Issac Riggleman pitched 6 2/3 strong innings on the mound to lead Elkins past Lewis County 4-2 Wednesday in Big 10 Conference action.
Riggleman gave up two runs on five hits, walked three and struck out seven for the Tigers (13-9).
Ben Lonergan pitched 1/3 inning to pick up the save for Elkins.
The Inter-Mountain photo by Andrew Davis
Elkins’ Kollin Hopwood tags Lewis County’s Skylar Carlton during Big 10 Conference action Wednesday at Elkins High School.
Colby Gainer had two hits, scored a run, while Jake Wyatt had one hit and scored a run for the Tigers.
Garrett Riggleman and Clayton Collett each had one hit for Elkins.
Michael Monnett took the loss in six innings of work. Monnett gave up three earned runs on five hits, walked three and struck out nine.
Skylar Carlton had one hit and RBI, while Drew Gandee and Tyler Wood had one hit each and scored a run for the Minutemen.
"I was proud of how the kids fought back and tied the game," Elkins coach Adam Roth said. "We took advantage of a couple of their mistakes late and scored a couple more runs.
"I also thought Issac really pitched well tonight."
Lewis County will host Nicholas County at 7 p.m. today for a non-conference contest.
Elkins will visit Fairmont Senior at 7 p.m. Friday for a Big 10 encounter.
Pendleton 21, Union 1
MT. STORM - Cody Lambert had three hits and drove in five runs to lead Pendleton County past Union 21-1 Wednesday in PVC action.
Kory Feagans added three hits, two RBIs and scored three runs for the Wildcats (16-9, 10-3 PVC).
Kyle Kretzschmar notched the win for Pendleton County in one inning of work.
Nathan Evans took the loss for the Tigers in two innings of work.
Pendleton County will host Petersburg at 7 p.m. on Friday.