From Staff Reports
FROM STAFF REPORTS
ACCIDENT — Two three-run home runs highlighted an eight-run second inning that propelled undefeated and top-ranked Mountain Ridge over fourth-ranked Northern in five innings Saturday at Northern High School.
Starting pitcher Carlie Lewis struck out six, gave up five hits and allowed three walks in helping the Miners improve to 14-0 overall.
She also had one of the three-run homers in the second inning along with Chelea Muir. Kiya Wilhelm belted a two-run shot in the fifth. Allie Hawkins had a double as part of the Miners’ 12 hits.
Northern was led by Erica Umbel’s two base hits.
Mountain Ridge scored a run in the first and added three in the fifth. Northern scored a run in the second and the fifth innings.
Northern (8-6) visits Southern on Monday at 4:30 p.m. Mountain Ridge hosts Hope for Hyndman on Wednesday beginning at 4:30 p.m.
CUMBERLAND — Courtney Landis’ walk-off RBI double gave Allegany a win over Southern in eight innings at Allegany on Friday.
With the game tied at zero after six innings, Alicia Roth homered to give the Rams the lead in the top of the seventh. She also had a double to account for two of Southern’s three hits.
In the bottom of the inning, Ashleigh Eisentrout doubled. Kyleigh Sellers followed with a single before Brooke Dougherty singled to bring in the tying run.
With Tallia Logsdon on second in the bottom of the eighth, Chantelle Collette walked to set-up the game winner from Landis.
Allegany (8-5) hosts Fort Hill and Southern (7-6) hosts Northern on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
SALISBURY, Pa. — Five players had two hits apiece as Northern defeated Salisbury in five innings Friday night at Salisbury.
Erica Umbel and Erin Holtschneider each tripled and doubled. Umbel had three RBIs and Holtschneider two. Kirsten Rayner and Kayla Porter both singled and tripled and Rachel Sisler had two singles. Porter drove in two runs and Rayner one.
Northern finished with 15 hits while Umbel and Sisler combined to hold Salisbury to seven, led by Erica Lowery’s three hits, including a double. She scored twice. Brynne Kemp added two singles, while Brooke Gray got a single and one RBI.
Northern, leading 6-1 after three innings, put the game out of reach with eight runs in the fourth.
Salisbury visits Berlin Brosthersvalley on Thursday.
Pendleton County 2
FRANKLIN, W.Va. — Beth Cook and Tara George had three hits each as Moorefield ended its regular season with a victory over Pendleton County.
Shayna Vetter and Taylor Zuber, who pitched the final two innings, combined for a five-hitter and 10 strikeouts. Vetter fanned seven in five innings and Zuber struck out three in the final two.
Cook hit two doubles and a single and knocked in three runs while George had three singles and an RBI for the Yellow Jackets, who led 6-2 before scoring four times in the seventh.
McKenzie Weese, Jayme Fraley and Vetter had two singles and Michaela Regester doubled.
Hillary Ord doubled and singled for Pendleton.
Moorefield finished the regular season with a 22-3 record and begins a three-game sectional playoff series with East Hardy on Tuesday, at Moorefield, at 7 p.m. Game two will be at East Hardy on Wednesday. A third game, if needed, will be at Moorefield on Thursday.
KEYSER, W.Va. — Cheyenne Earle it a two-run single in the seventh inning and Petersburg scored a total of three runs in the final inning to turn an 8-7 deficit into a 10-8 victory that secured the Potomac Valley Conference championship for Petersburg.
Earle had three hits — all singles. She drove in a total of three runs. Marley Thompson collected one RBI on two singles.
Keyser took a 5-1 lead by the end of the first and led 6-4 after three innings. Petersburg took its first lead, 7-6 in the fifth before the Golden Tornado scored twice in the sixth to retake the advantage, 8-7.
Carrie Riggleman hit a two-run single for Keyser, which also got an RBI double from Lexi Carr.
Petersburg finishes the regular season 23-5 (5-1 PVC) and plays Berkeley Springs at home on Monday in the West Virginia Class AA, Region II, Section 2 playoffs.