Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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May 14, 2014

Beavers corral Mavericks to stay alive

GARDNER — The Bluefield Beavers rapped out 14 hits and R.J. Bourne tossed a three hitter in a 13-4 win over the James Monroe Mavericks in Class AA Region III, Section 3 play Wednesday night. The win moves the Beavers to the championship round against PikeView while James Monroe is eliminated.

Justin Lightfoot and Cody Goins each had three hits while Randy Maxey and Trevor Mullins added a pair of hits apiece. Mullins had a triple and a double. Reed McNeer, Conner Boothe and Preston Jones had the hits for James Monroe.

Bluefield and PikeView meet tonight at 6 p.m. A PikeView win gives the Panthers the sectional championship, while a Beavers victory will force a deciding game.

At PikeView High School

Bluefield....................430  210  1  —  13  14  5

James Monroe...........003  010  0  —  4   3   3

R.J. Bourne and Randy Maxey; Cory Lilly and Landon Shires.

W-Bourne, L-Lilly



River View

wins section

BRADSHAW — The River View Raiders took a pair of games from the Mount View Golden Knights to win the Class AA Region III, Section 4 championship Wednesday night at Mike Vallo Field.

The Raiders won the opener 13-1 and the nightcap 13-0. In game one Dee Duff pitched a complete game and Jordan Wilson was 3-for-3 at the plate with an RBI. Todd Coeburn and Matt Thornsbury were each 2-for-3 with a run batted in.

In the nightcap Terry Foster tossed a two hitter and struck out 12 in the victory. Wilson was 2-for-2 with a single, triple and three RBIs. Ryan Blankenship was 2-for-2 and knocked in a run.

River View advances to regional play against the winner of the PikeView-Bluefield series.

At Mike Vallo Field

Game one

Mount View.......................000  01  —  1   3   7

River View........................760  0x  —  13  12  0

Blackburn, Brown (4) and Lester; Duff and Brewer.

W-Duff, L-Blackburn

Game two

Mount View.....................000    00   —  0   2  5

River View......................1(11)1  0x  —  13  6  1

Muncy, Diggs (3) and Vineyard; Foster and Brewer.

W-Foster, L-Muncy

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