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April 9, 2013

Keyser outlasts Northern, 12-11

ACCIDENT — Both teams produced big innings and hits galore as Keyser defeated Northern in a slugfest, 12-11, on Monday at Northern.

The teams combined for three innings of at least four runs scored and clubbed out 30 hits, with Northern getting 17 and Keyser 13.

Erica White had two singles and a triple for Keyser, while Sam Hoban singled twice and doubled. Kendall Keplinger doubled and singled.

For Northern, Kirsten Rayner hit two doubles and a single and scored three runs. Emily Eggleston had three singles and Kayla Porter singled and doubled. Morgan Marple singled and tripled, while Erin Holtschneider, Tiffany Glover and Lexi Nicklin all singled twice.

Northern (3-1) will host Frankfort today at 4:30 p.m. Keyser plays today, 7 p.m., at Petersburg.

East Hardy    17   10

Tucker County    0    0

HAMBLETON, W.Va. — East Hardy rode the three-inning no-hitter of Autumn Mathias in the first game to sweep Tucker County on Monday at Tucker County.

Rayann Foltz had two singles and an RBI for East Hardy, while Morgan Basye and Ruby Fridley both had two singles and two RBI.

Mathias struck out three in not allowing Tucker a hit in three innings.

In the second game, Morgan Mongold doubled and singled to knock in three for East Hardy. Foltz had two singles and a double and Jade Foltz a single and a double to knock in two.

Christy Heckler had both hits for Tucker County.

East Hardy (9-2) will host Tygarts Valley for a pair today beginning at 4 p.m.

Hyndman    3

Hancock    1

HANCOCK — Jessica Ringler tossed a three-hitter in leading Hope for Hyndman over Hancock on Monday afternoon.

Ringler struck out nine to help the Hornets win their second straight after opening with three losses.

Hyndman scored two runs in the top of the third on RBI doubles by Jelaina Snyder and Ringler.

Leading 2-1, the Hornets scored a run in the sixth when Kayla Wilt’s single was mis-played by Hancock and she raced home for the score.

Hyndman (2-3) hosts Mountain Ridge on Wednesday beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Petersburg    11

Pendleton    1

FRANKLIN, W.Va. — Kaitlyn Keplinger fired a three-hitter and the Petersburg bats erupted for 10 hits as the Vikings defeated Pendleton in four innings on Monday.

Keplinger only had three strikeouts and gave up two walks. With a bat, she had an RBI double. Marley Thompson had three hits, Brittani Bible had an RBI double and Megan Cook had an RBI with a triple and a single.

Petersburg also won the junior varsity game, 13-3.

The Vikings (7-1) hosts Keyser today beginning at 7 p.m. The junior varsity game will begin at 5 p.m. Pendleton hosts Pocahontas County on Wednesday.

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