Hurricane's Sam O'Dell defeated Huntington's Pat Carter 3 and 2 in the finals of the West Virginia Mid-Amateur Championship held at Berry Hills Country Club on Sunday.
O'Dell, the No. 12 seed, defeated No. 9 Ian Patrick of Huntington 3 and 2 earlier in the day while No. 2 Carter knocked off No. 30 Jeff Harper of Parkersburg 6 and 4 to complete the semifinals.
It was the second Mid-Amateur championship for O'Dell, who also defeated Carter at The Raven in 2011.
STATE SOFTBALL: The West Virginia State softball team was eliminated from the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional on Sunday after falling 6-2 to Bloomsburg in the team's second game of the day.
The Yellow Jackets held off elimination early with an 8-2 win over Shippensburg. Desiree Giffin led State in that game, going 2 for 3 with a double and three RBIs.
Poppy Ramey drove in a pair of runs in the seventh inning of the second game, but the rally was too little, too late for State.
The Yellow Jackets finish the season with a 42-14 record.