Cabell Midland's Brandon Adams takes a throw to double up Poca's Skyler Vealey after a lineout to third base. Poca rallied to win 6-5.
Sophomore J.T. Rogoszewski carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning as host Hurricane knocked off Cabell Midland 3-1 Saturday in prep baseball.Rogoszewski struck out six and allowed only two hits, helping the Redskins improve to 6-1. Midland's Stephen Beahrs broke up the no-no with a double in the seventh.Tate Brock, Riley Metz and Alex Dunham each drove in runs for Hurricane. POCA 6, MIDLAND 5: Evan McClanahan was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh to cap Poca's comeback win.
The Dots (5-1) trailed 5-4 going into the seventh, when Cam Cottrill's RBI double scored Noah Frampton with the tying run. An intentional walk to David Taylor loaded the bases before McClanahan was plunked.
Jake Payne, who was the winning pitcher after coming on in the top of the seventh, provided Poca with its first four runs with a fifth-inning grand slam. Eli Canterbury and Taylor Kuhn each had two RBIs for Cabell Midland.HOOVER SWEEPS: Sean Craze and Matt Justice combined on a three-hit shutout as Herbert Hoover closed out a doubleheader sweep with a 3-0 victory in the nightcap.
Hunter White and Craze combined on a three-hitter in the opener as the Huskies took an 11-1 decision in five innings. White struck out seven while Tristan Fields went 3 for 3 with a home run and three RBIs and Shaun Dotson drove in two runs.Austin Thomas rapped out three hits and drove in a run in the second game for Hoover (6-0) while Fields knocked in two more. Travis Smith had two hits for the Huskies (0-5).BRIGHTON 8, SC 5: Matt Sant-Miller knocked in four runs as Brighton (N.Y.) downed host South Charleston in nine innings.
Kevin Szybist drove in two runs for Brighton while Ernie Clement went 2 for 4 with an RBI and Joe Smrcka had two hits, including a double, and knocked in a run. Jared Hale rapped out four hits, including a double, and drove in two for the Black Eagles and Zac Lively had two RBIs.SPRING VALELY 9, WINFIELD 8: Colby Webb went 2 for 3 and scored three runs for the visiting Timberwolves, who overcame five errors.
Chandler Milum banged out three hits for Spring Valley and Billy Evans doubled. Brian Bosley went 2 for 4 for the Generals and Derek Whiteside doubled.CATHOLIC 15, MAN 1: Charleston Catholic exploded for 10 runs in the second inning as the Fighting Irish won a five-inning mercy-rule contest at Triana Field.
Thad Jameson went 3 for 3 with a double and three RBIs for Catholic (5-1) while Kiefer Hovorka and Rocco Wilcox had two hits apiece. Kenny Jo Adkins posted a double and drove home the lone run for the Hillbillies.RIPLEY 5, RAVENSWOOD 1: Johnny Stepp went 2 for 4 with two RBIs to pace the host Vikings. Isaac Koontz pounded out three hits and knocked in a run for Ripley. Will Schindler and Issac Crow had two hits apiece for the Red Devils.RIPLEY 11, CHAPMANVILLE 1: The host Vikings plated four runs in the first and never looked back in a five-inning victory. Freshman Jared Bumpus allowed one earned run on three hits with four strikeouts for Ripley (3-5). Vikings freshman Cody Pittenger doubled twice and freshman Christopher Jordan singled in a run. Scott Thompson banged out a pair of hits for the Tigers.GE 10, VALLEY 5: Jacob Frantz batted 2 for 4 with a double, home run and two RBIs as Greenbrier East picked up a road win.
Colby Johnson added a triple and three RBIs for the Spartans (2-0). Cody Winter had a home run and drove in three runs for the Greyhounds (6-2).Friday's gamesLINCOLN COUNTY 4, MAN 3: Matt Huffman went 3 for 3 with a double and two RBIs as Lincoln County downed visiting Man.
Grant Bates also contributed two hits and drove home a run for the Panthers (3-1).Noah Maynard went 2 for 3 with an RBI for the Hillbillies (0-2).CLAY SWEEPS: Clay County swept a doubleheader from Wirt County Friday, 11-0 and 11-1. Jimmy Brogan went a combined 4 for 7 for the Panthers (5-2) while Ethan Smith had three hits and four RBIs in the first game. Dalton Holcomb had two hits and an RBI for Wirt County (3-3).