HURRICANE - Hurricane catcher Tate Brock calls it "seeing the ball well."
Brock saw the ball well enough Monday to belt two home runs, two doubles and knock in six runs to power the top-seed Redskins past No. 4 Cabell Midland, 12-5, in the first Mountain State Athletic Conference baseball semifinal game at Lola Meeks Memorial Field.
The Herald-DispatchSPRING VALLEY - Spring Valley defeated Riverside, 8-4, Monday in the Mountain State Athletic Conference baseball tournament ninth-place game.Zack Harvey of the Timberwolves was 3-for-5 with a triple and two runs batted in. Daniel Brandon was 2-for-4 and drove in a pair of runs. Tanner Hamilton had two hits and RBI and Casey Kelly added an RBI.The Timberwolves put up six runs in the fifth inning. Harvey hit a two-run triple and Brandon delivered a two-run single.Spring Valley (15-10) has its Senior Night game at 6 p.m. Wednesday against South Charleston.RIVERSIDE 001 102 0 - 4 9 0SPRING VALLEY 000 062 x - 8 12 2Conley, Lewis (5), Haley (6) and Massey; Kelly, Brandon (6), Harvey (6) and Wellman.Hitting: (RV) Carfagne 2-4, 3 RBIs; Lewis 3-4; (SV) Kelly RBI, Harvey 3-5, 3B, 2 RBIs; Brandon 2-4, 2 RBIs; Jonah Wellman, RBI; Tanner Hamilton 2-2, RBI. ||. 0505_hs baseball ||. RIVERSIDE 001 102 04 9 0SPRING VALLEY 000 062 x8
Shelby Fields struck out the first four batters she faced, then none after that.
HURRICANE - Hurricane High is No. 1 seed for the Mountain State Athletic Conference baseball tournament.
SPRING VALLEY - As a testament to how well Huntington High routinely hits the baseball, the Highlanders scored 14 runs on 15 hits Saturday and coach Danny Harbert wanted to talk about his team's pitching.
SPRING VALLEY - For 50 years, rental car company Avis used the slogan, "We try harder."
Spring Valley High School baseball coach Jim Hensley essentially said his team is the Avis of the Tri-State. The Timberwolves (14-9) sport a winning record, but Hensley said it hasn't been easy.
SPRING VALLEY - Zack Harvey pitched a no-hitter and struck out 11 to lead Spring Valley to a 2-0 victory over Parkersburg Friday in high school baseball.
CHARLESTON - Hurricane High School took the Class AAA girls team lead Friday on the opening of the Gazette Relays track and field meet at Laidley Field.
HUNTINGTON - As is a five-set tennis match, Rachele Subik is a lesson in perseverance.
Subik, a star on Huntington High School's girls tennis team, on Friday signed to play at Belmont Abbey College. Her trek to a college scholarship involved much trial and error that led to overwhelming success.
PARKERSBURG - Spring Valley hit five home runs Friday on its way to an 11-1 rout of Parkersburg in high school softball.