EAST RIVER —
Bland County 9, Graham 4
BASTIAN, Va. — The Bears picked up their first Mountain Empire District win of the year on Monday at Skip Dillow Memorial Field.
Andy Pauley struck out five in five innings, John Miller pitched the sixth and Aaron Rose struck out all three batters he faced to close it out.
For Bland County, Bryan King was 2 for 3 and drove in a run, Tyler Faulkner was 2 for 4 with two RBIs and Pauley 2 for 3 with one RBI.
The Bears (6-3, 1-2 MED) play at Galax at 5 p.m. today.
At Skip Dillow Memorial Field
Graham.........................300 010 0 — 4 6 1
Bland County................201 231 x — 9 12 1
McKinley Webb, Tommy Lovell (6) and Cory Monninger. Andy Pauley, John Miller (6), Aaron Rose (7) and Jonah Miller. WP - Pauley. LP - Webb.
Mount View 6, Westside 4
WELCH — Maurice Brown struck out 11 Renegades Monday in a complete-game win at Nick Shaffron Field. He allowed five hits and three earned runs for the Golden Knights (4-9).
Tony Blackburn batted 3 for 4 for Mount View with a run, an RBI and a double. Aaron Whittaker was 1 for 3 with a two-RBI double in the first, and a walk. Joe Bishop was 2 for 3 with two doubles, both of which scored runs. Tashaan Vineyard was 2 for 4 at the plate and scored three runs.
For Westside, Drew Bragg was 2 for 4 and scored a run; Dakota Bailey was 1 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI.
Mount View (4-9) hosts PikeView today.
At Nick Shaffron Field
Westside.........................000 120 1 — 4 5 2
Mount View.....................301 011 x — 6 9 2
Breyer Morgan, Tyler Copley (4) and Dakota Paynter. Maurice Brown and Joe Bishop.
PikeView 10, Summers County 5
GARDNER — Lyndsay Hat-field and Savannah Coalson each drove in three runs on 1-for-3 batting as the Panthers doubled up the Lady Bobcats on Monday.
Haleigh Compton who went 2 for 4 for PikeView and Brooke Baker and Kristin Worrell were 1 for 2 at bat. Worrell got the pitching start. Compton struck out 10 batters in four innings of relief.
For the Lady Bobcats, Kendall Wiley was 1 for 4 and scored a run.
PikeView (9-9) plays today at Nicholas County.