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Page 6 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, May 19, 2016 Eastside ' trounces Letcher . J Central : The Lady Spartans erupted for 7 runs in the 4th inning en routeto a 15-5 win over the Lady Cougars. Haley Mullins reached base three times and scored 3 runs. Jayme Sal3zers, Kaylee Jones, and Emily Moore each had 2 l its and 3 rbi for Eastside. ' Hannah Wampler tallied 3'hits and two rbi for L'rtcher Central. Wampler singled to lead off the game and Savannah Parsons followed with a single giving the Lady Cougars runners at first and se, cond. Emily Johnson was safe on an error scoring Wamp!er. Meghan Combs base hit scored Parsons and Johnson for a 3-0 lead. Eetcher took a 4-0 lead in the top of the second when Bobbi Collins, safe on a drror, scored on Wampler's double. , Eastside pitcher Grace McCowan got the side in order in the top of the third. Then, with two out, Emily Lee's single broke up Brooklynn Collins' no hit- ter. Jones followed with hit and Mullins singled in the Lady Spartans first run. Salyers doubled plating Jones and Mullins making thee score 4-3. p, " Base hits by Taylor Herron, Bobbi Collins, and Wampler in the top of the 4th gave the Lady Cougars a 5-3 lead. Singles by Hannah Buchanan, Kelly Sykes, and Lacey Austin tr'aded the bases for the Egdy Spartans in the home fourth and Reiley McCoy iied the score at 5 reaching safely on an error. The Lady Spartans would score 7 in the inning adding hits by Jones, Mullins, Moore, and another by Buchanan. S~kes rbi gave Eastside a 10-5 lead. The Lady Spartans tacked on three more with hits from McCoy, Mullins, Salyers, and Moore push- ing their lead to 13-5 in the bottom of the fifth inning. l~cCowan dropped Letcher CEntral in order in the top of the sixth. McCoy, safe on a fielder's choice, and Lee's base hit gave the Lady Spartans runners at first and second. Jones gcored McCoy with a sacri- fice fly and Mullins base hit sent Lee home with the game winner in six innings. " LCH R H E 594 EHS R H E 1517 3 .' (L) Collins (W) McCowan !: Lady Spartans knock off Castlewood Eastside held onto a }flare of first place in the Cumberland with a 14-2 win at Castlewood Monday. Kaylee Jones led [he Lady Spartans attack vith 3-3 game, including a louble and a home run, coring 4 runs. Reiley McCoy also chalked up a ~air of hits and a rbi for astside, 0 , Gracie Hicks paced the Lady Devils with a 3-3 ffternoon including a pair ~f doubles. , The Lady Spartans ~vasted no time getting ~tarted. Jones led off the game with a hit. Jayme Salyers, Hannah uchanan, Kelly Sykes, Lacey Austin, and McCoy followed with base hits as Eastside sent 12 batters to [he plate totaling 9 runs. l astside pushed their lead to 10-0 in the top of the third when Jones laced a two out double to left cen- ter field and scored on a Castlewood error. The Lady Devils got one back in the bottom of the third when Sam Couch walked and scored on Hicks' dou- ble. The Lady Spartans added 3 more in the top of the fourth. Emily Moore led off with a double to right field. Sykes and Austin reached base off a fielder's choice and an error. McCoy's drive to center scored Austin giving Eastside a 13-1 lead. Jones's 5th inning homer gave the Lady Spartans a 14-1 lead. Gracie Hicks picked up her second double of the game in the bottom of the frame scoring on Alanna Kiser's two out single that made the score 14-2. The game ended on the 10 run rule. EHS R H E 14110 CHS R H E 256 (W) McCowan (L) Hicks Eastside is scheduled to face Rye Cove Tuesday. Castlewood will meet Twin Springs Tuesday and Council Wednesday. The Cumberland Conference softball tournament will begin Friday at satellite sites weather permitting. Lady Raiders top Lady Devils Kaitlyn Hamilton and Gracie Mullins combined for 4 hits, 4 rbi, and 3 runs scored leading the Lady Raiders to an 8-3 Cumberland Conference win over Castlewood. Tiffany Cole earned the win scattering 5 hits and striking out 10. Alanna Kiser (1-3) accounted for all three of Castlewood's runs with a 4th inning Bomb. Sydney Strange was 2-3 with a double for the Lady Devils. BrooklYn Barnette broke the stalemate leading Castlewood 10-0. Austin Johnson spun a 1 hitter with 9 strikeouts. Johnson also added 2 hits and 4 runs for J-I. Burton. Jake Justus tagged the Devils