From Staff Reports
CUMBERLAND — Alexis Kimmell pitched a complete-game three-hitter and knocked in two runs to lead Fort Hill over Hampshire, 7-3, Thursday at Long Field in Appalachian Mountain Athletic Conference softball play.
Kimmell struck out six on the hill to gain the win and doubled and singled twice to knock in two runs to lead Fort Hill at the plate. Shania James singled and doubled for the Sentinels to knock in one, while Michala Garrison doubled twice.
Jordan Snyder singled and doubled for Hampshire, while Kasey Combs went the distance on the mound for the Trojans, striking out six.
Fort Hill (8-5) will host Northern Monday at 4:30 p.m. Hampshire plays today at Elkins.
Bishop Walsh 2
CUMBERLAND — Northern scored seven runs in the top of the first to set the tone and rolled past Bishop Walsh in five innings at Cavanaugh Field.
Kayla Porter and Kirsten Rayner smacked a double and single and Emily Eggleston had two singles for the Huskies, who had 13 hits and received 16 bases on balls.
Northern (7-3) will host Mountain Ridge in a makeup game on Saturday at 1:30 and visit Fort Hill Monday. Bishop Walsh will host St. Maria Goretti today.
East Hardy 0
BROADWAY, Va. — Broadway, the No. 1 team in Virginia Class AAA, received a two-hitter from Heather Geer in its win over East Hardy Thursday at Broadway.
Mariah Funk had two hits and two RBI for Broadway, while Crystal Rodekap singled twice and knocked in a run. Broadway, which has four players who have signed to play college softball, broke open a 1-0 game with three runs in the fifth and five in the sixth.
Jodie Funkhowser had one of East Hardy’s two hits and also drew a walk.
East Hardy (12-5) will host Jefferson today.
SHORT GAP, W.Va. — Courtney Landis homered on the first pitch of the game and the pitchers did the rest as Allegany blanked Frankfort.
Tori Bohrer won the pitchers’ duel with a three-hitter, seven strikeouts and only one walk. She allowed only one hit over the six six innings.
Frankfort threatened in the bottom of the first with back-to-back two-out singles by Alyssa Lnatz and Autumn Dishman. Bohrer got the next hitter on strikes to end the inning.
Shyanne Riley absorbed the loss despite tossing a five-hitter.
Allegany (6-3, 4-2 AMAC) plays at Keyer today at 6 p.m. Frankfort (2-11) plays in the Bub Riggleman Tournament at Moorefield today and Saturday.