Prep sports: Buffalo wins AA-A title at Best of the Best
Buffalo scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to hold off Sissonville 8-4 Saturday in the Class AA-A championship game of the Best of the Best Softball Classic at Buffalo High School. Courtney Allen went 2 for 2 and Ali Burdette added two hits for the Bison (9-5), who jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Alexis Haynes went 2 for 3 for the Indians.
Hurricane 5, Spring Valley 4: Addie Fullen hit a walk-off home run to lead Hurricane to the Class AAA Best of the Best Classic title. Madison Casto added a pair of hits for the Redskins. Brooke West had a home run for Spring Valley, while Sarah Pennington went 2 for 3 with two RBIs.
Hurricane 4, Cabell Midland 2: Madison Casto went 3 for 4 as Hurricane scored a semifinal victory at the Best of the Best. Maddie Hebb added two hits, including a double, for the Redskins. Madi King went 2 for 3 with an RBI for Cabell Midland.
Hurricane 12, Shady Spring 0: Courtney Rogers smacked a home run and drove in two as Hurricane picked up a win in the Best of the Best Softball Classic. Emily Davis contributed a pair of hits for the Redskins. Alexes Colson hit a double for Shady Spring.
SC 4, Musselman 1: Olivia Orcutt-Lazo went 3 for 3 with a double and an RBI as host South Charleston knocked off Class AAA No. 3 Musselman at home. Kelcie Jenkins went 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI for the Applemen.
Ripley 7, Sissonville 3: Isaac Koontz blasted a home run and drove in a pair of runs as Ripley won on the road. Chris Jordan added two hits and an RBI for the Vikings. Josh Landis went 2 for 3 with an RBI for Sissonville (9-7).
George Washington 5, Harrison, N.Y. 4: George Washington capitalized on three Harrison errors to earn a win in Cocoa Beach, Fla. John Thomas went 1 for 2 and scored three times and Connor Moffatt went 2 for 3 with two RBIs for the Patriots. Alex Lunsford added two hits and an RBI for Harrison.
Morgantown 4, Hurricane 1: J.T. Stegmaier allowed just one on five hits in 4 2/3 innings as Morgantown beat Hurricane at the Wooden Bat Tournament in Huntington. Reid Croft and Dakota Carr each drove in two runs and Dustin Freeman added a double to lead the Mohigans. J.T. Rogoszewski went 3 for 4 with a double and an RBI and Tate Brock doubled for the Redskins.
Bridgeport 6, Hurricane 4: Bridgeport scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to edge Hurricane in the Wooden Bat Tournament in Huntington. Tyler Skidmore recorded a two-run double and Dante Bonamico added a double and an RBI to lead the Indians. Alexander Dunham went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI and Ace Estep drove in a run to lead the Redskins.