CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Herbert Hoover erupted for 13 runs in the second inning in cruising to an easy 21-0 win over visiting Clay County in Class AA Region 4, Section 1 softball play Monday.
Ashleigh Tignor led Hoover (21-3) with three hits, including a grand slam, while Mikayla Craze chipped in with three hits and four RBI. Caroline Thornburg also had three hits for the Huskies, while Amber Oaks had two hits and three RBI.
The Huskies will play at Nicholas County today in a best-of-three series against the Grizzlies. A third game will be played Wednesday at Nicholas County, if necessary.
Charleston Catholic 13-11, Meadow Bridge 0-1 - The Irish pounded out 24 hits en route to a pair of three-inning home wins.
Talia Corbett tossed a no-hitter to lead the Irish in the first game, while Darian Vines and Brianna Ross had three hits apiece.
In the nightcap, Vines added three more hits, while Ross went 2-for-2 with a grand slam. Katie Pulliam and Corbett also had two hits for the Irish.
Buffalo 9-12, Fayetteville 1-1 - The top-ranked Bison picked up a pair of easy victories at home to close out the regular season.
In the first game, Ali Burdette (12-2) struck out 12 in five innings, while Katie Hickinbotham had three hits and Chelsey Parkins added two hits.