Tigers easily sweep past Knights


By Paul Adkins - [email protected]



CHAPMANVILLE — It’s been a good start to the season for the Chapmanville Regional High School baseball team.

The Tigers improved to 4-0 with Saturday’s home sweep over Mount View in a doubleheader. Chapmanville easily won 13-0 and 23-1 over the Golden Knights.

Dylan Brown had two hits to lead the Tigers in the 13-0 shutout. Josh Bazzilla and Josh Zigmond had one hit each. Bazzilla also had three RBI.

Freshman Conner Mullins was the starting and winning pitcher. He tossed three innings and struck out seven batters. Alex Berry then fired the last two innings and fanned all six batters he faced.

Chapmanville plated four runs in the first and nine in the second and outhit the Knights 5-1. Mount View had four errors in the game to none for CRHS.

The Tigers are scheduled to play at Poca on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Chapmanville hosts Lincoln County on Thursday at 6, then goes to Sissonville on Friday at 6.

Riverside 11,

Logan 7

Logan’s baseball team fell to 1-2 on the season with Saturday’s 11-7 loss at home to Riverside at Logan’s Roger Gertz Field.

Riverside plated six runs in the top of the third to pull away, taking a 9-3 lead.

The Warriors outhit the Wildcats 11-5. Both teams committed six errors in the game.

Andrew Massey had four hits with a double and three RBI to pace Riverside. Holden McMichen and Jeremy Moles added two hits apiece.

Will Akers had a triple and two RBI for Logan. Alex Toler was 2-for-5 with two runs knocked in.

The Cats are slated to play in the Mingo Bay Classic tourney all week at Myrtle Beach, S.C. Logan takes on Marist (Ill.) on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

Logan County Schools are on Spring Break this week.

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Power Index

Logan is ranked No. 9 in the state in this week’s Class AAA MetroNews Power index. Jefferson (5-0) is still No. 1 with Hurricane (5-0) second, South Charleston (5-0) third, Nitro (1-3) fourth and Ripley (3-2) fifth.

Chapmanville (4-0) moves up to No. 2 in the Class AA power poll. Bridgeport is still No. 1. The defending state champion Indians have yet to play a game. Wayne (2-1) is fourth and Sissonville (2-1) sixth. Both are in the Cardinal Conference with CRHS.

Man (0-2) fell to No. 10 in Class A. Wahama (1-1) is still first.

By Paul Adkins

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(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).

(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).

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