P.J. Sardinia laced a game-winning single as host Independence, N.C., earned a 4-3 comeback win over Class AAA No. 1 Hurricane in a prep baseball game on Wednesday.Ben Williams and Austin Hensley each had two hits for the Redskins (14-2), with Hensley also picking up a double.Sardinia also doubled and drove in another run for Independence (10-5).
WAHAMA 12, TRIMBLE 3: Isaac Lee went 4-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for visiting Wahama.Zach Warth and Wyatt Zuspan each drove in two runs for the White Falcons (6-8). J.D. Chesser had a double and an RBI for Trimble, Ohio (3-8). RIPLEY 4, SC 0: Tyler Casto went 3-for-3 with an RBI for host Ripley. Logan Welling recorded six strikeouts in seven innings for the Vikings (7-8). South Charleston (5-12) was limited to three singles. EAST CHESTER 6, RIVERSIDE 4: Mare Medico drove in three runs for visiting East Chester, N.Y. Trevor Davis went 2-for-3 for Riverside (9-9), while Doug Prater went 2-for-2. BRIGHTON 6, SISSONVILLE 4: Matt Saint-Miller drove in two runs for visiting Brighton, N.Y. Taylor Hogan went 3-for-4 with a double for Brighton (2-5).
Eli Mooney went 3-for-3 with a double and Dillan Asbury had a triple and an RBI for Sissonville. GILMER 7, VALLEY 5: Nathan Ellison was 3-for-4 with a home run and three RBIs as Gilmer County picked up a road win. Carl Bennington was 4-for-5 with a double and an RBI for the Titans (12-3). Mark Hess had four hits and an RBI for Valley (14-3). LOGAN 13, MAN 0: Cody Frye pitched a no-hitter and struck out eight for visiting Logan. Alex Mareske hit a grand slam and Zach Minnick and Justin Oney each drove in two runs for the Class AAA No. 10 Wildcats (8-3). Class A No. 9 Man fell to 9-7.Tuesday's games POCA 9, CHAPMANVILLE 2: Josh Myers collected two hits and three RBIs as the Dots rolled to a Cardinal Conference road win.Noah Frampton was 2-for-4 with a double and two RBIs for Poca (11-5). Jordan Banks doubled for the Tigers (8-7). SA 8, HUNTINGTON 4: Ethen Glenn tripled and drove in two runs and Josh Kiser improved his pitching record to 5-0 as St. Albans (13-3) earned a road win.Joey Mundy (2-for-3) had two doubles for the Highlanders. MAN 16, VAN 6: Braden Griffin had four hits, finishing a triple shy of the cycle, and drove in four runs as Class A No. 9 Man (10-6) won in five innings.Jacob Riggins had two hits and drove in three and Nick Carter added three hits and two RBIs for the Hillbillies. Van (1-12) managed two hits.Softball HURRICANE 17, HUNTINGTON 0: Nicole Pierson, Addie Fullen and Sara Green all hit home runs for host Hurricane. Courtney Rogers struck out seven in three innings for the Redskins (18-2). GW 7, NITRO 6: Tori Hill capped a four-run seventh inning rally by scoring on a wild pitch as the Patriots eked out a home win. Brittany Potter was 2-for-4 with an RBI for George Washington (6-9).Katee Jones had three hits for Nitro. POCA 7, RIVERSIDE, OHIO 5: Madi McGrew lifted two home runs and collected three RBIs as Poca won at the Grand Strand Classic at Myrtle Beach, S.C.Lauren Harrison was 2-for-3 with a triple for the Dots. RIPLEY 4, NIAGARA FALLS 1: Ali Cunningham pounded out a trio of hits as Ripley picked up a win at the Grand Strand Classic in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Kala Ford was 2-for-3 for the Vikings (11-5).Toni Polk had two hits and a triple for Niagara Falls, N.Y. SCOTT TAKES TWO: The Skyhawks took a pair of mercy-rule victories in the Class AA division of the Best of the Best Tournament in Buffalo, defeating Sissonville 10-0 in three innings and Shady Spring 8-0 in six innings.Ally Brown limited the Indians to four hits in the first game and went 2-for-2 with four RBIs. She also went 2-for-4 against Shady as the Skyhawks (6-13) lashed out 18 hits. Jennifer Miller limited the Tigers to one hit in the second game and Kellian Strange went 4-for-4.Scott plays Chapmanville to wrap up AA pool play Saturday morning.