Man last county baseball team standing


By Paul Adkins - [email protected]



And then there was one.

Following last weekend’s shocking upsets by the Scott High School baseball team over Class AA No. 2-ranked Chapmanville in the sectional tournament and Logan’s 0-2 showing in its Class AAA sectional that leaves one county baseball team left standing.

The Man Hillbillies.

Man (9-16), which swept Tug Valley last week in the Class A sectionals with 13-0 and 10-0 wins, have moved on to play May 24 at either Sherman or Van in the regional semifinals.

Man was scheduled to play on Monday night at Scott in a tune-up game. The Billies then play at Herbert Hoover on Tuesday at 6 p.m. in another tune-up game.

The Hillbillies are hoping to make it back to the Class A state tournament. Last year, Man reached the Single-A state finals but lost to Wahama. Two seasons ago, the Billies won the Class A state championship.

This is Man’s last season as a Class A school as the Billies are set to move up to the Double-A ranks next spring.

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2016 Man High School

Baseball Schedule (9-16):

March 24: Logan, L 0-8

March 26: Greater Beckley Christian, L 1-4

March 28: Lincoln County, L 0-1 (15 innings)

March 29: at Van, W 15-6

March 30: at Capital, L 3-4 (8 innings)

March 31: Capital, L 0-4

April 1: at Buffalo, L 1-4

April 5: at Westside, W 10-7

April 8: Belfry (Ky.), L 10-11 (9 innings)

April 11: Van, L 4-5

April 13: Chapmanville, L 0-4

April 14: at Greater Beckley Christian, L 2-10

April 15: Buffalo, W 4-2

April 16: Moorefield, W 2-0

April 18: Charleston Catholic, L 6-10

April 19: at Sherman, W 9-2

April 20: Mount View, W 14-4

April 25: at Logan, L 2-6

April 26: Westside, W 10-0

April 29: at Charleston Catholic, L 2-3 (8 innings)

April 30: Fayetteville, L 4-6

May 4: at Chapmanville, L 1-3

May 6: Liberty Raleigh, L 6-7 (8 innings)

May 9: at Tug Valley (Class A sectionals), W 13-0

May 10: Tug Valley (Class A sectionals), W 10-0

May 16: at Scott, 6 p.m.

May 17: at Herbert Hoover, 6 p.m.

May 24: at Sherman/Van (Class A regional semifinals), 6 p.m.

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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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