Post 29 collects 22 hits in victory

CLARKSBURG – Elkins erupted for 22 hits en route to an 18-6 victory over Clarksburg Thursday night in American Legion action.

Daniel Crawford went 4 for 5 with a two-run triple and six runs scored to lead Post 29. Kevin McDermott was 3 for 4 with four RBIs, Colby Gainer 4 for 6 with two RBIs, Doug Smith 3 for 5 with three RBIs and Al Johnson 3 for 4 and scored four times.

Owen Arbogast (2-1) earned the win, allowing six runs on eight hits in five innings. He fanned seven and walked three.

South Harrison product Ian Riggleman was saddled with the loss, as he gave up eight runs on 10 hits, struck out six and walked two in four innings.

Elkins (11-3) will host Beckley and Romney on Saturday.