Prep baseball: Hoover rips Clay, advances to regional
Tristan Fields struck out 10 as Herbert Hoover cruised to a 13-3 victory over Clay (18-13) to claim the Class AA Region 4 Section 1 crown Friday.
Huskies' Shaun Dotson hammered a three-run homer and scored three runs and Fields blasted a solo home run to help Hoover stop Clay in the sixth inning. Matt Holstein also drove in three.
Herbert Hoover (27-3) advances to the regional semifinal, where it will host Sissonville (13-20) at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Catholic's Connor Golden went 3 for 3 with three RBIs and Kiefer Hovorka scored twice and had three hits. Drew Cable also drove in two runs for the Irish (25-9).
Charleston Catholic will travel to Point Pleasant on Monday for a regional semifinal matchup against Wahama (18-11) at 6:30 p.m., while Man (6-20-1) visits Valley (20-7) Tuesday at 5:30.