A roundup of high school & local sports scores and game recaps
Jefferson 7, South Lakes (Va.) 5
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (April 14) – Andrew King had three hits and Charlie Barnholt drove in two runs as Jefferson extended its winning streak to 11 games with a 7-5 victory against Virginia-based South Lakes.
Desmond Grimes earned the victory for the Cougars (11-1), pitching one inning in relief of starter Austin Cross. Cross allowed four runs, only one of which was earned, through 3.1 innings before Jefferson erased an early 3-0 deficit with a four-run outburst in the third inning.
William Viands and Barnholt combined to pitch the final 2.1 innings, with Barnholt registering the save.
Paul Witt and Miguel Acosta had two hits apiece for the Cougars, while Barnholt, Will Oliver and Michael Tennant also hit safely for Jefferson.
Newburgh Free (N.Y.) 3, Washington 0
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (April 14) – Mark McKee surrendered three unearned runs on three hits through 5.2 innings pitched as Washington dropped its second-consecutive game with a 3-0 loss to Newburgh Free Academy.
McKee took the loss for the Patriots (6-2) after walking seven and striking out two.
Washington failed to register a hit as Newburgh Free Academy pitcher Chris Introcaso threw seven scoreless innings while striking out eight.
Texas Cobb and Bryan Bayliss both reached base with walks for the Patriots.
Jefferson 12, Moorefield 2
MOOREFIELD (April 11) – Garrett Everton had three hits and Andrew King had two hits and drove in three runs as Jefferson earned its 10th consecutive victory following a 12-2 triumph over nonconference foe Moorefield.
Dylan Carroll earned the victory on the mound for the Cougars (10-1), surrendering one earned run on three hits through five innings pitched. Carroll struck out five and walked two.
Grant Reed and Marcus Smith each pitched an inning in relief for Jefferson.
Paul Witt, Charlie Barnholt, Miguel Acosta and Brody Price added two hits apiece for the Cougars.
Jefferson 9, Washington 3
CHARLES TOWN (April 10) – Garrett Everton, Paul Witt and Andrew King had two hits apiece and Miguel Acosta drove in three runs as Jefferson extended its winning streak to nine games with a 9-3 victory over county rival Washington.
Austin Bulman earned the victory on the mound for the Cougars (9-1), scattering five hits and allowing two unearned runs through 4.1 innings. Bulman struck out one and walked zero.
Desmond Grimes, William Viands and Charlie Barnholt combined to pitch the last 2.2 innings in relief, allowing one earned run on three hits.
Jared Silva took the loss for Washington (6-1), surrendering five earned runs on six hits through 4.2 innings pitched. Silva fanned seven batters and walked five.
Ryan French pitched the final 2.1 innings for the Patriots, allowing three earned runs on three hits.
Silva and Zac Burch led Washington with two hits apiece.
Washington 8, Musselman 5
INWOOD (April 9) – Jared Silva had a pair of hits and drove in two runs as Washington remained undefeated with an 8-5 road victory at conference foe Musselman.
Zac Burch earned the victory on the mound for the Patriots (6-0), allowing one earned run on four hits through four innings pitched. Burch struck out nine batters and walked four.
Burch also helped pace things at the plate for Washington by adding a pair of hits.
Dylan Mumaw and Hunter Weaver also had one hit apiece for the Patriots.
Jefferson 7, Frankfort 0
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION (April 9) – Andy Disque scattered four hits and struck out eight while walking just one through 6.1 innings pitched as Jefferson cruised to its eighth-consecutive victory with a 7-0 shutout against nonconference foe Frankfort.
William Viands recorded the final two outs of the game with a pair of strikeouts for the Cougars (8-1), while Garrett Everton and Andrew King led the offense with two hits apiece.
Six other Jefferson players also reached the hit column, including Will Oliver who belted a solo homer as Jefferson extended its winning streak to eight games following a close 7-6 loss to Hedgesville in the season-opener.
Jefferson 16, Spring Mills 3
HEDGESVILLE (April 8) – Andrew King and Chase Crockett had three hits apiece as Jefferson rolled to its seventh-straight victory with a 16-3 triumph over conference rival Spring Mills.
