George Washington's Garrett Vogelbach beats the tag by Independence's Drew D'Angelo in GW's 19-9 win at the Ed Carter Memorial.
Tyler Berry's bases-loaded single in the bottom of the seventh inning pushed across two runs and gave Parkersburg South a 7-6 victory over Hurricane in the championship game of the Ed Carter Memorial prep baseball tournament Saturday in St. Albans.Berry finished 2 for 4 with a double and two RBIs, while teammates Tyler Braniff went 2 for 2 and Jacob Wilcox doubled.For the Redskins (13-3), Connor Adams went 2 for 4 with a double and a home run, Alexander Dunham went 3 for 4 and Austin Hensley and Tate Brock each smacked a double.GW 19, INDEPENDENCE 9: Tanner Sorrells went 3 for 3 with a home run, triple and seven RBIs and Garrett Vogelback slugged two homers and drove in six runs to lead George Washington to a six-inning mercy-rule win over Independence in the third-place game at the Ed Carter Memorial.
The Patriots (11-6) exploded for six runs in the third inning and 10 in the fourth to make a winner of starting pitcher Austin Henrich.Wyatt Adkins, Bud Huffman and Andrue Hughart each had two hits for Independence.SA 8, RIVERSIDE 7: Bobby Grishaber's two-out, two-run double in the bottom of the fourth gave host St. Albans the lead for good in the fifth-place game of the Ed Carter Memorial Tournament. Zach Halstead's three-run homer in the top of the fourth gave the Warriors a 7-5 advantage. Clark Bryant went 3 for 4 with a pair of doubles for the Red Dragons (11-4).WAHAMA WINS TWO: The visiting White Falcons swept a doubleheader from Alexander (Ohio), winning 10-6 and 8-7.
In the first game, Austin Cole drove in three runs and Wyant Zuspan smacked a double for Wahama. Masono Chapman went 2 for 3 for Alexander.Garrett Miller had three hits for the White Falcons (6-4) in the nightcap, with Wesley Harrison, Cole and Kane Roush each collecting two hits. Chapman went 3 for 3 for Alexander (5-5).LOGAN 10, WINFIELD 1:Zach Minnick surrendered one earned run on three hits and fanned nine for the host Wildcats. Troy Burgess went 2 for 3 with three RBIs for Logan (10-3) and Josh Rein laced two hits and drove in two runs. Brandon Wright tripled for the Generals and Derek Whiteside doubled.
SoftballSC 7, PARKERSBURG 0: Alli Burdette fired a one-hit shutout with 16 strikeouts to lead host South Charleston past the Big Reds. Burdette yielded only a single by Britany Allison in the top of the fourth. Aayliyah Phillips went 2 for 3 with two RBIs for the Black Eagles (11-6) and Olivia Orcutt knocked in a pair of runs.SC 5, GREENBRIER EAST 1: McKenzie Catlett drove in two runs for host South Charleston. Alli Burdette tossed four scoreless innings and whiffed seven while also knocking in a run for the Black Eagles.SHERMAN 17, CLAY-BATTELLE 1: Jordan Lewis and Mackenzie Smith each hit home runs as the Tide rolled over Clay-Battelle at the Best of the Best tournament in Buffalo. Danielle Polling went 2 for 2 for Clay-Battelle.
SHERMAN 11, MAN 1: Jordan Lewis went 2 for 2 with a home run and two RBIs, Taylor Hendricks homered and drove in three and Paige Halstead went 2 for 3 with a homer to lift Sherman past the Hillbillies at the Best of the Best.SHERMAN 10, WAHAMA 7: The Tide marched to the Class A title at the Best of the Best tournament in Buffalo behind Mackenzie Smith, who hit two home runs, including a grand slam. Jordan Lewis also hit a home run, finishing 3 for 4 with two RBIs for Sherman (15-4). For the White Falcons, Bailey Hicks went 2 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs, with Cierra Carmichael and Morgan Harrison each driving in a pair of runs.CLAY 9, WIRT 0: Amber Santos fired a one-hit shutout with five strikeouts in host Clay County's five-inning victory. Sarah Frame singled for the Tigers.CLAY 18, FAIRMONT SENIOR 2: Clay County plated 14 runs in the bottom of the first in the three-winning win. Amber Santos struck out four for the Panthers. Alexis Richardson doubled for the Polar Bears.ST. ALBANS 10, NITRO 0: Aly Haynes hit two doubles, knocked in four runs and pitched a three-inning perfect game as the Red Dragons needed just 40 minutes to improve to 17-3. Briana Pauley went 2 for 2 and Madi Marshall tripled.CATHOLIC SWEEPS: Ally Persily scattered five hits and went 5 for 5 with a double as visiting Charleston Catholic downed Summers County 10-1 in the second game of a doubleheader for the sweep. Brianna Ross and Darian Vines pounded out three hits apiece as the Fighting Irish outlasted the Bobcats 13-8 in the opener. Ross also doubled and Vines tripled. Brooke Cole went 3 for 4 for Summers.
LacrosseGW 18, HARRISON 0: Jordan Brack scored five goals and added three assists in George Washington's win over Harrison County, which includes players from Robert C. Byrd, Liberty Harrison and Lincoln high schools.
Jack Bunn chipped in four goals and four assists for the Patriots (8-1) while Sam Skinner and Watts Shumate had three goals apiece.GW will conclude its home schedule with a 1 p.m. game today against Wheeling Central.