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Monday, April 8, 2013
ROCKY MOUNT -- Ashley Keith doubled in Taylor Greenway with one out in the bottom of the seventh as Franklin County rallied from a six-run deficit going into the bottom of the sixth inning to beat Salem 9-8 in a nondistrict softball game Monday.
The Eagles (5-3) trailed 8-2 after Salem scored once in the top of the sixth. However, Franklin County got a pair of two-run doubles with two outs - one by Hannah Dudley and another by Jordan Whitcomb to highlight a six-run inning that tied the score 8-8.
In the seventh inning, Greenway drew a leadoff walk, and then scored on Keith's double two batters later.
Salem, which scored seven times in the second inning to take a big early lead, got four hits and a run from Payton Johnson, and three hits, including two doubles, and three RBIs from Sam Smith.
Northside 18, Hidden Valley 2, 6 inn.
Ruthie Williams went 3-for-3 with seven RBIs, and she also pitched a four-hitter for a six-inning win for the Vikings.
Kelsey Jarrett, Caitlyn Porterfield and Taylor Grubb also had three hits for Northside (7-1).
Jarrett had a grand slam, while Porterfield scored four runs.
Hidden Valley (2-5) got two hits and an RBI from Savannah Kramer.
Staunton River 10, Heritage 2
LYNCHBURG - Taylor Carter and Carol Rice each drove in three runs as the Golden Eagles won a nondistrict game.
Lauren Mitchell had two hits and scored twice for Staunton River (2-3).
Sam Cisco pitched a four-hitter and struck out nine.
Pulaski County 17, Patrick Henry 7
DUBLIN - Jordan Chrisley, Sarah Wright and Brooke Hundley each cleared the fence with a home run as the Cougars rolled past the Patriots.
Wright finished 4-for-4 with four runs scored, while Chrisley had three hits and scored five times.
Kelli Duncan added four hits for Pulaski (2-3). Courtney Beville pitched a complete game for the win.
Hannah Snider had a hit and scored two runs for PH (2-7).
Alleghany 15, Robert E. Lee 0, 5 inn.
STAUNTON - Samantha Fridley had two triples and a double to lead the Mountaineers to a five-inning win.
Catie Carpenter had three hits including a double and a triple, scoring three runs for Alleghany (6-0).
Shannon Bennett added three hits, while Maegan Walton had two hits and two RBIs.
Katie Holestin, Taylor Morgan and Heather Mayes combined for a one-hitter. Holestin got the win.
Marion sweeps Rural Retreat
MARION - Cassiday Turley had two hits and four RBIs, including a three-run home run in the nightcap, as the Scarlet Hurricane swept a nondistrict doubleheader by scores of 3-1 and 15-1.
Huyana Whitely had three hits and two stolen bases for Marion (3-1), while Jessica Headlee had two hits and two RBIs.
Turley gave up just one hit in five innings as the Scarlet Hurricane won the opener.
Jessica Headlee had two hits and an RBI for Marion in the second game.
Grayson County 4, Radford 2
RADFORD - Chelsey Callahan capped a two-run rally in the sixth with the go-ahead RBI as the Blue Devils took a nondistrict win.
Grace Circle tied the game with a solo home run earlier in the inning for Grayson. Sarah Eller scattered eight hits for the win.
Nikki Brewer had two hits and pitched 6 2⁄3 innings of five-hit ball for Radford. Tori Gray had a two-run single in the second inning for the Bobcats.
Floyd County 15, Galax 0, 5 inn.
GALAX - Ashley Gallimore pitched a one-hitter and struck out 10 as the Buffaloes won in five innings.
Karlee Pennington hit a two-run home run for Floyd while Holly Britt had two hits.
Taylor Ashworth had the lone hit for Galax in the fourth inning.
Giles 10, Graham 0
PEARISBURG - Jennifer Bradley fired a six-inning two-hitter and struck out six batters with just one walk as the Spartans won a nondistrict game.
Marinna Dowdy had three hits for Giles, while Bradley added two hits. Michaela Ratcliffe had a hit for the Spartans (2-4).
Roanoke Valley Christian 7, Carlisle 3
Brittany Galop went 2-for-4 with a home run and pitched a complete game with nine strikeouts as the Eagles won their first game.
Ashley Lyle drove in three runs for RVC (1-1).
Christiansburg 14, Carroll County 2
HILLSVILLE - Aaron Jackson picked up the win for the Blue Demons (6-1), allowing one hit and three strikeouts in three innings.
Andrew Dunn had three hits, and Justin Browler added three hits and three RBIs.
Seth Wills had two hits and three RBIs, and Aaron Jackson was 2-for-2 for Christiansburg.
Carroll County (4-2) had two hits.
Radford 12, Grayson County 6
RADFORD - Jacob Hobbs delivered a rare two-run sacrifice fly that put the Bobcats up 6-5 in the fourth inning en route to a nondistrict win.
Drew Cox pitched three innings of relief for the victory. Hobbs finished with four RBIs, while Luke Phillips had two hits and an RBI for Radford (4-3).
Matt Cornett and Landon Frost had two hits apiece for Grayson County (3-3).
William Fleming 4, Craig County 3
Zach Whitley had a single with an RBI and a run, Dashawn Campbell had a single, Joe Ray added a single scored a run and Billy Eaton had a pair of RBIs for host William Fleming (2-5).
Bryson Gurrant threw 2 2⁄3 innings with four strikeouts and no hits after entering with the bases loaded for the Colonels in the fifth inning.
Starter Harold Cheridue had seven strikeouts in 4 1⁄3 innings and gave up four hits.
Alex Carper hit a two-run homer in the first and Mason Smith had an RBI in the third for Craig County (1-6).
