Bridgeport uses 13-hit attack to down Elkins; Bucs cruise

Bridgeport used a 13-hit attack to cruise past Elkins 12-1 Thursday at Elkins Middle School.

The game ended after the fifth inning due to the mercy rule.

The Indians held a 5-1 lead before erupting for seven runs in the fifth.

Sophomore Danielle Denninson earned the win, allowing one runs on three hits. She struck out two.

Michaela Lewis-Lambert took the loss in 1 1/3 innings before leaving with an injury. She gave up five runs on four hits and struck out one. Freshman Alyssa Harper finished in relief, allowing seven runs on nine hits in 3 2/3 innings.

Sarah Barr went 3-for-3, while freshman Molly Layne and Magen Ware each had two hits for the Indians.

Kelsi Trippett and Jordan Hart each had a double for the Tigers. Madison Collett had the lone RBI.

Elkins will host Hampshire at 4:45 p.m. today for a doubleheader.

B-U 5, Grafton 1

GRAFTON- Buckhannon-Upshur plated five runs in the fifth inning en route to a 5-1 win over Grafton Thursday in Big 10 Conference play.

Brooklyn Waddell, Julia Tenney and Casey Frederick each had RBIs in the frame for the Bucs. Tenney finished with two hits on the day.

Megan Williams went all seven innings to earn the win, allowing one run on seven hits, striking out five and not walking a batter.

Erin Wambaugh took the loss. She gave up five runs on seven hits, fanned five and didn’t issue a walk.

Wambaugh and Lauren Adamczyk each had two hits for the Bearcats.

“We still struggled at the plate today but managed to have a big inning in the fifth,” B-U coach Tom Hasbrouck said. “Megan Williams pitched a very good game and we played much better defense behind her.”

The Bucs (12-10, 6-2 Big 10) will travel to Philip Barbour at 4:30 p.m. today for a league game.

Broadway (Va.) 9, East Hardy 0

BROADWAY, Va. – Broadway (Va.) scored eight runs over the final three innings to get past Class A, No. 5 East Hardy 9-0 on Thursday.

The Gobblers, ranked first in their classification in Virginia, used a strong outing on the mound from Raven Greer, who limited the Cougars to just two hits and fanned three in a complete-game effort.

Mariah Foltz went 2-for-4 with two RBIs and Kierstin Roadcap went 2-for-3.

Jodie Funkhouser took the loss, allowing nine runs, striking out three and walking five in six innings.

Morgan Basye and Funkhouser had the lone hits for the Cougars.

East Hardy (12-6) will host Jefferson at 7 p.m. today.

Broadway improved to 11-1.

Wednesday’s late game

Petersburg 7, Moorefield 6, 10 innings

MOOREFIELD – Class AA, No. 6 Petersburg outlasted Class A, No. 2 Moorefield 7-6 in 10 innings on Wednesday night.

Brittany Bible drove in four runs and homered to lead the Vikings, while Marley Thompson was 3-for-5 with an RBI.

Beth Cook and Katelynn Wills each had three hits for the Yellow Jackets. Michaela Regester added three RBIs.

Kaitlin Keplinger earned the win for Petersburg. Shayna Vetter was the losing pitcher.

Moorefield will host Martinsburg and Greenbrier East starting at 1 p.m. today.