Kristen Slater gave No. 6 Park the lead for good with a one-out, run-scoring single and she scored later on an error. Patriots reliever Carly Greer set down the unranked Cougars in order in the bottom of the seventh.
Kelsi Johnson belted a leadoff home run in the sixth to knot the game at 3-3 for the Patriots. Jefferson seized a 3-2 edge in the bottom of the fourth on Alexandria Witt's two-run round-tripper.
Shiflett's run-scoring fielder's choice in the eighth proved the difference for James Monroe. Mikayla Wickline, who surrendered just one hit and whiffed 14, then retired No. 1 Ritchie County in order in the bottom of the frame, fanning the first two batters.
Shiflett finished 2 for 4 and Samantha Ferguson knocked in a run for the Mavericks. Leah Kuhn doubled in a run for the Rebels to knot it up at 1-all in the top of the fifth. Freshman Kenna Delancey struck out eight in seven innings for Ritchie.
Moorefield's Beth Cook reached on an error to lead off the seventh then took second on a wild pitch. Michaela Regester popped out to third before Riggleman delivered the winning blow.
The Maroon Knights tied it a 6-all in the top of the seventh on Sydney Bennington's RBI single and Sarah Henry's sacrifice fly. Central left a runner on third when Jordyn Smith grounded out.
Riggleman finished 2 for 4 with a pair of RBIs for the Yellow Jackets while Shayna Vetter lashed two hits and knocked in two runs and McKenzie Weese drove in a pair.
Vanessa Saseen had two RBIs for Central and Allie Cook went 4 for 4.