Roundup: Nitro boys down Capital 3-1


Kenny Kemp
South Charleston's Meredith Lauerman (right) blocks a shot by Shady Spring's Kaylee Dickenson. SC won 25-22, 25-19.
Nitro received goals from three different players en route to a 3-1 a win over visiting Capital Wednesday in boys soccer.Evan Eich, Alex White and Alec Miller each found the back of the net for Nitro (10-7) while Joe Wright scored the lone goal for the Cougars (5-6-2).Nitro goalkeeper Lee Klocke made four saves while Capital counterpart Kevin Jones stopped seven shots.
  • SC 3, CABELL MIDLAND 0: Kwesi Wilkerson found the back of the net as Class AAA No. 8 South Charleston earned a road win. Jared Butler and Chris Brown also chipped in goals for the Black Eagles (10-4-1).
  • Tuesday's games
  • HOOVER 3, SCOTT 1: Joel Thaxton netted a pair of goals as Herbert Hoover downed visiting Scott. The other Hoover goal was a Scott (0-14) own goal. The Huskies (4-11-1) outshot the Skyhawks 18-9.
  • CATHOLIC 4, CAPITAL 1: Sam Revercomb tallied three goals as Class AA-A No. 1 Charleston Catholic downed host Class AAA No. 20 Capital.
  • William Scriptunas netted the other goal for the fighting Irish (16-0). Logan Garrison had the lone goal for the Cougars (5-6-2).Girls soccer
  • WINFIELD 6, ST. ALBANS 0: Winfield kept St. Albans off the scoreboard to win the Mountain State Athletic Conference fifth-place game on its home field.
  • Katie Bryant scored twice for the Generals (11-1-2) with additional goals from Paige Bannister, Jayne Lawman, Micharae Thompson and Sera Grass.Sierra Clair and Megan Russell combined to make six saves for St. Albans in the loss.
  • WOODROW 5, RIVERSIDE 0: Class AAA No. 17 Woodrow Wilson received two goals each from Rebekah Cook and Elizabeth Gramling in a shutout win over visiting No. 20 Riverside Wednesday in the MSAC 11th-place game. Sarah Akers had the other goal for the Flying Eagles (9-7).
  • Other sportsWVU SPORTS: The West Virginia women's soccer team climbed five spots to No. 16 in this week's Soccer America Top 25 rankings. The Mountaineers, 7-3-3 overall and 3-0-0 in the Big 12 conference, join Texas as the only two undefeated teams in Big 12 play.
  • West Virginia will tip off the men's basketball season with the Gold-Blue Debut at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 19 at the WVU Coliseum.
  • Admission to the event is free with gates opening at 6:30 p.m. A 40-minute officiated game between the Gold and Blue teams highlights just a few of the events that will occur.
  • Asya Bussie of the West Virginia women's basketball team has earned an honorable mention nod in the Big 12 Conference's women's basketball preseason awards.
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  • WVC HONORS: West Virginia State's Andreea Slusarciuc has been named the West Virginia Conference women's tennis player of the week, guiding the Yellow Jackets to a 3-0 week.
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  • MU SPORTS: Following a second-place finish at the Cobra-PUMA Invitational, Marshall's Nathan Kerns has been named the Conference USA Golfer of the Week.Kerns had three under-par rounds, which boosted him into a tie for the runner spot at the Cobra-PUMA Invitational in Ft. Myers, Fla., at Miramar Lakes Golf Course.
  • The Thundering Herd men's soccer team took Sam Hood Field on Wednesday for the final time and walked away with a 7-0 win over Asbury.
  • Jesus Mafouta netted a pair of goals for Marshall (8-1-1), while Tom Jackson, Nick Edginton, Jack Hopkins, Michael Hayes and Andrew Ferguson had single tallies.
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