Roundup: Power improves to 2-0 in second half

The West Virginia Power got a strong pitching performance from Cody Dickson and posted a 4-2 win over Lakewood Friday at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, N.J.

Dickson (3-8) earned the win, allowing just one run on six hits over six innings for West Virginia, which improved to 2-0 in the second half of the South Atlantic League season. Brett McKinney grabbed his third save of the season, and Jon Prosinski (2-1) took the loss, giving up four runs (one earned) on six hits for Lakewood.

Edwin Espinal led the Power offense, going 2 for 4 with an RBI. Malquin Canelo went 4 for 4 with a triple for Lakewood.

West Virginia resumes its four-game series with Lakewood at 7:05 tonight.

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CHAOS, ROVERS TIE: The River City Rovers’ Alesanda Garcia scored in the 77th minute to force a 1-1 tie with the West Virginia Chaos Friday at Schoenbaum Soccer Stadium.

The Chaos (5-2-2) was led by Nic McDonald, who scored in the 25th minute off an assist from Shawn Russell. Chaos keeper Sean Teepen recorded eight saves.

West Virginia will take on the Rovers again at 7 tonight at Schoenbaum.

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FATHER-CHILD GOLF: The 26th West Virginia Father-Child Championship will begin this morning at the Resort at Glade Springs.

The field is divided into amateur, professional, and mother/child divisions. After the first round, the amateur division will be divided into flights with the top 20 teams making the championship flight.

Players will be split between the Cobb and Stonehaven Courses and the event will cover two days.

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CHEERLEADING: A “Cheer Dazzle” mini-camp will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 28 at the Oaks Field Gym in South Charleston.

The camp is intended for girls ages four-middle school and will focus on cheer fundamentals, jumps, cheers and dance. A special award will be given for best cheer attire. The cost is $20 per person and you must provide your own drinks and lunch. For more information, contact Susan Toney at 304-419-0769 or email at

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