From Staff Reports
FROSTBURG — Jake Kyle’s bases clearing double put Mountain Ridge ahead of Frankfort for an 18-16 final in a slugfest at Mountain Ridge on Friday.
Each team committed seven errors and combined for 31 hits.
Kyle finished 3 for 4 including two doubles. Josh Delaney brought in two with a single and Josh VanMeter went 4 for 4, driving in three and getting the save, pitching the only clean half-inning for the Miners.
Thane Cutter, Colten Dorsey and Braiden Popluhar each raked three hits. Dorsey drove in three runs. Tyler Conley had two RBIs on two hits.
Mountain Ridge (5-4) hosts Northern and Frankfort (7-8) plays a doubleheader at Bishop Walsh. Both games are on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.
Moorefield 5, East Hardy 4
MOOREFIELD, W.Va. — Adam Snyder scored the game-winning run on a bases-loaded walk by Wil Schoonover for Moorefield in a victory over East Hardy at Moorefield on Friday.
Snyder led off the bottom of the seventh with a single. Dashawn Brown bunted and reached on a throwing error by East Hardy pitcher Tyler Mongold. Garrett Keller was intentionally walked before Schoonover drew the base on balls.
Snyder scored three runs in all and Brown crossed the plate twice. Schoonover also had an RBI single.
Mongold battled through seven innings on the mound, allowing five runs on six hits but got the loss. He had two hits at the plate. Shawn Skovron brought in two on two hits including the game-tying RBI single in the top of the seventh.
Moorefield (12-4) hosts Southern Tuesday at 7 p.m.
East Hardy (9-6) hosts Musselman Monday at 7 p.m.
Northern 11, Salisbury 1
ACCIDENT — Brooks Carr batted in three runs on three hits to lead Northern in a clobbering of Salisbury in five innings at Northern on Friday.
Carr doubled and singled twice scoring two runs. Seth Mast added two base knocks and a run scored. Tyler Bittinger pitched all five innings, allowing just one run on two hits and striking out four.
Brandon Bodes’ RBI single and a single by Dan Brown were the lone hits for the Elks.
Northern (5-5) hosts Southern on Monday at 4:45 p.m.
Salisbury also lost on Thursday, 9-4, at Berlin.
Levi Bowser brought in six runs on three hits and Blake Miller accounted for three hits for Berlin.
Diori Pattison singled three times. Brown and Roberto Pattison singled twice for the Elks.
Salisbury (0-4) plays at Paw Paw on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
Tucker County 2
FRANKLIN, W.Va. — Jessie Lambert thumped three hits and three RBIs for Pendleton in a 10-run rule win over Tucker County in six innings at Pendleton on Friday.
Daniel Heavener brought in a run on one of his two hits. Luke Yokum allowed both Tucker runs in the second inning and Evan Arrington threw three shutout innings in relief.
Jeriah Joseph doubled and singled. Nathaniel Goldstein singled to account for all of Tucker’s offense.
Pendleton (7-5) hosts Pocahontas County today at 2 p.m.
Northern JV 3
Fort Hill JV 1
CUMBERLAND — Bradley McKenzie lifted a solo home run for Northern’s jayvees in a win at Fort Hill Thursday.
Kyle Rouse added a triple for the Huskies. Brett Oates was the winning pitcher. Hunter Mallow relieved him in the seventh with two runners on and got the save.
Charlie Twigg scored the Sentinels’ run on a solo homer. Jacob Painter and Austin Farrell each doubled.
Northern (4-1-1) hosts Frankfort for a single game today at 11 a.m.