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Hurricane's Tyler Cox speeds around third base as the Redskins take on Wheeling Park in the Class AAA baseball state championship on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at Appalachian Power Park in Charleston, W.Va. Cox was named to the AAA all-tournament team.

CHARLESTON - Hurricane High School landed five players on the Class AAA all-tournament team following the Redskins' 11-5 defeat of Wheeling Park in Saturday's championship game at Appalachian Power Park.

Redskins making all-tournament were Tyler Cox, Bo Adkins, Jonathan Blackwell, Chandler Kelley and Noah Short. Other players on the Class AAA team were St. Albans' Jake Carr, Martinsburg's Kyle Farmer and Wheeling Park's Trevor Thomas, Zack Hickman and Ben Taylor.

Wayne put five players on the Class AA all-tournament team. They were Cayden Ross, Wyatt Milum, Jeremiah Milum, Josh Perry and Zach Perry. Bridgeport beat Wayne for the championship, 17-15. Bridgeport's trio of Ryan Goff, Cooper Hineman and Chapin Murphy were joined by Frankfort's Wyatt Yates and James Monroe's Grant Mohler.

Class A all-tournament players were to be announced Saturday night following the championship matchup between Moorefield and Wheeling Central.

MOOREFIELD 2, CHARLESTON CATHOLIC 0: Garett Haggerty pitched the Yellow Jackets into the Class A baseball championship game with a one-hitter Friday night.

Haggerty needed only 78 pitches to put away the defending state champion Irish. He struck out for and induced 13 ground-ball outs.

Moorefield, the No. 4 seed, also had problems at the plate until it broke up a scoreless game in the top of the fourth inning. Hayden Baldwin led off with a ringing double against Irish starter Marshall Pile and scored on a one-out single by Lane Ours.

In the fifth, the Jackets doubled their lead to 2-0 when Jake Ours singled with two out, went to second on a walk to Baldwin, took third on an infield single by Isaac Van Meter and scored on a wild pitch.

WHEELING CENTRAL 4, RAVENSWOOD 3: Wheeling Central continued to torture Ravenswood in a Class A state tournament game late Friday night.

After knocking off the Red Devils in the Class A boys basketball state championship game in March, the Maroon Knights eliminated Ravenswood again and advanced to play Saturday for a championship.

Doug Clark pitched a complete game three-hitter for Wheeling Central.

Wheeling Central broke open a 1-1 game with three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning on an RBI single from Logan Wells and two-run double by Adam Murray.

OHIO CHAMPIONSHIPS: Canfield South Range (18-15) defeated Coldwater (27-7) for the Ohio Division III championship Saturday, 11-0, at Huntington Park in Columbus.

Coldwater won its Thursday semifinal game against Minford (24-3), 11-0, in five innings. Coldwater pitcher Brad Giere tossed a two-hitter. The only hits for Minford (24-3) were singles by Reid Shultz and Bailey Rowe.

Fort Loramie (27-6) won the Division IV title, 8-4, against Hicksville (21-6).

Division I champion Powell Olentangy Liberty (30-4) downed Whitehouse Anthony Wayne (27-5) in the finals, 8-1.

Wapakoneta (24-1) met Dayton Chaminade Julienne (23-5) for the Division II crown Saturday night.


OHIO CHAMPIONSHIPS: LaGrange Keystone capped a perfect softball season Saturday by capturing the Ohio Division II championship at Firestone Stadium in Akron, Ohio. Keystone (34-0) defeated Beloit West Branch (27-4) for the title, 3-2 in a 12-inning game.

Massillon Perry (25-5) beat West Chester Lakota West (26-4) for the Division I championship, 11-1, in five innings.

Jeromesville Hillsdale (26-2) put away Strasburg-Franklin in the Division IV finals, 5-0.

Warren Champion (30-0) puts its perfect season on the line Saturday night against Cardington-Lincoln (26-3) in the Division III state finals.


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