CHAPMANVILLE — The Chapmanville Regional High School baseball team made quick work of county rival Man with Wednesday night’s 10-0 victory in six innings over the Hillbillies at Chapmanville’s Ted Ellis Field.
The Tigers improved to 22-5 on the season while Man dropped to 14-9.
Chapmanville left-hander Trey Dalton pitched the complete game shutout as he allowed no runs and just two hits over six innings while striking out 11 and walking none.
Braden Griffin, Man’s starting lefty, pitched four innings and was tagged with the loss. He allowed four runs (two earned) and five hits with six strikeouts and four walks. Austin Cook pitched one inning and yielded four runs (all earned) with six hits and four issued walks.
Chapmanville scored one run in the second inning and one in the third to take a 2-0 lead. The Tigers then tacked on two in the fourth, three in the fifth and three in the sixth as the game was stopped after six due to the 10-run mercy rule.
Chapmanville outhit Man 10-2. The Billies committed four errors to none for the Tigers.
Adam Dingess was 3-for-3 at the plate with a double and one RBI to lead CRHS. William Copley went 2-for-4 at the plate.
Tristan Thompson was 1-for-3 with two RBI. Chris Bailey , Jordan Cook and Brady Cox each had a hit and an RBI. Brock Dalton also had a hit for the Tigers. Austin Ellis had one run batted in.
Tyler Blair had a double for Man. Kenny Joe Adkins had the other base hit. Adkins also had a stolen base. Nick Brumfield had a steal for Chapmanville.
The Billies were scheduled to host Logan on Thursday night. The regular season finale is Friday night at Charleston Catholic.
CRHS was slated to host Mount View on Thursday night and then host Herbert Hoover on Friday at 7 p.m.
The Tigers are scheduled to open their best-of-three Class AA sectional tournament series with Scott on Monday at Chapmanville’s Ted Ellis Field. Game time is 6 p.m. Game 2 is then set for Tuesday at Scott.
Man begins a best-of-three game series with Tug Valley on Monday night at home.
Chapmanville swept the season series with the Billies. CRHS had won 3-1 at Man earlier in the season.
The Tigers were coming off Tuesday night’s 11-0 win at Mingo Central.
Chapmanville is riding a five-game winning streak and have outscored its opponents 45-3.
Lincoln County 4
The Logan High School baseball team improved to 17-8 on the season with Wednesday night’s 14-4 win at Lincoln County.
Jared Shawver, Will Akers and Cameron Sammons combined to strike out 14 over seven innings.
The Cats were paced in hitting by Zach Hanlon with four hits including a double. Chase Preston and Trace Butcher both collected three hits and both homered.
Josh Rein also clubbed a couple of doubles.
Zach Minnich, Chase Burnette and Brenton Vance all added singles.
The Cats outhit the Panthers 15-7. LC also committed five errors in the game to two for LHS.
Logan was scheduled to be back in action Thursday at Man. The Wildcats then host George Washington on Friday at 7 p.m. on Senior Night. On Saturday at 1 p.m., Logan is set to host Point Pleasant at Roger E. Gertz Field. The LHS baseball team will honor the Logan Little League’s 1964 state championship team prior to the game.