Austin Cross earned the victory on the mound for the Cougars (7-1), allowing one earned run on three hits through three innings. Cross struck out four batters and walked two.
Desmond Grimes and Charlie Barnholt pitched an inning apiece in relief, allowing two unearned runs on three hits.
Garrett Everton, Paul Witt, Austin Bulman, Will Oliver and Barnholt added two hits apiece for Jefferson, which amassed 19 total hits compared to six for Spring Mills.
Washington 23, Atlantic Shores 0
CHESEPEAKE, Va. (April 12) – Mikayla Willingham had three hits including a double and Erin Lehman added a triple and a single as Washington dominated the second game of a nonconference doubleheader with a 23-0 victory at Atlantic Shores Christian.
Jane Cabbiness pitched a two-hit shutout to earn the victory on the mound for Washington (7-3), striking out six opposing batters and leading the Patriots to their third-consecutive win.
Tori Manuel added a triple for the Patriots, while Cabbiness, Destiny Cogle, Kaylee Keefe, Madison Dan, Carly Jansure, Cali Mayne and Emily Bayliss all hit safely with singles.
Washington 20, Atlantic Shores 0
CHESEPEAKE, Va. (April 12) – Mikayla Willingham had four hits including a triple and Emily Bayliss added a pair of singles and a double as Washington pounded nonconference foe Atlantic Shores Christian, 20-0, in the first game of a doubleheader on the road.
Carly Jansure pitched a one-hit shutout to earn the victory on the mound for the Patriots (6-3), striking out eight opposing hitters. Jansure added three hits herself at the plate.
Erin Lehman, Christina Collins, Kaylee Keefe and Destiny Cogle had two hits apiece for Washington, while Tori Manuel and Madison Dan both added singles.
Spring Mills 4, Jefferson 3
HEDGESVILLE (April 14) – Layla Adinolfi had a pair of hits, but Jefferson dropped its second game in its past three outings as Spring Mills scored a late run to win 4-3 in conference action at home.
The Cougars (7-3) struggled to gain momentum at the plate as Spring Mills pitcher Courtney Gorden struck out 13 batters and surrendered three runs on six hits.
Jefferson 12, Goretti 2
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION (April 11) – Kaitlyn Boyd had two hits and drove in a pair of runs as Jefferson defeated St. Maria Goretti, 12-2, in a mercy-rule abbreviated nonconference game at home.
Mallory Jackson earned the victory on the mound for the Cougars (7-2), who won their seventh game in their past eight outings.
Chelsea Shepherd added two hits for Jefferson, while Jenna Witt drove in the game-winning run in the third inning.
Washington 11, Jefferson 2
CHARLES TOWN (April 10) – Erin Lehman and Christina Collins had three hits apiece as Washington defeated county rival Jefferson, 11-2, in five innings in conference action at home.
Carly Jansure went the distance and earned the victory on the mound for the Patriots (5-3), striking out four batters and also having a base hit herself at the plate.
Madison Dan, Mikayla Willingham, Emily Bayliss and Destiny Cogle also had hits for Washington.
Jenna Witt led the Cougars (6-2) with two hits, including a solo home run in the third inning. Shelby McTighe also added a pair of hits for Jefferson.
But the Cougars committed a number of errors in the field and stranded 12 base runners, including several in scoring position.
Jefferson 3, East Hardy 1
SHENANDOAH JUNCTION (April 9) – Jenna Witt went 2-for-3 and Shelby McTighe hit a home run as Jefferson won its sixth-consecutive game with a 3-1 victory over East Hardy.
McTighe earned the victory on the mound for the Cougars (6-1), pitching a complete game and allowing just one run.
Chelsea Shepherd and Layla Adinolfi each added hits for Jefferson.
Musselman 9, Washington 0
INWOOD (April 9) – Musselman pitcher Taylor Stocks struck out the first 13 Washington batters en route to a 9-0 perfect-game victory over the visiting Patriots.
Carly Jansure took the loss for Washington (4-3), as the Applemen handed Washington its second conference loss following a close 3-2 extra innings defeat by Hedgesville. – Jeff Brammer