Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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May 3, 2014

Roundup: River View surprises Warriors

NEW RICHMOND — Terry Foster pitched a three-hit shutout to lead River View to a 2-0 upset victory over Class AA No. 6 Wyoming East on Friday night.

Foster was also hot from the plate with two hits and a RBI and Cameron Roberts also added a RBI single for the Raiders.

Ryan Blankenship had two hits and Matthew Thornsbury had a double for River View, which rebounded from a doubleheader loss to PikeView on Thursday to surprise the Warriors.

Christian Hedinger had two hits, including a double and was the hard-luck loser giving up just two runs.

Hedinger’s double set a new school record for doubles hit in one season at 15.

Wyoming East (17-5) hosts Liberty Monday and River View (10-4) hosts East Ridge, Ky. also Monday.

River View.............................................000  110  0  —  2  7  0

Wyoming East........................................000 000  0 —  0  3  0

RV: Terry Foster and Tyler Brewer. WE: Christian Hedinger, Jon Culicerto (7) and Coty Bishop. WP — Foster. LP — Hedinger. Hitting — RV: Todd Coburn 1-3, Ryan Blankenship 2-3, Cameron Roberts 1-4 (RBI), Timothy Stacy 1-2, Matthew Thornsbury 1-3 (2B), Terry Foster 2-3 (RBI); WE: Christian Hedinger 2-2 (2B), Jon Culicerto 1-3.

Records: Wyoming East (17-5); River View (10-4).


James Monroe 7, Riverside 6

LINDSIDE — Caleb Hatfield’s ground ball and a fielding error helped score the winning run for the Mavericks, who rallied for three runs in the seventh to beat the Class AAA Warriors.

Reid McNeer led James Monroe with a triple and run batted in, while Cory Lilly had a single and two RBIs. Ronnie Prunesti and Conner Boothe also had a hit apiece.

Norris Cameron had two of Riverside’s three hits off James Monroe hurler Caleb Brown.

James Monroe (8-12) will visit Bluefield on Monday.

Riverside.....................203  000  1  —  6  3  2

James Monroe............100  021  3  —  7  4  3

Faber, Cameron Norris (6), Smith (7) and Massey. Caleb Brown and Landon Shires. W—Brown; L—Smith.


PikeView 5, Bluefield 4

BLUEFIELD — Austin Cordell’s sacrifice fly scored Carter Shrewsbury in the top of the seventh inning, and the PikeView Panthers extended their win streak to nine games against the Beavers at Bowen Field.

PikeView tied the score at 4-4 on an RBI single by Zach Meadows to score Keian Lee. Shrewsbury led the Panthers with two hits.

Randy Maxey and Devon Goins had two hits each for Bluefield. Goins drove in two runs and Maxey scored a run. R.J. Bourne took the loss on the mound.

Levi Nash picked up the win for PikeView, allowing seven hits.

Bluefield (8-12), which was hampered by six errors, will host James Monroe on Monday. PikeView will visit Mount View for a doubleheader on the same night.


Softball: Narrows 1, Rural Retreat 0

NARROWS, Va. — Tiffany Perdue tossed a four-hit shutout, struck out seven and also drove in the game’s only run for the Green Wave.

Casey Wilburn doubled in the first for Narrows and scored on a single by Perdue.

Rural Retreat had just four hits, including two by Stevie Parks. Tara Williams as the hard-luck loser, striking out nine in the defeat.

Narrows (4-8) will host Graham on Monday.

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