East Fairmont cruises past Lady Tigers; B-U breezes

Kayla Summers and Victoria Postlewait each had homers to power East Fairmont past Elkins 9-1 Thursday in Big 10 Conference action at Elkins Middle School.

Amy Fincham, Jordan Hart and Amelia Preusch each had two hits for the Lady Tigers, while Kelsi Trippett had an RBI?double and Kate Reed a double.

Michaela Lewis-Lambert took the loss for Elkins, allowing six hits, striking out 12 and walking two.

Postlewait earned the win for the Lady Bees.

Elkins will venture to Lewis County at 4:30 p.m. today for a league contest.

B-U 16, Fairmont Senior 0

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon-Upshur collected 16 hits en route to a 16-0 win over Fairmont Senior Thursday in Big 10 Conference play.

The game was halted in the third inning due to the 10-run mercy rule.

Claire Linger and Lindsey Wagoner each had three hits for the Lady Bucs, who plated 12 runs in the third inning. Claire Davis also had a homer and finished with three RBIs for the winners, while Wagoner finished with four RBIs and Brooklyn Waddell two triples.

Sarah Ling earned the win on the mound, allowing two hits, striking out one and walking two in three innings.

Brittany Morgan was saddled with the loss for the Lady Polar Bears.

B-U (4-4, 2-1 Big 10) will face Hedgesville at 3 p.m. today in Gene Baker Tournament action in Hedgesville. The Lady Bucs will then play Berkeley Springs at 6 p.m. and East Fairmont at 7:30 p.m.

East Hardy improves to 5-1

BAKER – East Hardy improved to 5-1 on the season by sweeping Berkeley Springs on Thursday.

The Lady Cougars took the opening game 8-1 and earned a 14-6 victory in the nightcap.

Jade Foltz went 3-for-4, Morgan Mongold 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBIs and Autumn Mathias 2-for-3 with two RBIs for East Hardy.

Jodie Funkhouser earned the win in a complete-game effort. She fanned three and walked two.

Makena Pennington was 2-for-2 for the Lady Indians.

Jade Foltz, Rayann Foltz and Marilyn Cassell each drove in two runs to lead Eat Hardy in the second game.

Funkhouser took the victory, striking out two and walking one.

Ashley Campbell led Berkeley Spring with two safeties and an RBI.

East Hardy will entertain Moorefield at 7 p.m. today for a key Potomac Valley Conference matchup.