Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 8, 2014

Prep roundup: River View, Montcalm pick up baseball wins

WILLIAMSON — Demetrius Duff struck out eight and Joseph McClanahan homered to lead the River View Raiders past the Mingo Central Miners 4-3, Tuesday evening.

Duff picked up the pitching win as he worked five-and-a-third innings. Todd Coburn earned the save. The duo allowed only a pair of Mingo Central hits.

River View is now 4-3 and will play at Grundy on Thursday.

At Williamson

River View....................000  130  0  —  4  5  3

Mingo Central...............011  000  1  —  3  2  3

Duff, Coburn (6) and Blankenship; Sloan, Spencer and Allen.

W-Duff, L-Sloan, S-Blankenship.

HR- RV: McClanahan.

*****

Montcalm 8, Eastern Montgomery 3

BASTIAN, Va. — The Montcalm Generals defeated the Eastern Montgomery Mustangs in the Yo-Na Tournament, Tuesday night.

Shane Presley and Dakota Lanter each had a pair of hits for the Generals who improved to 2-5 on the season. Jon Casto picked up the pitching victory as he started and worked the first six innings before giving way to Craig Casto.

The Generals return to the diamond this evening at Summers County.

At Bastian

Montcalm......................001  052  0  —  8  6  2

East. Mont....................101  010  0  —  3  8  0

J. Casto, C. Casto (7) and Poe; Gilmore, Sledd (4) and Howard.

W-J. Casto, L-Gilmore

*****

John Battle 9, Richlands 1

BRISTOL, Va. — The John Battle Trojans whitewashed the Richlands Blue Tornado Tuesday evening as Gavin Selty tossed a two hitter against the Blues.

Richlands’ hits came in the third inning. J.T. Anderson singled and scored on Ben Brown’s double.

At John Battle

Richlands.....................001  000  0  —  1  2  0

John Battle..................140  103  x  —  9  12  2

Davis, Harrison (2), Ratliff (6) and Carter, Laforce (6); Selty and Leonard

W-Selty, L-Davis

*****

Boys soccer: Tazewell 12, Narrows 4

NARROWS, Va. — Six different players scored goals as the Tazewell Bulldogs kicked past the Narrows Green Wave 12-4 in soccer action Tuesday.

Carter Rasake paced the Bulldogs with four goals and two assists. Dallas Peery, Garett Jesse and Corey Brewster each had a pair of goals, while Spencer Necessary had one goal with four assists and Tanner Catron added a score for Tazewell.

The Bulldogs are now 2-2 and play next on Monday at Marion.

*****

Tennis: Princeton tops Richlands

PRINCETON — The Princeton High tennis teams took a pair of matches from Richlands, Tuesday. The Tiger boys defeated the Blue Tornado 9-0 while the Princeton girls claimed a 6-3 win. The boys are now 4-1 while the girls are 6-0. The girls doubles team of Kelsi Browning and Savannah Farmer are undefeated on the season.

Boys singles

Adam Anderson (P) def. Kyle Stiltner (R) 8-0; Luke Lilly (P) def. Clayton Gilbert (R) 8-0; Hunter Alford (P) def. Jordan Lloyd (R) 8-3; Dustin Bailey (P) def. Andrew Hicks (R) 8-1; Alex Browning (P) def. Alex Gilbert (R) 8-1; Ryan Riloski (P) def. Douglas Elswick (R) 7-5.

Boys doubles

Anderson/Alford (P) def. Stiltner/Lloyd (R) 8-1; Lilly/Browning (P) def. C. Gilbert/A. Gilbert (R) 8-1; Bailey/Ryan Dunn (P) def. Hicks/Elswick (R) 8-1.

Girls singles

Olivia Lawson (R) def. Kelsi Browning (P) 8-5; Macaiah Rowe (R) def. Alaina Blankenship (P) 8-6; Loren King (P) def. Haley Rowe (R) 8-2; Savannah Farmer (P) def. Lauren Alex Sword (R) 8-4; Carly Dye (R) def. Miranda Basconi (P) 8-4; Emily Hendricks (P) def. Victoria Whited (R) 8-5.

Girls doubles

Blankenship/King (P) def. Lawson/Casey (R) 8-2; Brown/Farmer (P) def. Lowe/Sword (R) 9-7; Basconi/Hendricks (P) def. Dye/Whited (R) 8-1.

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