Prep softball roundup: Tignor hits grand slam, Huskies earn 21-0 win
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.
In the second game, Parkins (13-1) struck out six in three innings for the Bison (27-4) ande Kayla Reynolds drove in five runs on a pair of hits.
South Charleston 6, Logan 1 - The Black Eagles got another strong pitching performance from Alli Burdette in earning the home victory.
Burdette pitched a one-hit, complete-game shutout, striking out 11 for South Charleston (18-9).
Sissonville 11, Chapmanville 0 - The Indians had three players drive in at least two runs to cruise at home.
Alexee Haynes had four RBI, while Katelyn Linville had three RBI and Abbey Jordan had two RBI.
Wayne 10, Mingo Central 0 - The Pioneers won the Class AA Region 4, Section 4 title, earning the five-inning mercy-rule victory.
Emily Thompson, Emily Frye, Tasha Maynard, Kasey Endicott, Jessica Watts and Becca Langdon all had RBI for Wayne (24-6).