The Logan High School softball team’s 15-game winning streak came to an end on Thursday night at Lincoln County as the Lady Cats lost 9-6 to the defending Class AAA state champions.
Class AAA No. 5-ranked Logan (19-3) was led by senior catcher Katie Chryssofos, who went 3-for-4 at the plate with a home run. Lara Sedlock and Shelby Hale each had a pair of hits, while Sam Curry tripled, Morgan Aguirre doubled and Emily Vinson added a single.
Aguirre was the pitcher of record for Logan. She went all seven innings and allowed nine runs and 10 hits, including two home runs, with nine strikeouts.
Alyssa Cook hit a walk-off three-run homer off Aguirre to cap a six-run seventh, lifting Lincoln County to the win. Aleks Lawson tied the game for the Lady Panthers (17-7) with a two-run single. Cook was 2-for-4 with a triple, while Amanda Salmons had a two-run homer.
Logan is scheduled to get back into action on Monday at county rival Chapmanville Regional. Game time is set for 5:30 p.m.
The Lady Cats were originally scheduled to play at the annual Cabell Midland Sluggerfest on Saturday but the entire tournament was canceled.
Chapmanville wins two
The Chapmanville Regional High School softball team routed Class AA sectional rival Scott, 11-3, on Thursday night at Madison.
Jenna Evans was the starting and winning pitcher for the No. 3-ranked Lady Tigers, which improved to 17-3 on the season. Evans went five innings and allowed three runs and five hits with five strikeouts and three walks. At the plate, she blistered the Lady Hawks as she was 3-for-4 with a triple.
Jenna’s twin sister, Allison Evans, went 4-for-5 for the evening with a double.
Alyssa Bailey was 3-for-4 with two doubles, while Heather Nagy was 2-for-4.
Savanna Vance doubled and knocked in three runs, while Lauryn Easterling was 2-for-5 with a double and Brandi Broom tacked on a single.
Then on Friday night at home, Chapmanville won 11-3 over Sissonville in another Cardinal Conference game.
Sissonville led 3-0 on Lady Tigers’ starting pitcher Talya Berry before Chapmanville coach Ronnie Ooten gave the ball to relief pitcher Allison Evans.
CRHS then outscored the Lady Indians 11-0 to get the blowout win.
Evans, who was credited with the win within the circle, was 2-for-4 at the plate with a triple. Brandi Broom and Jenna Evans were each 2-for-4, while Michele Mangus had a double.
Heather Nagy and Savanna Vance were both 2-for-3 with a double. Alyssa Bailey and Hanna Wooten added singles for Chapmanville.
The Lady Tigers (18-3) were scheduled to have a showdown at home against regional rival and league foe Wayne on Saturday. The Lady Pioneers beat Chapmanville 1-0 earlier in the season at Wayne.
Logan 4, Huntington 1
The Logan High School baseball team won 4-1 on Thursday night at Huntington.
Alex Mareske and Justin Oney led the Wildcats to the win.
Mareske pitched 5.2 innings with eight strikeouts and was the winner on the mound. Oney picked up the save and fanned two. The duo combined on a four-hitter.
At the plate, Mareske and Oney each had two hits. Matthew Greene had two RBI.