Jake Payne and Noah Frampton combined on a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts as visiting Poca defeated Bridgeport 3-2 in nine innings Saturday in a battle of Class AA state-ranked baseball teams.
Brendan Lezzi scored the winning run for No. 7 Poca (8-4) in the ninth on an outfield error. Cam Cottrill went 2 for 5 with an RBI for the Dots.
Tyler Skidmore cracked a two-run homer in the fourth for the No. 2 Indians (6-1).
Trey Dawson went 2 for 3 for the Redskins (10-2) while Zach Pate added a pair of hits. Dillon Manwaring posted two hits including a home run for Horseshead (N.Y.).
Bear Bellomy went 2 for 3 and Tanner Bailey drove in two runs for the Generals in the first game and Brandon Wright tripled in the nightcap. For the Knights, Kyle Cool was 5 for 6 with a double in the two games.
Jonathan Cline went 2 for 4 with two runs scored while Jacob Marler had two hits, an RBI and scored a run for the Black Eagles.
Clayton Anderson added two hits and a double in the win for the Patriots, while Rob Knowles went 2 for 3 for Plattsburgh.
McDonough went 2 for 4 with an RBI and Dylan Slack smacked a double for Nitro (6-2). For the Red Devils, Ray Epperty drove in a run.
Dustin Turley went 2 of 5 with two RBIs and Austin Harless had two hits (including a double) and three RBIs for St. Albans (7-3).
Also for LC, Blayke Cyfers was 5 for 5 with two doubles and three RBIs, Brogan went 3 for 4 with a double and drove in four and Grant Bates (2 for 3) doubled, homered and collected five RBIs.
Evan Potter (3 for 4) led a 14-hit attack for the Big Blacks (5-6), who went 2-2 during their southern swing. Colin Causey went 2 for 2 with three RBIs for Loris.
Tate Compton and Bailey Hurley had three hits each for Phelps. Phillip Lucas went 2 for 4 for the Panthers and Jordon Mounts had three RBIs.