East Hardy earns win

BAKER – Tyler Mongold had three hits to lead East Hardy past Paw Paw 15-5 Monday in five innings in opening round action of the Class A, Region II, Section 3 tournament.

East moves on to play Moorefield tonight at 7 p.m. in sectional play.

Mongold added two home runs and three RBIs and scored four runs for the Cougars (20-10).

Wyatt Basye added two hits, while Carson Whetzel added two hits and an RBI for East Hardy.

Hunter Miller notched the win for the Cougars in 3 2/3 innings of work. He gave up five runs on three hits and walked two.

River Weese had 2/3 innings of work. He gave up five runs, walked four and had one hit for the Pirates.

Tim Abrell and Josh Newlon had two hits each.