Austin Harless fired one-hit ball over five innings as St. Albans blanked Capital 8-0 Wednesday in high school baseball.
Harless walked two, struck out two and enjoyed error-free defense behind him. Anthony Gavin's single in the third was Capital's only offense, and Joey Dodrill entered in the sixth and finished the shutout.
Josh Burkes and Bobby Grishaber knocked in two runs for SA (9-3) while Phoenix Shrewsbury went 2 for 4 and Harless and Taylor Braley both doubled. Capital fell to 4-8.
Sean Craze and Scooter Farmer combined to go 5 of 7 with seven RBIs for the Huskies (13-0) while Corey Bird went 2 of 3 with two RBIs and Shaun Dotson went 3 for 4, knocking in one run.
Bowen improved to 3-0, striking out five.
Joseph Eckert and Drew Jones each had two hits for the Greyhounds (10-4). For Buffalo, Nick Gunter went 2 for 4 with an RBI and Michael Erwin added an RBI.
Noah Frampton added a 2-for-4 performance in the Dots' win. For Ripley, Trevor Tucker went 3 for 4 with a double.
Also for the Patriots (9-5), Tanner Sorrells went 2 for 2 with a double, Ty McClanahan had a double and Austin Griffith had two hits. For Winfield (7-8), Bear Bellomy had a triple and two RBIs.
Bruce McDermitt added three hits and three RBIs for the Big Blacks (8-6). For Roane (1-7), Justin Copley went 3 for 3 with a double and a triple.