FROM STAFF REPORTS
POTOMAC PARK — Kirk Robinette fired a five-inning no-hitter and also hit a three-run homer to power Ridgeley VFW/First Peoples to a 10-0 win over Team One Auto Mall Monday night at Memorial Field.
Robinette struck out 14 batters and walked only one. At the plate, he belted a three-run homer and a single to lead a nine-hit attack.
Brett Whiteman and Blake Rhodes added two singles for Ridgeley (3-0), which plays Keyser Moose today at Kruk Field in Keyser.
Lakeview Auto Parts 9
Cresaptown Eagles 1
BEL AIR — Hunter Hill and Logan Yommer combined on a three-hitter and 12 strikeouts to lead Lakeview past the Eagles.
Hill pitched the first four innings and struck out six and Yommer worked the final three innings and also struck out six.
Tyler McClintock hit three singles and Yommer and Caleb King had two for Lakeview, which had 14 hits. P.J. Hartley tripled and singled for the Eagles.
Lakeview (4-0) will host the Cumberland Lions on Thursday at Northern.
KMK Insurance 14
Bill Miller Equipment 4
POTOMAC PARK — KMK Insurance/Outdoor Power improved to 3-0 with a five-inning win over Bill Miller Equipment Tuesday afternoon at Holler Field.
KMK stormed out from the starting line by scoring seven runs in the top of the first inning and three more in the second. Bill Miller didn’t start too badly, scoring all four of its runs in the first two innings, but managed very little after that.
Blake Milburn hit a triple and a double to lead KMK at the plate, and Ryan Miller added a triple. Milburn’s triple came with the bases loaded in the first inning.
KMK plays the Cresaptown Eagles at Bel Air Field on Thursday at 6 p.m.
Bill Miller plays Thursday at Keyser against Keyser VFW at 6 p.m.
Cork’s Cars 4
POTOMAC PARK — Zack Tasker struck out eight while throwing seven innings of one-hit ball to help Cork’s Cars to a 4-2 win over Kiwanis Tuesday at Memorial Field.
Tasker allowed no hits through the first three innings before allowing an RBI single to Kelly in the bottom of the fourth. Kiwanis scored both of its runs in the fourth to tie the score at 2-2. Cork’s scored its final two runs in the seventh.
Bryson Bittinger had a run scoring single in the win, and Payton Kennedy had a single and two runs scored.
Cork’s (2-1-1) plays at home on Friday against Cumberland Rotary. Kiwanis plays at Salisbury Legion on Friday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS
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