The Logan High School softball team won a thrilling 6-5 victory at home over Lincoln County on Friday night at the Logan Softball Complex.
Tied at 5 in the bottom of the seventh, the Lady Cats won it as Hana Sedlock doubled and then came around to score with Kelsey Ward’s game-winning RBI double.
Logan improved to 2-2 on the season with the win.
Steph Curry was the winning pitcher in relief. Sedlock was the starting pitcher and got a no-decision.
Sedlock led the Lady Cats’ nine-hit attack as she was 3-for-4 with a double.
Chelsea Napier had a triple and an RBI, while Ward had a double and a run knocked in.
Monica Mitchell singled and drove in one run for the Lady Cats. Mahoghani Patton singled and knocked in two runs.
Taylor Napier added a double for Logan. Hannah Vance also had a hit.
The Lady Cats were scheduled to play at Wyoming East on Saturday. Logan hosts Sherman on Wednesday at 1 p.m.
Shian Meeks ripped a grand slam and Kara Browning also homered as the Chapmanville softball team won 13-5 at county rival Logan on Thursday night.
Browning was 3-for-4, also ripping out a double and a triple and was just a single away from hitting for the cycle.
Ali Harless also doubled for Chapmanville. Jada Freeman, Grace Belcher and Savannah Wiley all had one hit.
Monica Mitchell was 2-for-3 with a pair of doubles for Logan. Kelsey Ward also doubled and Chelsea Napier had a single.
Hana Sedlock and Steph Curry pitched for Logan.
Harless was the starting and winning pitcher for CRHS. Freeman pitched in relief.
The Lady Tigers (5-0) were slated to host Scott on Saturday. Chapmanville plays at Sissonville on Monday at 5:30 p.m.
Man 14, Van 0
The Man High School softball team improved to 3-0 on the season with Friday night’s 14-0 win at Van.
The Lady Billies plated three runs in the first, seven in the second and three more in the third to bring home the win.
The game was shortened due to the mercy rule.
Sophomore Emilee Walker got the no-hit win for Man, striking out seven of the nine batters she faced.
The Lady Billies are set to begin a busy Spring Break week as they play host to River View on Tuesday and Pikeview on Wednesday.
On Thursday, Man is slated to see action at Scott at 1:30 p.m. before traveling to the Chapmanville tournament to face Poca at 5 p.m.
George Washington 5,
The Logan High School baseball team fell 5-2 to George Washington on Friday at the Suddenlink High School Baseball Showcase at Charleston’s Appalachian Power Park, dropping to 1-1 on the season.
Chase Burnette was the starting and losing pitcher for Logan. He was relieved by T.J. Mullins in the sixth.
Mullins had a two-run triple for the Wildcats. Alex Toler had Logan’s only other hit, a double. The Cats were outhit 5-2.
Logan committed four errors to GW’s two.
The Cats led 2-0 after one half inning with the two-run triple and 2-1 after one but the Patriots then scored four in the last half of the second. It was all zeros the rest of the way.
GW (4-0) was led by Druw Bowen as he struck out 11 and allowed just two runs on two hits in a six-inning worksheet.
Logan was scheduled to host Riverside on Saturday before heading down to Myrtle Beach on Sunday where the Cats are slated to play a series of games this week in the annual Mingo Bay Classic Tournament.
Mingo Central 1
The Chapmanville Regional High School baseball team improved to 2-0 on the season with Thursday’s 18-1 win over Mingo Central at Williamson’s Lefty Hamilton Park.
The Tigers plated 10 runs in the first inning and never looked back.
Noah Dingess had a three-run triple for Chapmanville, while Chris Bailey socked a home run over the left field fence.
CRHS added four more runs in the second inning.
The Tigers had 27 hits in the rout. The Miners had six hits.
Mingo Central dropped to 0-2 with the loss.
The Tigers were slated to host Mount View on Saturday in a doubleheader. Chapmanville heads to Poca on Tuesday for a 6 p.m. game.
(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).