HUNTINGTON - For Kyra Jones, winning was all in her head.
Jones, a freshman center fielder, smashed a walk-off two-run home run in the eighth inning Friday to give Huntington High (17-3) a come-from-behind 7-5 softball victory over Point Pleasant (17-7). Jones said the difference in her strikeout in the second inning and her homer was the way she used her head.
WAYNE - Morehead State University recruit Allison Rager from Herbert Hoover High School pitched a three-hit shutout Friday against Wayne in a 3-0 victory.
ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Intelligence, effort and talent combine to make a star softball player.
Mackenzie Riley embodies all of those adjectives. The Fairland High School softball star signed Friday to play at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio. The Bears swooped in at the last minute and stole her away from Xavier University and several smaller colleges.
CHARLESTON - Huntington High girls tennis claimed the Mountain State Athletic Conference championship Thursday on the Schoenbaum Courts.
SPRING VALLEY - Jonah Wellman went 2-for-2 and drove in three runs as Spring Valley rolled to a 12-1 victory over Woodrow Wilson in high school baseball Friday.
ROME TOWNSHIP, Ohio - Fairland High School offensive lineman Tyler Campbell committed Friday to play football at Glenville State University.
SPRING VALLEY - Dressed in a T-shirt, shorts and sandals, Sarah Kelly was ready for Florida.
In August, the Spring Valley High School basketball standout will head to the Sunshine State to begin a college career at Nova Southeastern University.
SOUTH POINT, Ohio - Trey Kearns is ready to test his soccer skills at the college level.
The South Point High School athlete signed a letter of intent Thursday to play soccer at NCAA Division II member Tiffin University in Tiffin, Ohio.
HUNTINGTON - Huntington St. Joe pitcher Charlie White recorded 16 strikeouts in unusual fashion Thursday for the Irish in an 8-3 baseball victory against Teays Valley Christian.
HUNTINGTON - Huntington High sent 18 batters to the plate in the first two innings and half of them scored.