By Paul Adkins Sports Editor
April 11, 2014
CHAPMANVILLE — The Chapmanville Middle School baseball team upped its record to 3-1 on the season with an 11-0 win over George Washington on Monday at Chapmanville’s Ted Ellis Field.
CMS had 14 hits in the game.
Chapmanville was led by Adam Vance, who was 3-for-3 with two singles, a double and three RBI.
Switch-hitter Noah Dingess was 2-for-3 with a single each as a lefty and a right-handed batter. He also had one RBI.
Cole Ferrell and James Ellis were each 1-for-1 with a single and one RBI.
Timothy Bigley was 1-for-2 with one double and two RBI.
Dakoda Collins, Josh Zigmond, Evan Willis, Braxton Browning, Tyler Barcklay and Tanner McGraw each had a single for the Tigers.
Conner Mullins was the starting and winning pitcher for CMS. He tossed three innings and allowed only one hit and two walks with three strikeouts.
Adam Vance then fired two innings of hitless ball, striking out two and walking none.
“We started out slow but adjusted as the game progressed,” CMS coach Dwight Dingess said. ” Our pitchers are doing a good job and the bats are coming alive. We still have to tighten up our defense a bit. Overall I am happy with the win.”
The game was played on Transplant Day for Skyler Miller so the team wanted to show him some support. All of the players formed a cancer awareness ribbon on the field before the game.
The Tigers are slated to host Poca on Thursday night.
POCA — The Chapmanville Regional High School baseball team ran its record to 10-0 overall and 5-0 in the Cardinal Conference with Wednesday night’s 17-6 win at Poca.
Brady Cox homered for the Tigers.
No further information was available on the game.
The Tigers host the annual Daffer Memorial Tournament this weekend, taking on 3A Capital on Friday at 7 p.m. and regional rival Wayne on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Chapmanville’s Ted Ellis Field.