Pulaski County 12, George Wythe 2
DUBLIN - Tyler Blevins was 2-for-2 and Brayden Morris was 2-for-3 with a triple, home run and three RBIs for Pulaski County.
Tyler Dotson was 3-for-4 with one RBI for the Cougars (5-0).
Tony Brown got the win in four innings of relief, giving up five hits with three strikeouts.
Paul Stanley was 3-for-3 with two doubles, Cade Holliday was 2-for-3 and Tanner Combs was 2-for-2 for Wythe.
Bassett 5, Dan River 3
RINGGOLD - The Bengals overcame a 2-0 deficit as Michael Gauldin's RBI-double and Caleb Davis' RBI-single keyed a four-run fourth inning.
Jonah McReynolds had two doubles and a single with an RBI for Bassett (5-2).
McReynolds also pitched two innings for a save, striking out the side in the seventh.
Kemper Terry added two hits for Bassett while Davis was the winning pitcher.
Hidden Valley finishes third at tourney
ROCK HILL, S.C. - Fort Mill downed Hidden Valley 6-2 in the semifinals of the Wheels Invitational.
Jack Moore registered two of the Titans' three hits on the day. Bradford Durham pitched 5 2⁄3 scoreless innings before Fort Mill was able to get two unearned runs off him.
Hidden Valley finished in third place out of the 12-team field.
Avery Pierce and Jack Moore were named to the all-tournament team.
The two teams also played Thursday, with Hidden Valley winning 21-5.
In that game, Ben Schmidt led the Titans with five RBIs on four hits. Jack Henry added two hits and Taylor Martin earned the win with two innings of work.
Hidden Valley had 10 players register one or more hits.
In the Titans' 7-0 win over Rock Hill, Pierce pitched seven innings and held Rock Hill to just three hits, while striking out eight.
Chad Frazier drove in two runs and had three hits for the Titans. Nic Ratliff added two hits for the Titans, who advanced to the semifinals with the win.
In a 6-5 win over St. Edwards of Lakewood, Ohio, Hidden Valley scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth to take the lead.
St. Edwards scored one run in the seventh, but Moore threw the tying run out at the plate for the second out. The Titans then caught a runner between second and third for the third out in an unconventional double play to end the game.
Frazier drove in a run and Moore had a pair of hits for the Titans.
Henry earned the win for the Titans with three innings of relief, allowing two unearned runs.
Jefferson Forest 4, Liberty 0
FOREST - Dutch exchange student Bart Sap scored two goals to raise his season total to four as the Cavaliers won a Seminole District game.
David Heimer and Ryan Harvey added goals for JF (4-0, 2-0).
Goalkeeper Hunter Patterson had eight saves for Liberty (2-2, 1-2).
THREE RIVERS DISTRICT
Glenvar 1, Auburn 1
Tripp Aardema scored for Auburn (3-0-1, 0-0-1) and Omri Carpenter scored for the Highlanders (2-0-2, 0-0-1).
Corey Thompson had seven saves in net for Glenvar.
Fort Chiswell 4, Rural Retreat 2
RURAL RETREAT - Zane Gregory scored three goals and Zach Carroll added one as the Pioneers took a nondistrict win.
Steven Dunford put Rural Retreat up 1-0. Brian Crockett had the other goal for the Indians with an assist from Dunford.
Cody Cook had 15 saves for Fort Chiswell (2-2).
THREE RIVERS DISTRICT
Giles 1, Floyd County 0
FLOYD - Maddy Atkins scored in the first minute after finding a loose ball off a corner kick and the Spartans held on for a win in their Three Rivers opener.
Floyd is 1-5-1 overall, 0-1 in the district.
SWVA Home School 4, Dayspring Christian 0
BLACKSBURG - Megan Crews scored two goals and had an assist as the Conquerors (4-2, 1-1 VACA Southwest) scored four times in the second half.
Lilly Smith and Zoe Campbell also scored for Southwest Virginia Home School. Kara Snyder made eight saves.
Patrick Henry 3, Hidden Valley 2 (OT)
Taylor Tavenner scored three goals on rebounds including the eventual game winner in the second overtime as the Patriots won a road game.
Emma Blake gave Hidden Valley a 1-0 halftime lead. Brooke Windley scored the other goal for the Titans.
Radford 2, Graham 0
RADFORD - Megan Mitchell scored a first-half goal, and goalkeeper Amanda Joyce had seven saves as the Bobcats topped the 2012 Group A runners-up.
Lexie Denny scored in the second half for Radford (4-1). Lindsey Mannon assisted on Mitchell's goal.
Lord Botetourt 11, William Fleming 0
DALEVILLE - Hayley Assenat and Peyton Plunkett scored two goals apiece for the Cavaliers (2-1), who led 8-0 at the half.
Kellen Spradlin and Logan Lumsden each added a goal and two assists.
Hanna Stuart, Sarah Sizer and Kennedi VanRavestein each had a goal and an assist.
Emily Barranco and Karis Lumsden each scored one goal. Gretchen Goldsmith had three assists and Bailee Brumfield had an assist.
Patrick Henry 11, R.J. Reynolds, N.C. 10
CHARLOTTESVILLE - Thomas Vance scored the game winner on an assist from Christian Blackwell with 2:16 play as the Patriots won a game Saturday at the University of Virginia.
PH (2-2) fell behind 3-0 and trailed 10-6 in the fourth quarter. The Patriots played the first three minutes of the final period a man down because of a penalty for an illegal stick.
Will Adams tied the game with 3:01 left on an unassisted goal.
Vance and Sam Boxley had three goals apiece for the Patriots. Adams and Blackwell had two goals apiece.
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