Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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April 26, 2013

Roundup: Blues top Marion in SWD baseball

Busy day in baseball, softball, soccer, tennis

WARDELL, Va. — Richlands got a run in the bottom of the seventh and defeated Marion 4-3, Friday in Southwest District baseball action.

Michael Horton had two hits and scored two runs, including the game-winner for the Blues. Andy Guerriero pitched the seventh inning for the Blues and picked up the win.

Richlands (3-4, 1-1) returns to the field today in the Coppinger Invitational, taking on Fayetteville at 2 p.m.

Marion...............................003  000  0  —  3  5  2

Richlands..........................200  100  1  —  4  7  1

Lefler, Stiesel (6) and Wagner, Lefler (6). Brown, Guerriero (7) and Yates.

W-Guerriero, L-Stiesel.

*****

Montcalm 4, Meadow Bridge 3

COOPERS — The Montcalm Generals improved to 8-8 on the year with a 4-3 win over the Meadow Bridge Wildcats, scoring in the bottom of the seventh to gain the win.

John Casto and Aaron Presley each had a pair of hits to lead the Generals and Steven Whittaker gained the pitching victory.

Montcalm returns to the diamond this afternoon at Cross Lanes Christian.

Meadow Bridge................000  210  0  —  3  8  1

Montcalm..........................002  010  1  —  4  6  1

Bragg and Farr. Casto, Whittaker (6) and Poe.

W-Whittaker, L-Bragg

*****

Bland County 9, Fort Chiswell 2

BASTIAN, Va. — Bland County scored seven times in the first inning en route to a Mountain Empire District win over Fort Chiswell.

Aaron Rose struck out 12 and was 2-for-4 at the plate with an RBI in gaining the pitching win. Ryan Dillow had three hits while Tyler White and Zach Williams each had a pair of hits for the Bears.

Bland County plays next on Wednesday in a doubleheader at Marion.

Fort Chiswell...................110  000  0  —  2  7   4

Bland County..................700  011  x  —  9  12  2

Booher, Thomas (2) and Rathbone. Rose and Miller.

W-Rose, L-Booher

*****

St. Albans 7, Bluefield 2

COAL CITY — Bluefield managed just four hits in a wooden bat tournament at Independence in a loss to the Red Dragons.

Justin Mariotti doubled for the Beavers, while Christian Oster, Trevor Mullins and Logan Lineberry each had singles in defeat. Andrew Siegel took the loss on the mound.

Bluefield (6-14) will play Independence today.

*****

Softball

PikeView 5, Greenbrier East 3

GARDNER — PikeView scored five in the first and held on to beat Greenbrier East, Friday evening on the PVHS campus.

Haleigh Compton pitched five innings and got the victory. Cmpton, Savannah Coalson and Kendra Cecil each had a hit for the Lady Panthers. Cecil, the lone senior on the team, was recognized on Senior Night.

PikeView (11-10) plays a doubleheader today at Logan.

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