By Paul Adkins Sports Editor
April 3, 2014
The Logan High School baseball team ran its record to 2-2 on the season and won its second straight game with Tuesday night’s 10-0 victory at regional rival Winfield.
Logan gained a measure of revenge with the blowout win. It was Winfield which defeated the Wildcats in last year’s Class AAA regional tournament.
Z. Minnick was the starting and winning pitcher for the Cats as he fired a two-hit shutout in the five-inning game. Minnick struck out six and issued no walks in his first start of the season.
Bear Bellomy and Anthony Imperial had Winfield’s hits.
Chase Burnette, a sophomore who was Logan’s DH, was 3-for-3 at the plate with a double and three RBI.
Logan plated three runs in the top of the first inning with two outs, taking a 3-0 lead.
In the fifth, the Wildcats made it 7-0 as Troy Burgess walked with the bases loaded and Burnette followed with a two-out, two-run single to left.
Logan added three more runs in the top of the fifth and Minnick closed down the Generals in the last half of the frame to end the game.
The Cats are scheduled to host Lincoln County on Thursday at 7 p.m. Logan then goes to Point Pleasant on Saturday, to Huntington on April 7 and to Belfry (Ky.) on April 8 before hosting Class AAA sectional rival St. Albans on April 10 at 7 p.m.
After another home game on April 11 against Belfry, Logan then hits the road for a Spring Break trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., as the Wildcats are slated to take part in the Mingo Bay Classic. The Cats are scheduled to play four or five games in the Palmetto State.
The Logan High School softball team remained unbeaten on the season with Tuesday night’s 6-3 win at regional foe Winfield.
It was a good night for LHS athletics in Winfield. The Logan baseball team also went to Winfield on Tuesday night at won 10-0.
Hana Sedlock pitched the win for the Lady Cats (4-0). She went all seven innings and allowed three runs and eight hits while striking out eight and walking one.
Aarron Ward was 1-for-4 with two RBI for Logan. Summer Collins went 1-for-3 with one run knocked in.
Hannah Kolovich and Chastidy Wiley each had a hit.
The Lady Cats were scheduled to play at Nitro on Wednesday night. Logan is slated to host South Charleston on Thursday at 5:30 p.m., weather permitting.
This weekend, the Logan girls are set to take part in the Chapmanville Lady Tigers Invitational.
On Friday, Logan is set to meet Nicholas County at 9 p.m. at Chapmanville. Then on Saturday at Chapmanville, LHS faces James Monroe at 5 p.m. and Sissonville at 9 p.m.
Mingo Central 0
They weren’t playing football but it was a football-like score on Tuesday night at Delbarton as the Chapmanville Regional High School softball team shut out Mingo Central, 28-0, on the road.
Chapmanville improved to 4-2 on the season and swept the season series with the Miners. CRHS beat MC 12-2 earlier in the season.
Freshman Faith Bell pitched a complete game two-hit shutout for the Lady Tigers. The game was halted after three innings due to the mercy rule.
Several Lady Tigers had big nights at the plate.
Lauryn Easterling had three hits for the Lady Tigers, including a tw0-run double. Shian Meeks, Cydnee Lambert and Hollie Carter also had doubles for Chapmanville.
The Lady Tigers had 15 hits in just three innings.
Chapmanville Regional built upon its 2-0 lead after one with 22 runs in the second inning.
Kiearia Hammond and Tiffany Cottle had the two hits for the Lady Miners.
Mingo Central committed seven errors in the game. CHRS didn’t have any.
Chapmanville also rolled over Mingo Central in the JV game by a 21-1 score in three innings.
CRHS is slated to return to action with this weekend’s 18-team round-robin Lady Tigers Invitational at Chapmanville.
The host Lady Tigers are set to open play on Thursday at 9 p.m. against Sherman. Then on Friday, Chapmanville plays James Monroe at 5 p.m. Two games are on tap on Saturday as CRHS hosts Pikeview at 1 p.m. and Richwood at 5.
All three softball diamonds in Chapmanville, including the two at Chapmanville Middle School, will be used.
Westside 5 (8 innings)
MAN — It took extra innings but the Man High School softball team was a 6-5 winner in eight over Double-A Westside on Tuesday night at home.
The Lady Billies won the game in the bottom of the eighth as Hunter Harvey doubled and scored as she stole third and came home on the catcher’s overthrow.
Man is now 3-2 on the season.
No further information was available on the game.
The MHS girls were scheduled to host Class A sectional foe Tug Valley on Wednesday night.
Man then plays in Chapmanville’s Lady Tigers Invitational beginning on Thursday with a 5 p.m. game against 2A Scott. The Lady Billies then play Richwood on Friday at 7 p.m. and close out tourney play with Saturday’s 1 p.m. clash against 2A Poca at Chapmanville.
Man returns home April 7 against county rival Logan.