Prep baseball roundup: Massey collects 100th career victory as Capital defeats Oak Hill
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Capital Coach Robert Massey earned his 100th career victory for the Cougars on Monday, earning a hard-fought 7-6 home victory over Oak Hill in high school baseball action.
With the game tied at six in the bottom of the sixth inning, Trenton Campbell reached on a infield hit, Austin Ellis sacrificed him over, and with two outs Jacob Williams drove in the game-winning run for Capital (10-3).
"It feels good," Massey said. "I'm just one individual. A lot of people deserve a lot of credit. I'm just lucky to have gotten the job."
Poca 17, Wayne 2 - Fresh off being the first team to knock off previously unbeaten Herbert Hoover, the Dots continued their roll, erupting for the home victory over the Pioneers.
The Dots (14-6) scored 10 runs in the first inning and pounded out 20 hits in the easy three-inning mercy-rule romp over the Pioneers.
Cam Cottrill led the attack with four hits and five RBI, while Noah Frampton also had four hits and had four RBI. Lucas Marshall, Skyler Vealey, David Taylor, Matt Chandler and Brenden Iezzi each had two hits.
Herbert Hoover 16, Braxton County 5 - Ryan Shamblin had a huge day in leading the Huskies to the five-inning mercy-rule home victory.
Shamblin, a senior, drove in six runs and Scooter Farmer added two RBI for Hoover (18-1).
Braxton County (3-14) committed seven errors.
Winfield 11, South Charleston 5 - Josh Bumgarner struck out nine over five innings to lead the Generals (10-12) to the home win.
Brandon Wright and Brian Bosley had two hits apiece for the Generals, while John Bellomy had two RBI.
For the Black Eagles (11-8), Jonathan Cline had a double and two RBI, followed by Zac Lively with two hits and an RBI.
Buffalo 11, Hannan 1 - Senior pitcher Levi Jordan (2-2) struck out 10 over five innings to lead the Bison at home.
Bradley Harris had three hits and four RBI for Buffalo (6-8), while Blake Caplinger finished 3-for-3.
For Hannan, Brandon Arthur had a pair of hits.