Logan, which has had five games rained out so far this season, improved to 4-1 while the Black Eagles fell to 5-3.
The Wildcats led 3-0 after three innings, then plated four in the top of the fifth and three more in the seventh.
Logan outhit South Charleston 11-6 and were also helped by five Black Eagle errors. LHS had two errors for the game.
David Brown (3-0) was the starting and winning pitcher for Logan. He hurled 5-1/3 innings on the hill, allowing three earned runs, two homers and a walk. He was relieved by Cody Frye, who tossed the final 1-2/3 with two Ks.
Brown was 2-for-4 at the plate with two RBI.
Trent Dalton had a double and two runs knocked in, while Alex Mareske was 2-for-2 with a double.
Frye, Ryan Butcher and Adam Mareske all had hits.
Josh Burdette and Josh Hudson smacked solo home runs for the Black Eagles.
Logan is scheduled to return to action tonight against Cabell Midland in the Wildcats’ home opener. Game time is set for 7 p.m. at Logan’s Roger Gertz Field.
Man 9, Westside 8
MAN – Wade Smith was the hero on Wednesday night for the Man High School baseball team.
Smith had a game-winning, two-out bases loaded walk-off double to lead the Hillbillies past Westside, 9-8, at Man’s Dr. Juan Nordelo Field. Smith was 2-for-3 with two doubles and four RBI for the game.
Man (6-1) was outhit by Westside, 10-6. The Renegades committed four errors to three for the Hillbillies.
Tyler Grimmett was 2-for-3 with four RBI for Man. Nick Carter and Thomas Blair each had a hit.
Tyler Cook led Westside at the plate as he was 3-for-4. Jordan Walker and J.R. Harper had two hits apiece.
Drew Merritt was the winning pitcher in relief for the Billies. He fired two innings and gave up one unearned run and two hits with five strikeouts and no walks. Blair had went 4-2/3 innings in relief and allowed five hits and one unearned run with two walks and 10 strikeouts. Cody Carter started but lasted just 1/3 of an inning as he yielded six runs and three hits with one walk and one strikeout.
James Robertson, a former Man player, was Westside’s starting pitcher. He went five innings and allowed six runs (four earned) and five hits with three walks and three strikeouts.
Man is scheduled to play at Belfry (Ky.) tonight at 7.