Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 14, 2014

Roundup: G-Men run past Narrows in soccer

EAST RIVER — Nathan Figueroa’s hat trick on Monday night led the Graham G-Men to a 6-2 win over the Narrows Green Wave at East River Soccer Complex.

Alex Aiello netted the first goal, less than six minutes into the game, with an assist by Sam Stowers to put the G-Men up 1-0.

Figueroa knocked a header into the goal, off a corner kick by Aiello, in the 22nd minute, and added his second goal about three minutes later, taking an assist from Stowers. Stowers then nailed an unassisted goal to give Graham a 4-0 halftime lead.

Figueroa scored his third goal with a minute left in the game, with an assist from Caleb Cox. Will Olive scored rang up the final score with 20 seconds left, assisted by Logan Surface.

Graham took 38 shots on goal.

Hunter Cook had six saves in goal for the G-Men, and Jon Figueroa was a key contributor on defense.

Dallas McKinney put Narrows on the scoreboard eight minutes into the second half, and  Jordan McKinney scored 30 minutes after intermission.

Graham (4-3, 3-0 in Conference 39) plays today at 7 p.m. at East River against Richlands.

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Baseball: Graham 8, Marion 7

MARION, Va. — McKinley Webb pitched into the sixth inning to take the win and Ben Meade took the save as the G-Men held off Marion on the Scarlet Hurricanes’ diamond to record their first win of the season.

Meade scored three runs in a 3 for 4 day on offense, and Jacob Coffey was 2 for 4 with three RBIs for the G-Men (1-5-1).

Marion’s Stiefel was 2 for 4 with a solo home run and two RBI.

Graham plays today at Narrows.

At Marion

Graham........101   051    0  —  8  9  3

Marion..........240   010    0  —  7  8  4

McKinley Webb, Jacob Simpson (6), Ben Meade (7) and Logan Kirk. Logan Morris, Aaron Garrison (5) and Gullion. WP - Webb. Sv - Meade. LP - Garrison.

*****

River View 8, Grundy 2

BRADSHAW — Terry Foster pitched six innings, striking out 11 Golden Wave batters, and went 2 for 2 at the plate, driving in two runs for River View (6-2). Ryan Blankenship was 1 for 3 with an RBI for the victors, who broke a scoreless tie with two runs in the third.

Daniel Tiller was 2 for 3 at bat for Grundy, which used four pitchers and made five errors.

The Raiders play Wednesday at home against Mingo Central.

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