In a recent high school softball outing:
Oak Hill 6
Oak Hill went on the road and came up just short, 7-6, to Riverside on Tuesday, April 13 in a nine-inning contest.
For Oak Hill, Haylee Byers launched a three-run homer in the first inning. Also, Kaylee Mann (double, RBI) and Rachel Peelish were both 2-for-4, and Kylie Pelkey and Nikki Holbrook added a base hit apiece.
Riverside got a 3-for-4 performance from Haley Myers, and Emma Pauley smacked a solo home run in the first inning. Laura Baldwin, Mia Hastings (double) and Mallory Kincaid drove in a run apiece, and Alanna McKenzie was 2-for-4.
Warrior pitcher Abby Hood struck out 13 Oak Hill batters, scattered seven hits and yielded three earned runs in gaining the victory.
For the Red Devils on the mound, Brooke Spangler threw 8 1/3 innings, allowing 10 hits and three earned runs.
Riverside went on to record two more recent victories: 12-4 over Woodrow Wilson on April 16 and 7-6 over Capital on April 17.
The Warriors will host Sherman at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 19, followed by a home outing against Huntington at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21.
• • •
On the baseball diamond, the Riverside boys have fashioned a 2-3 record leading up to an April 19 home encounter with Capital. They defeated Parkersburg (8-6) and Sherman (9-0) while losing to Parkersburg (11-1), St. Albans (8-3) and Scott (3-2).
In the Scott contest, Nate Davis was 2-for-3 for the Warrior offense, and pitcher Sam Sheets struck out nine Scott batters in five innings.
• • •
Coaches at the high school, junior varsity, middle school and recreational league (adult or youth) levels are urged to submit game results, updated statistics, schedules/revisions or other information to The Montgomery Herald and The Fayette Tribune.
When turning in scores or statistics, coaches/statisticians are reminded to provide at least the last names of participants; information will not be published with only the first name.
Information can be sent a variety of ways: via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com; on Twitter @gb_scribe; by U.S. mail at The Fayette Tribune, P.O. Box 139, Oak Hill, WV 25901; by fax at 304-469-4105; or placed under the door at the office at 417 W. Main Street in Oak Hill.
Anyone with questions can call Steve Keenan at 304-469-3373.