The beat went on for the Chapmanville Regional High School baseball team on Tuesday night as the Class AA No. 2-ranked Tigers hammered the Scott Skyhawks 16-6 at Chapmanville’s Ted Ellis Field.
Chapmanville improved to 8-1 overall and 4-1 in the Cardinal Conference with the win.
In all of the Tigers’ wins, CRHS has scored 10 or more runs. The only setback was a 4-3 loss at Sissonville on April Fool’s Day.
Against Scott, Chapmanville’s Chris Bailey and Josh Bazzilla each knocked in four runs.
Noah Dingess had a big day as well as he was 4-for-5 with a triple and an RBI. His older brother Jacob Dingess was 2-for-4 with two RBI. Josh Zigmond also drove in a pair of runs for the Tigers, which finished with 16 hits in the game.
Alex Berry also had three hits.
The Skyhawks were led by Nathan Kuhn who knocked in a couple of runs. Wes Nelson rapped out a double and had two RBI.
Bailey pitched four innings and was credited with the win. Berry tossed the last two frames.
Chapmanville led 2-0 after one inning but fell behind 6-2 as Scott scored six runs in the top of the second inning.
The Tigers then exploded with a seven-run second to grab a 9-6 lead. CRHS then added three runs in the third, three in the fifth and one in the sixth.
Scott committed five errors in the game. Chapmanville didn’t have any.
Chapmanville is scheduled to play at county rival Man on Thursday in a 7 p.m. ballgame. The Hillbillies are off to a slow start with a 1-6 mark. Man was slated to play at Westside on Tuesday night.
2016 Chapmanville Regional High School
Baseball Schedule (8-1, 4-1):
March 22: Tolsia, W 21-1
March 24: at Mingo Central, W 18-1
March 26: Mount View (DH), W 13-0, W 23-1
March 29: at Poca, W 15-0
March 31: Lincoln County, W 13-3
April 1: at Sissonville, L 3-4
April 2: at Van, W 11-1
April 5: Scott, W 16-6
April 7: at Man, 7 p.m.
April 8: Point Pleasant, 7 p.m.
April 9: Wayne, 2:30 p.m.
April 12: at Herbert Hoover, 7 p.m.
April 14: at Tolsia, 6 p.m.
April 15: Poca, 6 p.m.
April 16: at Belfry, Ky. (DH), 2 p.m.
April 18: Sissonville, 6 p.m.
April 19: at Lincoln County, 5 p.m.
April 21: at Scott, 6:30 p.m.
April 22: at Point Pleasant, 6:30 p.m.
April 23: Hurricane, 12 p.m.
April 26: at Wayne, 7 p.m.
April 28: Van, 6:30 p.m.
April 29: Independence, 4:30 p.m.
April 29: Roane County, 7 p.m.
May 2: Herbert Hoover, 7 p.m.
May 4: Man, 7 p.m.
May 6: Mingo Central, 6 p.m.
May 7: at Hurricane, 6 p.m.
(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).