Raiders too much for Tigers, 16-5
Matthew Bailey and Joey Laeck each had two hits and scored two runs to lead Liberty-Raleigh past Elkins 16-5 Wednesday night in non-conference action.
Jordan Atkins notched the win for the Raiders in seven innings of work.
Ben Lonergan took the loss for the Tigers in three innings of work. He gave up six runs on four hits, walked three and struck out four.
Colby Gainer had two hits, including a home run, and finished with two RBIs, while Caleb Riggleman added two hits and two RBIs for the Tigers (0-4). Ryan Summerfield added one hit and scored two runs.Elkins will host East Fairmont at 7 p.m. today for a Big 10 Conference matchup.
Southern (Md.) 2
PETERSBURG – Doug Lambert had two hits and an RBI to lead Petersburg past Southern (Md.) 9-2 Wednesday in non-conference play.
Trevor Harman added two hits, while Brandon George had one hit and two RBIs, and Bret Reel a triple and three runs scored for the Vikings (8-1).
Justin?Smith also had an RBI double for Petersburg.
Brandon George notched the win for Petersburg in six innings of work. He gave up two runs on five hits, walked two and struck out 11.
Petersburg will host Frankfort at 5 p.m. today.
Bridgeport 8, Elkins 7
BRIDGEPORT – The Elkins High School softball lost to Bridgeport 8-7 Wednesday in Big 10 Conference action.
Michaela Lewis-Lambert took the loss for the Lady Tigers (1-1) in seven innings of work.
She gave up seven runs on 11 hits, walked one and struck out six.
Amy Fincham had two hits, an RBI and scored a run, while Madison Collett added two hits and two RBIs for the Lady Tigers.
Hailey Collins chipped in with two hits and an RBI for Elkins.
Lewis-Lambert and Jordan Hart both had RBI singles for the Lady Tigers.
Elkins will host East Fairmont at 5 p.m. today for a Big 10 Conference matchup.
TENNERTON -? Lincoln defeated Buckhannon-Upshur 15-6 Wednesday in Big 10 Conference action.
Casey Frederick had two hits, Julie Tenney and Brooklyn Waddell had two hits each for the Lady Bucs.
Claire Davis had one hit and drove in two runs for the Lady Bucs (3-4).
Destiny Unrue took the loss for B-U in 3 1/3 innings of work.
B-U will host Fairmont Senior at 4:30 p.m. today for a Big 10 Conference tilt.
High School Tennis
Elkins Splits with
SHINNSTON – The Elkins High School Tennis team split a pair of matches with Lincoln Wednesday in Big 10 Conference action.
The Elkins boys won their match, 4-3.
Taking wins for the Tigers were Jacob Schoonover and Ryan Henson in singles, while Jonathan Gainer-Schoonover and Sean Cain-Tommy Cain won in doubles.
Elkins lost the girls match, 4-3.
Kayla Carr and Taylor Gadd won in singles, while Bradley Gutta-Caitlin Gutta won in doubles.
Elkins will host Martinsburg Friday at 4 p.m. in a non-conference matchup.
Middle School Softball
Doddridge County 1
Haley Collett had two hits, including a triple, to lead Elkins past Doddridge County 13-1 Wednesday ?in?middle school softball play.
Susan Riggleman added a hit and an RBI for the Lady Hornets (3-1).
Korri Evans notched the win for Elkins in two innings of work. She fanned five.
The Lady Hornets will travel to North?Marion today.
CHARLESTON – The Davis & Elkins College golf team tied for first at the West Virginia Conference Southern Regional on Tuesday.
Bluefield State and Davis ?& Elkins were followed by Charleston, Concord and Pitt-Johnstown.
Top finisher for the Senators was Cameron Buist, who finished fifth with a score of 154, followed by Christopher Young in sixth with a score of 155, Sabastian Bendsen eighth with a 156 and Phil Rutherford 25th with a 165.
Buist and Young were named to first team all-conference, while Bendsen and Rutherford were named to second team all-conference.
D&E’s Wally Edgell was named Coach of the Year in the conference.
D&E will travel to Wheeling Jesuit on Saturday.