Logan girls beat James Monroe 2-1 in 11 innings
by Paul Adkins
It was a classic game on Thursday night at the Logan Softball Complex as the Logan High School softball team won 2-1 over James Monroe in 11 innings.
Logan (3-4) won the game in the bottom of the 11th inning as Sam Curry came up with the game-winning RBI.
The teams were supposed to play a second game in the scheduled doubleheader but the contest was suspended in the third inning by rain with Logan leading 5-0.
It is not known if the game will be completed at a later date.
The Lady Cats’ Shana Hall was the winning pitcher for Logan in relief. She came on in the ninth inning and struck out three while allowing two base hits. Hana Sedlock was the starter on the hill as she went eight-plus innings, striking out 11 and allowing no hits.
Sedlock also had a double for Logan at the plate.
Rachelle Toppings, Aarron Ward and Curry had one hit each for the Lady Cats.
Logan was scheduled to play in Chapmanville’s Lady Tigers Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
Valley Fayette 13,
The Man High School baseball team dropped to 0-6 on the season with Thursday night’s 13-3 loss at Valley Fayette in five innings.
Cody Winter went 4-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs and Druw Bowen smacked a home run and drove in four runs to lead the Greyhounds past the Hillbillies.
Raeshawn Breckenridge also ripped a home run and Arik McGinnis added a triple in the winners.
Druw Bowen was the winning pitcher for the Greyhounds. He allowed five hits and struck out nine Man batters.
Cayce Mullins led Man with a home run and two RBI.
Valley Fayette had 11 hits in the game and improved to 8-2 on the season with the win.
Man committed two errors. The Greyhounds had one.
Mullins was the starting and losing pitcher for Man. He was relieved by Mikle Rowe in the second.
Valley plated two runs in the first, six in the second and two more in the third to take an 8-0 lead.
Bishop Grimes (N.Y.) 3,
The Logan High School baseball team dropped to 4-3 overall and 1-2 in the Mingo Bay Classic with Friday afternoon’s 3-1 loss to Bishop Grimes (N.Y.) in the spring break tourney at Myrtle Beach, S.C.
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