It didn’t take long for the Chapmanville Regional High School baseball team to take down the Van Bulldogs on Saturday.
It took five innings to be exact, as the Class AA No. 2 Tigers routed the Bulldogs 11-1 at the Van baseball field.
Chapmanville improved to 7-1 on the season with the win.
Offensive production has been the name of the game this season, as in all seven wins the Tigers have scored 10 runs or more.
The Tigers plated eight big runs in the top of the first inning against Van.
The Bulldogs scored one in the last half of the first to make it 8-1. Chapmanville then tacked on a run in the third and two more in the fourth.
CRHS outhit the Bulldogs 9-3 and had an error-free game. Van committed two errors.
Jacob Dingess, Josh Zigmond and Noah Dingess each had two hits to lead the Tigers. Dingess also had three RBIs and Zigmond had one.
Zigmond also pitched the complete game win on the hill for Chapmanville. He went five innings and struck out 11.
The Tigers are scheduled to return to action with Tuesday’s home game against Class AA and Cardinal Conference rival Scott at 6:30 p.m. at Ted Ellis Field. CRHS then travels to Man on Thursday at 7 p.m.
Then on Friday, Chapmanville hosts Point Pleasant at 7 p.m. and Wayne on Saturday at 2:30.
(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).