|Eich’s bases-loaded double propels Nitro past Ripley|
|Written by The Daily Mail Staff Reports|
|Saturday, 05 May 2012 10:33|
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Trailing 3-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning with two outs, Nitro junior Evan Eich hit a bases-loaded double, driving in three runs to lift the Wildcats to an 8-3 home victory over Ripley in high school baseball action Monday.
The big hit from Eich made a winner out of freshman Kip Brewer, who improved to 4-0 on the season. Korey Dunbar came in the seventh to earn the save for Nitro (19-7) and also collected a pair of hits at the plate.
Poca 4, Herbert Hoover 2 - Jake Payne pitched a complete game, scattering five hits, in leading the Dots to the road victory.
Matt Chandler and Evan McClanahan led the Poca attack with three hits each and Travis Covert hit a two-run homer for the Dots (18-10). For Hoover (18-7), Zach Wright had two hits.
Capital 6, Lincoln County 1 - Sophomore Jacob Williams pitched a gem, scattering three hits and striking out nine in the home win for the Cougars.
Austin Hupp tallied two hits for Capital (10-19), which also mustered up six hits on T.J. Jeffers, who also pitched a complete game for Lincoln County.
South Charleston 12, Spring Valley 5 - In a game that featured 17 runs, 25 hits and 12 errors the Black Eagles prevailed on the road with the help of seven runs in the second inning.
Austin Santrock led the 14-hit attack for South Charleston (7-21) with five hits of his own while Rease Ripley and Jonathan Cline each collected three RBI. For Spring Valley, which committed nine errors, Billy Sager had three hits and drove in three runs.
Huntington 23, George Washington 8 - The Highlanders pounded out 23 hits, including four home runs, in routing the Patriots on the road.
In a losing effort, GW earned 12 hits of their own as the two teams combined for 31 runs on 35 hits.
Joe Wong hit a home run for the Patriots, as did Austin Griffith.
Sissonville 11, Ravenswood 0 - Houston Hill was 3-for-3 with a double, home run and four RBI as the Indians cruised to a five-inning mercy-rule victory at home.
Zach Null (5-6) earned the win pitching, striking out 10 and allowing one hit for Sissonville (9-18). Null was 2-for-3 at the plate. J.R. Stricklen was 2-for-3 with a double, while Eli Mooney was 3-for-3 with a double and three RBI.
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