Prep softball: Hurricane rolls Cabell Midland
The beat goes on for the defending Class AAA state champion Hurricane High softball team.
The Redskins, ranked first in the Daily Mail softball poll, improved to 22-1 with an easy 13-1 win over Cabell Midland Thursday night.
Junior Courtney Rogers blasted her 12th and 13th home runs of the season and drove in four runs to pace the Redskins’ offense. Addie Fullen and Amber Null also homered for Hurricane, while Madison Casto went 4-for-4 with three RBI. Madi Hebb also knocked in three runs for the Redskins.
For Midland (12-6), Jordan Bolliflower was 2-for-2.
Huntington 11, St. Albans 3 – The Highlanders plated seven runs in the second inning and cruised to the home win.
Sydney Sipple and Rachel Bias led Huntington with three RBI apiece.
For St. Albans (10-15), Alyssa Bonham was had three hits, including a pair of doubles and an RBI, while Madi Marshall and Haili McCown each knocked in a run.
Ripley 14, Riverside 4 – Chelsey Hager went 2-for-3 with a homer and three RBI to lead the Vikings (13-5) to the home win. Meghan Brannon, Ashley Mellinger and Myranda Murphy added two hits apiece.
For Riverside (10-10), Katie McCormick smacked a pair of double.
Herbert Hoover 10, Chapmanville 0 – The Class AA No. 3 Huskies (19-4) scored eight runs in the second on their way to winning a shortened, three-inning home game. Allison Rager held Chapmanville to only two hits, while Kelsey Naylor went 2-for-2 with a triple and two RBI. Kati Angle also had a double and drove in two runs for the Huskies.
Chapmanville dropped to 11-9.
South Charleston 10, Capital 1 -- Amanda McDonald struck out seven while allowing only one run and one hit in leading the Black Eagles to the five-inning win. Kelly Knuckles drove in two runs with a double, and Olivia Orcutt-Lazo added another RBI for SC (12-13).