Cabell Midland boys fall to Capital, 8-5
ONA -- Anthony Gavin went 2-for-3 with a home run to help Capital to an 8-5 victory over Cabell Midland Friday in high school baseball.
Justin Palmer was 2-for-4 for the Cougars (9-14).
Tyler Hayes went 2-for-4 for the Knights (12-9). Eric Wooten was 2-for-3.
Cabell Midland returns to action at home Monday against Parkersburg.
CAPITAL 015 020 0 -- 8 10 4
CABELL MIDLAND 031 100 0 -- 5 9 4
Kinder, Gavin (4) and Roadcap; McNeel, Hayes (3) and Elkins.
Hitting: (C) Palmer 2-4 2B, Gavin 2-3 HR; (CM) Kuhn 2B, Hayes 2-4 2B, Adkins 2B, Wooten 2-3.
POINT PLEASANT 10, POCA 8: Point Pleasant scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning, then held off Poca to defeat the Dots Thursday.
The game was tied 6-6 heading to the ninth. The Big Blacks scored four times and Poca responded with two runs in the bottom of the inning to set the score.
Evan Potter went 3-for-3 for Point Pleasant, Trevor Porter and Cody Sockwell drove in two runs apiece. Abe Stearns was the winning pitcher.
Jacob Payne was 3-for-5 with a home run three runs batted in for the Dots. Noah Frampton went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBI. Lukas Frampton went 3-for-6 and Brett Watts was 2-for-4. Matthew Chandler was 2-for-5.
POINT PLEASANT 100 113 004 -- 10 7 4
POCA 410 010 002 -- 8 13 5
Sommerville, Stearns (7), Toler (8) and catcher; L. Frampton, Watts (5), Barnett (6), N. Frampton (8) and catcher.
Hitting: (PP) Porter 2 RBIs, Sockwell 2 RBIs, Potter 3-5; (P) L. Frampton 3-6 2B, N. Frampton 2-4 HR 2 RBIs, Chandler 2-5, Payne 3-5 HR 3 RBIs, Watts 2-4.