Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 17, 2013

Prep roundup: Bears stumble in Yo-Na action

BASTIAN, Va. — The Northwood Panthers defeated Bland County Bears 5-0, Wednesday evening in the Yo-Na Tournament at Skip Dillow Field.

The Panthers took the lead in the second inning and never looked back.

Jason Prater was 2-for-3 with a solo home run in the second, while Chaz Jones, Trevor Poore and Channing Call each had two hits apiece for Northwood.

Caleb Lambert and Zach Gwyn were each 2-for-4 for the Bears.

Bland County will play in the tournament third place game, Saturday at 4 p.m. Northwood, with the win advanced to Saturday’s championship game at 6:30.

At Skip Dillow Memorial Field

Northwood.................020  210  0  —  5  12  0

Bland County.............000  000  0  —  0  6   1

Cameron Sauls and Caleb Bord. Andy Pauley, Zach Gwyn (3), Tyler Faulkner (5), John Miller (6), Aaron Rose (7) and Jonah Miller.

W-Sauls, L-Pauley


G-Girls down Galax

BLUEFIELD — The Graham G-Girls tennis team improved to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in Mountain Empire District play with an 8-1 win over the Galax Maroon Tide, Wednesday evening at Bluefield city courts.

Graham returns to action this afternoon, taking on Bland County in a MED match at the Bluefield College courts.


Kaitlin Williams (Graham) def. C. Englehardt (Galax) 6-3, 6-1; Rebecca Day (Graham) def. P. Hanks (Galax) 5-7, 7-5, 10-4; Haley Sheets (Graham) def. S. Davis (Galax) 6-2, 6-3; Misbah Muzaffer (Graham) def. L. Ayers (Galax) 6-0, 6-0; MyKenzie Roche (Graham) def. C. Pack (Galax) 6-0, 6-0; Caroline Johnson (Graham) def. S. Shumate (Galax) 6-0, 6-2.


Hanks-Davis (Galax) def. Williams-Day (Graham) 9-8, 10-6; Sheets-Cyma Mounzer (Graham) def. Englehardt-Ayers (Galax) 9-8, 10-7; Muzaffer-Roach (Graham) def. Pack-Shumate (Galax) 8-0.


Rural Retreat 12,    Montcalm 5

BASTIAN, Va. — Rural Retreat took advantage of six errors and numerous walks to defeat the Generals in the Yo-Na Invitational in a late-ending game on Tuesday night.

W.K. Dalton had two hits of just four hits for the Indians against a pair of Montcalm pitchers.

Steven Whitteker had two hits and two runs batted in for the Generals (4-7), who will play Graham in the Yo-Na on Thursday at 5 p.m.

Rural Retreat..............................................900  003  0  —  12  4  0

Montcalm....................................................001  002  2  —  5  7  6

Austin Akers, Jackson Solus (4) and Jordan Corvin. Josh Clower, Aaron Presley (1) and Tyler Poe. W—Akers; L—Clower. 

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