Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 23, 2014

Richardson pitches, hits Blues past Bulldogs

RICHLANDS, Va. — Katie Richardson scattered eight hits and struck seven batters, and also singled and scored the winning run, leading Richlands to a 3-2 win over Tazewell on Wednesday at Williams Field.

Tazewell tied the score at 2-2 in the top of the fifth, but the Blue Tornado rallied in the sixth. Richardson singled, moved to second and third on infield miscues and scored on a ground ball out by Savannah Barber.

Richardson had two hits for Tazewell, while Chelsey Perkins added two hits and scored two runs. Hannah Lester contributed an RBI doubles, while Autumn Lamie joined Barber with an RBI.

Karlee Wasilewski led Tazewell with two hits, a run scored and an RBI. Ally Lee added two hits, Gracie Cline drove in a run and Laura Kincer scored a run.

Richlands (8-4) will host Graham today and Abingdon on Friday.

Tazewell........................000  020  0  —  2  8  2

Richlands.....................101  001  x  — 3  8  1

L.Sparks and Ally Lee. Katie Richardson and Alex Hill. W—Richardson; L—Sparks.

George Wythe 14, Narrows 8

NARROWS, Va. — Alex Mabe highlighted an eight-run first inning with an inside the park grand slam to lead the Maroons past the Green Wave.

Elizabeth Jones led George Wythe with three this, while Mabe and Gallagher had two apiece. Makenzie Gallagher also picked up the win in the circle.

Casey Wilburn paced Narrows with three hits, including a double, while Tiffany Perdue had a triple and double for the Green Wave.

Perdue, who took the loss for Narrows, and Gallagher each had five strikeouts.

Narrows (3-8) will host Fort Chiswell on Friday.

George Wythe...........802  130  0  —  14 13 2

Narrows.....................211  040  0  —  8  11  6

M.Gallagher and K.Johnson. Tiffany Perdue and Kalyn Neal. W—Gallagher; L—Perdue. HR—A.Mabe (GW) 1st, 3 on.


Tigers play in MSAC

CHARLESTON — The Princeton tennis teams competed in the Mountain State Athletic Conference tournament on Wednesday, with five players winning first round matches, but advancing no further.

Alaina Blankenship and Savannah Farmer won singles matches for the girls, with the third doubles team of Miranda Basconi and Emily Hendricks also advancing past the first round.

Princeton’s top seed, junior Adam Anderson, also won a first round match.  

Princeton split a match with Greenbrier East on Monday.

The Princeton girls won 7-0 to improve to 9-1 on the season. The boys dropped a 4-3 decision to the Spartans to fall to 6-3 on the campaign.

Fourth seed Mason Kroll is now 7-1 on the season, while the third seeded boys doubles team of Dustin Bailey and Ryan Dunn are 9-1.

Princeton will visit Riverside on Friday and host the Spartans on Saturday.  

Regional competition begins on May 5-6.


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