BAKER, W.Va. — Moorefield and East Hardy advanced in the Class A, Region 2, Section 4 tournament and eliminated Tucker County in the process Thursday evening in high school softball.

Moorefield began the double-elimination tourney by beating Tucker 10-0. East Hardy eliminated the Mountain Lions by winning 8-1.

Moorefield plays at East Hardy tonight at 7 o’clock. The teams meet again Saturday, at 7 p.m., at Moorefield. A third game, if necessary, would be Monday night at East Hardy.

Moorefield 10

Tucker County 0

Madeline Elmore fired a one-hit shutout and had two hits and two RBIs to lead the Yellow Jackets.

Elmore doubled and singled, Haley Arose had a single and two RBIs and Brooklyn Weese a single and three RBIs for Moorefield (9-13).

Elmore allowed only a fourth-inning single, walked four and struck out five.

East Hardy 8

Tucker County 1

Emily Biller, Lauren Orndorff and Ashley Dove combined for six hits and seven runs batted in to power East Hardy past Tucker County.

The Cougars (14-3) led by just 2-1 before blowing it open with a six-run sixth inning.

Biller doubled, singled and knocked in four runs, while Orndorff doubled, singled and drove in two. Dove had a pair of singles and one RBI.

Molly Look scattered eight hits, walked one and fanned four for the win.

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