two hits batting.
Scott 12-11, Poca 1-1 - The Skyhawks were able to pick up a pair easy mercy rule victories at home, sweeping a doubleheader over the Dots (3-10).
In the first game, Skyhawk pitcher Jennifer Miller improved her record to 11-0. Chasity Ball and Katie Marcum had three hits each and Sarah Browning drove in two runs.
In game two, Allyson Johnson hit a home run and drove in two runs to lead the Scott (13-5) attack. Kellian Strange had a pair of hits while Ball, Kaila Craddock, and Claudia Nelson all drove in runs.
Hurricane 4, Riverside 1 - The Redskins were clinging to a 1-0 lead in the sixth inning, but scored three runs in the decisive frame to slowly pull away for the road win.
Freshman Maddie Hebb continued her strong rookie season. She had two hits and drove in three runs to lead Hurricane (20-3) and Courtney Rogers earned the win on the mound to improve to 11-1.
St. Albans 6-7, Winfield 4-0 - The Red Dragons swept a doubleheader on the road over the Generals, winning each game in contrasting fashions.
In the first game, St. Albans trailed 6-4 in the seventh inning with two outs, but Amber Kemplin doubled in a pair of runs to tie the game, and the Dragons scored two runs in the ninth inning to pull out a dramatic win.
Game two was much easier for SA (19-3), which earned a 7-0 victory in a game shortened after four innings due to rain.
Wayne 5, Sissonville 1 - Jessie Rowe held the Indians (10-11) to five hits and one run in seven innings to lead Wayne (12-4) to victory at home. Emily Fry added the offense for the Pioneers going 3-for-4 with a home run and 2 RBI. Abbey Jordan drove in the lone run for Sissonville.