Prep Roundup: No. 1 Herbert Hoover knocks off Nicholas County in baseball
Senior Tristan Fields went 3 for 3 from the plate with a double, two home runs and drove in four RBI to pace Class AA No. 1 Herbert Hoover (15-2) to an easy 14-4 win in high school baseball against Nicholas County.
The Huskies’ also got a grand slam home run and five RBI on a 2-for-4 day at the plate from Cody Bowen.
Sophomore Matt Justice went the distance in the game, as he walked just three to improve to 1-1 on the season.
CROSS LANES CHRISTIAN 16-15, MEADOW BRIDGE 3-0 — Cross Lanes Christian scattered 14 hits and scored 31 runs to take both games of a doubleheader with Meadow Bridge.
Ethan Stepp went 3 for 4 with a grand slam and five RBI, as Cross Lanes rode an 11-run first inning to a 16-3 rout in game one.
SOUTH CHARLESTON 8, SPRING VALLEY 3 — The Timberwolves opened the game with a three-run first inning, but their bats went silent for the rest of the game as the Black Eagles came back from the deficit to win 8-3.
For South Charleston, Trevor Sampson went 3-for-4 with two RBI and Jared Hill went 2-for-4 with two RBI.
In softball Tuesday:
RIPLEY 6, ST ALBANS 0 — Chelsey Hager led Ripley with a home run and throwing a complete game for a shutout victory over St Albans.
Kelsey Moore, Myranda Murphy, Maddy McCann and Meghan Brannon each added an RBI for the Vikings.
LOGAN 13, GEORGE WASHINGTON 2 — The Wildcats’ bats came alive in the fourth inning, scoring 11 runs to take their game against the Patriots.
Hana Sedlock held GW to only two runs, while going 2-for-3 with a double and home run on the way to driving in four runs from the plate.
RIVERSIDE 7, GREENBRIER EAST 6 — Despite a desperate rally from the Spartans in the bottom of the seventh, they fell one run short of tying the game and forcing extra innings at home against the Warriors. Riverside’s Harley Justice went 2 for 4 with a triple and two RBI, while Felicia Burton went two-for-three and two RBI.
SOUTH CHARLESTON 4, WINFIELD 2 — The Black Eagles rallied to score three runs in the bottom of the sixth to win against the Generals at home.
Olivia Orcutt-Lazo doubled and tripled, while Kelly Knuckles went 1 for 2 with a double and an RBI for South Charleston.
CROSS LANES CHRISTIAN 9-12, TEAYS VALLEY CHRISTIAN 1-3 — The Warriors cruised to sweep their doubleheader against the Lions at home, 9-1 and 12-3.
Between the two games, Cross Lanes’ Bethany Stepp went a combined 5 for 6 with three doubles, two triples, and five RBI,
WAYNE 7-10, POCA 2-4 — Wayne (15-5) cruised to a pair of easy wins over Poca on Tuesday.
In game one, Jacey Parsons went 2 for 3 with three RBI to lead, while Emily Fry plated two RBI in the win for the Pioneers.