Below is a look at recent softball games involving local teams:

Valley 11

Oak Hill 6

Valley plated seven runs in the first two innings, including five in the second, to vanquish host Oak Hill 11-6 Wednesday.

A 5-for-5 effort from Kayla Graves, which included two RBIs, powered the 17-hit Greyhound attack. Gracie Gipson launched a home run and drove in a pair of runs during a 3-for-5 performance, and Mallory Kincaid was 2-for-5 with a double and an RBI. Also, Jayden Chapman went 3-for-3, Abigail Taylor was 2-for-5 with one RBI, and Emmie Lopetrone and Haley Myers knocked in a run apiece. Graves and Gipson each scored three times.

Kaylee Mann was 2-for-2 with a double and two RBIs for Oak Hill. Savannah Holbrook had a double and an RBI, and Paige Neal drove in a run.

Lopetrone secured the mound verdict, striking out 11 Red Devils and scattering five hits. 

Valley (8-4) is slated to host Sherman at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Greenbrier West 3

Valley 2

Caley Chrisman singled in Camryn Dorsey with the go-ahead run in the top of the seventh inning and Greenbrier West held on to win a 3-2 pitchers duel over host Valley Monday.

Dorsey hit a two-run homer for the Cavaliers in the top of the first.

Kenley Posten got the win, striking out eight over seven innings. Emmie Lopetrone had six strikeouts in a tough loss for the Greyhounds. Both pitchers scattered eight hits.

Abigail Taylor, Kaylee Ryan and Jayden Chapman were all 2-for-3 for Valley (7-4).

GW 200 000 1 — 3 8 1

V 001 100 0 — 2 8 2

Pitching — GW: Posten and Gray, V: Lopetrone and Chapman. WP: Posten. LP: Lopetrone. Hitting — GW: Church 1-4, Dorsey (hr, 2 rbi), Chrisman 2-4 (2b, rbi), Gray 1-3, Brown 2-3, Bennett 1-3, V: Kincaid 1-4, Myers 1-4, Lopetrone 1-3, Taylor 2-3, Ryan 2-3, Chapman 2-3.

Valley 3

Clay County 0

The Greyhound girls improved to 5-3 with the win at Gauley Bridge last Wednesday.

Shady Spring 12

Valley 3

Brooke Presley was the winning pitcher and went 2-for-2 with four runs scored as Shady Spring defeated Valley 12-3 in five innings last Monday.

Emily Jones was 4-for-4 and had five RBIs, and Bradlea Hayhurst homered and drove in four for the Tigers. Sandy Mills and Olivia Bowers were both 2-for-3.

Abigail Taylor drove in two runs for Valley (4-3). Kayla Graves knocked in one run.

SS 320 33 — 12 14 1

V 120 00 — 3 5 4

Pitching — SS: Brooke Presley and Emily Jones, V: Emmie Lopetrone and Jayden Chapman. Hitting — SS: Presley 2-2 (4 runs, rbi), Jones 4-4 (2 runs, 5 rbi), Bradlea Hayhurst 2-4 (hr, 4 rbi, 2 runs), Sandy Mills 2-3 (2 rbi), Natalie Wood 1-3 (run), Olivia Bowers 2-3 (2 runs), Ashley Farruggia 1-2 (run), V: Gracie Gipson 1-3 (run), Kayla Graves 1-3 (rbi), Lopetrone 1-2 (run), Katie Huddleson 1-2 (run), Abigail Taylor 1-2 (2 rbi).

Records: SS: 5-2, V: 4-3.

Valley 5, 8

Fayetteville 1, 7

Valley swept a twin-bill from visiting Fayetteville Friday night at Neal Field in Gauley Bridge.

Gracie Gipson blasted a three-run base hit to right field to power the attack in the first game. Emmie Lopetrone was the winning pitcher in game one.

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