only base hit in the fifth inning. Tre Adams and Johnson opened the game with back to back base hits for the Raiders. Johnson would score Burton's first run via a fielder's choice play. Johnson led off the top of the third with a walk and scored on Branham's dou- ble for a 2-0 Raider's lead. Hits by Branham, James Jones, Niko Godsey, and Brady Adams pushed 3 more across in the 4th inning. Matt Gilliam, Brady Adams, Johnson, Branham, Jones, and Godsey supplied 6 hits and the Raiders sent 11 to the plate scoring 5 more for a 10-0 score. Jake Justus broke up Johnson's no hit bid with a single leading off the Blue Devils 5th inning. Justus reached sec- ond after a walk to Tyler Snipes. Johnson closed the game with a strikeout and groundout. BHS R H E 10150 CHS RHE 015 (W) Johnson (L) Justus Pioneers roll past Castlewood It took seven innings but Thomas Walker posted a 17-5 conference win over the Blue Devils. Jacob Davis (3) and Zack Grabeel (3) totaled 6 hits and 5 runs Thomas Walker. Austin Williams took the win recording 10 strikeouts. Logan Strange and Adam Puckett were each 2- 3 for Castlewood. Anthony Thomas and Davis got it going for Thomas Walker with back to back hits opening the game. A base hit by Kaleb Sharette, a Castlewood error, and Shawn Williams < Castlewood's Alanna Kiser gets a base hit in their loss to Burton. Castlewood's Autumn Hall slides into third. sacrifice fly got the runners fielder's choice. Hall home. A walk given to Jake stepped up with a,key hit to Justus, a base hit by make the score 12-5 keep- Strange, and Puckett's hit ing the Devils in the game. by pitch loaded the bases Base hits by Dawson Lee, for the Devils. Justus Thomas, and Taylor would score on a ground- Williams and two free out by Kennedy. Thomas passes helped stretch the Walker used hits by Austin Pioneers lead to 17-5. Williams, Grabeel, and Castlewood loaded the three Castlewood errors to bases in the bottom of the tack on 5 runs in the top of inning but weren't able to the third. Castlewood got score. hits from Strange and TWH R H E Puckett in the bottom of the 17 14 1 inning to scored David Hall CHS R H E who led off the inning with 5 6 8 a walk. The Pioneers added (W) Williams (L) a run in the fourth getting Puckett hits from Davis and Justin Pittman to lead 8-2. Sixth Annual Trailing 12-2 in the home 6th Castlewood ral- Harold Lester lied for three runs to stay Memorial Golf alive. Snipes took a hit by pitch to reach base andTournament set Noah Young followed himfor June 3 with a base hit. After Jonah Comett was hit by a pitch, Ethan Fields was safe on aPlans are coming together for what promises to be a very successful Sixth Annual Harold Lester Memorial Golf Tournament. Tournament organizers expect fifteen to eighteen teams to partici- pate in the event to be held Friday, June 3, at Lonesome Pine Country Club in Big Stone Gap. All proceeds will support the Harold Lester Memorial Fund of the Mountain Laurel Cancer Support and Resource Center of Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. The event will feature a hole-in-one contest. Door prizes and lunch will be provided. For more infor- mation or to receive an entry form, please contact Maggie Christian Gilbert at 276-523-4202 or mchrist- off the third inning with a base on balls. Caitlyn Yates gave Burton the lead with a two out double that scored Barnette. Cole held the Lady Devils scoreless again in the third inning recording a pair of strike- outs. Rbi singles by Hamilton and Jamie Flanary gave the Lady Raiders a 3-0 advan- tage in the top of the fourth inning. Sam Couch led off the Castlewood fourth with a base hit and Strange moved her to second with* a single. Kiser's 1 OUt blast tied the score 3-3. Autumn Hall followed with a hit but Cole worked out of the jam getting the next two outs. Yates worked a walk lead- ing off the fifth for the Lady Raiders. Cole ~nd Mullins chipped in a dou- ble and a rbi single giving Burton a 5-3 lead. Mullins would score when Lilly Redman was safe on an error making the score 6-3. Cole allowed the Lady Devils just 1 base runner in the fifth and sixth frames. With 1 out in the top of the seventh Mullins scorched a double in the gap and Redman walked. Hamilton's two bagger plated Mullins and Redman for an 8-3 lead. 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