Noah Frampton went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBIs as Poca secured a 15-3 high school baseball win over visiting Sissonville Monday.The game was stopped after five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule.Cam Cottrill added three hits and drove home two runs for the Dots (11-4) while Jake Payne smacked a home run and had four RBIs. Zach Null went 2 for 3 for the Indians.WINFIELD 11, HUNTINGTON 10: Huntington scored three runs in the top of the seventh but it wasn't enough as Winfield escaped with a home win. Brandon Wright went 3 for 3 with a triple for the Generals (8-10) while Josh Bumgarner, Bear Bellomy and Derek Whiteside each had two hits. Joey Mundy went 3 for 4 with a double and three RBIs for the Highlanders.HURRICANE 24, LINCOLN COUNTY 0: Zach Pate tripled and drove in four runs and Tate Brock added two hits and three RBIs as the host Redskins rolled to a five-inning win over Lincoln County. Tyson Edwards, J.T. Rogoszewski and Austin Hensley each doubled and drove in a pair of runs for Hurricane (14-3).SC 9, SCOTT 3: Austin Santrock went 2 for 3 with two doubles and three RBIs as South Charleston earned a road win. Jonathan Cline and Antonio Brown hit home runs for the Black Eagles. Forrest Spurlock blasted two homers and drove in three runs for the Skyhawks (10-7).GW 11, WOODROW 6: George Washington scored a total of eight runs in the first two innings as the Patriots rolled to a home win.
Clayton Anderson went 4 for 4 with a pair of RBIs for GW (12-6) while John Thomas had three hits. Logan Wriston batted 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs for Woodrow Wilson (8-6) and Hunter Greco added two hits, including a double.VALLEY 9, SUMMERS 8: Mark Hess went 3 for 3 with an RBI as Valley edged visiting Summers County. Drew Jones, Arik McGinnis and Raeshawn Brackenridge each had two hits for the Greyhounds (12-5). Jaquan Ayers went 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBIs for the Bobcats.NITRO 13, RIPLEY 3: Ryan McDonough went 2 for 3 with a homer and two RBIs as the host Wildcats downed the Vikings in five innings. Dylan Slack pounded out three hits and drove in three runs for Nitro (10-4), which fell behind 1-0 in the top of the first then plated four runs in the bottom.
SA 6, PARKERSBURG 0: Austin Harless scattered four hits and struck out eight as St. Albans recorded a shutout win over visiting Parkersburg. Bobby Grishaver went 2 for 3 with a double and two RBIs for the Red Dragons (12-4) while Phoenix Shrewsbury and Dustin Turley added two hits each. Lucas Goodwin and Caleb Thrash had a hit apiece for the Big Reds.HOOVER 18, CHAPMANVILLE 1: Herbert Hoover scored 16 runs over the fifth and sixth inning to earn a mercy-rule win on the road. Corey Bird had three hits and an RBI while Tristan Fields and Sean Craze each doubled twice and drove in a pair of runs. Hunter White had two hits and three RBIs and Austin Thomas drove in four runs and had two hits for the Huskies (14-0). Brock Dalton, William Copley, and Tristan Thompson each went 2 for 3 for Chapmanville. MIDLAND 7, LOGAN 2: Seth Kinker went 3 for 3 with a double and two RBIs as Cabell Midland posted a road win. Brighton Jobe added a double and drove home a pair of runs for the Knights (8-9). Zach Minnick and Troy Burgess had three hits apiece for the Wildcats (9-4).WAHAMA 11, BELPRE 4: Hunter Bradley exploded for a pair of triples and six RBIs as Wahama downed visiting Belpre, Ohio. Wesley Harrison and Kane Roush also had two hits each for the White Falcons (7-4). Dakota McDaniel went 2 for 3 for Belpre (2-7).GILMER 8, CLAY 6: Austin Cunningham had two hits and two RBIs as Gilmer County erased a 6-0 deficit and picked up a road win. Colton Rose and Nathan Allison each drove in a pair of runs for the Titans (17-0). Dalton Holcomb went 3 for 3 with a double and an RBI and Alex Burkhamer had two hits and three runs to lead the Panthers (8-8).
SoftballGW SWEEPS CAPITAL: George Washington picked up a pair of wins at home, beating Capital by the scores of 10-6 and 8-0.
Tori Strong had three hits with a double and two RBIs to lead the Patriots in the first game while Bailey Rabel doubled, tripled and drove in three. Lexi Brown went 2 for 4 with an RBI to lead Capital. In the second game, Strong had two hits with a triple and three RBIs as GW won in five innings.SC 3, SPRING VALLEY 1: Alli Burdette struck out 16 and allowed one run on two hits as South Charleston picked up a win over visiting Spring Valley. Aayliyah Phillips went 1 for 3 with a pair of RBIs to lead the Black Eagles (12-6) while Amanda McDonald and Olivia Orcutt contributed two hits apiece. Brooke Phillips and Erika Butcher had the lone hits for the Timberwolves. MIDLAND 8, RIVERSIDE 3: Visiting Cabell Midland scored five runs in the seventh to break a 3-3 tie and earn a win. Alyssa Koontz had three hits and a pair of RBIs for the Knights. Cassady Schmidt went 2 for 3 to lead the Warriors.ROANE SWEEPS CALHOUN: Roane County picked up a pair of three-inning mercy-rule wins at home over Calhoun County by the scores of 15-0 and 16-0. Kasey Blosser had three hits with a home run and two RBIs while Miranda Hall went 3 for 3 with two doubles and four RBIs in the first game for the Raiders (15-0). Cassidy Taylor doubled twice and drove in four in the second game for Roane.
HOOVER 10, NITRO 0: Allison Rager threw a three-hitter and went 2 for 3 with a double and four RBIs as visiting Herbert Hoover won in six innings. McKenzie Edmonds had three hits for the Huskies.WAYNE 2, CHAPMANVILLE 1: Wayne scored both of its runs on Chapmanville errors as the Pioneers (12-4) won at home. Hanna Wooten went 2 for 3 with a double for the Tigers.
Softball pollHOOVER STILL NO. 1: John Marshall (Class AAA) and Herbert Hoover (AA) remained atop the West Virginia Sportswriters high school softball polls released Monday while Wheeling Central took over the top spot in Class A.
John Marshall received eight of the nine first-place votes for No. 1 in AAA followed by Hurricane, which garnered one first-place vote, Lincoln County, Cabell Midland and Wheeling Park. St. Albans checked in seventh.Hoover retained the top spot in AA although the Huskies only received two of the nine first-place votes. Ritchie County was second with three first-place votes, followed by Scott, which earned four first-place votes, defending state champion Wayne and James Monroe.Wheeling Central garnered six of the nine first-place votes to take over No. 1 from two-time defending state champion Buffalo, which had held the top spot since the preseason. Moorefield was second with three first-place votes followed by Buffalo, which received no first-place votes, Sherman and East Hardy. Valley moved up one position to seventh.SigningsBELLOMY TO WESLEYAN: Winfield's Stone Bellomy will sign a national letter of intent with West Virginia Wesleyan Thursday morning to run track and cross country at the school.