GW SWEEPS CAPITAL: George Washington picked up a pair of wins at home, beating Capital by the scores of 10-6 and 8-0.
Tori Strong had three hits with a double and two RBIs to lead the Patriots in the first game while Bailey Rabel doubled, tripled and drove in three. Lexi Brown went 2 for 4 with an RBI to lead Capital. In the second game, Strong had two hits with a triple and three RBIs as GW won in five innings.
SC 3, SPRING VALLEY 1: Alli Burdette struck out 16 and allowed one run on two hits as South Charleston picked up a win over visiting Spring Valley. Aayliyah Phillips went 1 for 3 with a pair of RBIs to lead the Black Eagles (12-6) while Amanda McDonald and Olivia Orcutt contributed two hits apiece. Brooke Phillips and Erika Butcher had the lone hits for the Timberwolves.
MIDLAND 8, RIVERSIDE 3: Visiting Cabell Midland scored five runs in the seventh to break a 3-3 tie and earn a win. Alyssa Koontz had three hits and a pair of RBIs for the Knights. Cassady Schmidt went 2 for 3 to lead the Warriors.
ROANE SWEEPS CALHOUN: Roane County picked up a pair of three-inning mercy-rule wins at home over Calhoun County by the scores of 15-0 and 16-0. Kasey Blosser had three hits with a home run and two RBIs while Miranda Hall went 3 for 3 with two doubles and four RBIs in the first game for the Raiders (15-0). Cassidy Taylor doubled twice and drove in four in the second game for Roane.
HOOVER 10, NITRO 0: Allison Rager threw a three-hitter and went 2 for 3 with a double and four RBIs as visiting Herbert Hoover won in six innings. McKenzie Edmonds had three hits for the Huskies.
WAYNE 2, CHAPMANVILLE 1: Wayne scored both of its runs on Chapmanville errors as the Pioneers (12-4) won at home. Hanna Wooten went 2 for 3 with a double for the Tigers.
HOOVER STILL NO. 1: John Marshall (Class AAA) and Herbert Hoover (AA) remained atop the West Virginia Sportswriters high school softball polls released Monday while Wheeling Central took over the top spot in Class A.
John Marshall received eight of the nine first-place votes for No. 1 in AAA followed by Hurricane, which garnered one first-place vote, Lincoln County, Cabell Midland and Wheeling Park. St. Albans checked in seventh.
Hoover retained the top spot in AA although the Huskies only received two of the nine first-place votes. Ritchie County was second with three first-place votes, followed by Scott, which earned four first-place votes, defending state champion Wayne and James Monroe.
Wheeling Central garnered six of the nine first-place votes to take over No. 1 from two-time defending state champion Buffalo, which had held the top spot since the preseason. Moorefield was second with three first-place votes followed by Buffalo, which received no first-place votes, Sherman and East Hardy. Valley moved up one position to seventh.
BELLOMY TO WESLEYAN: Winfield's Stone Bellomy will sign a national letter of intent with West Virginia Wesleyan Thursday morning to run track and cross country at the school.