Knights freshman hurls no-hitter
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Freshman Jess Terri threw a no-hitter in her first high school start as Cabell Midland defeated South Charleston 11-0 Monday in high school softball.
The Knights (3-0) scored seven runs in the first inning as Rielly Lucas, Sydney Chapman, Olivia Pelfrey and Tori Kelley each drove in a run. Pelfrey hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning. Gracie Hightower went 2-for-3 with a double.
Terri struck out five and walked six.
GEORGE WASHINGTON 9, HURRICANE 3: The Patriots (4-0) hit three home runs and scored nine times in the fifth inning of a triumph over the Redskins (2-2) at John Adams Middle School. Senior Grace Smith smashed a grand slam to left-center field, Brianna McCown hit a three-run homer to nearly the same spot and Kalissa Lacy homered to center. McCown struck out six and walked two to pick up the victory. Lacy went 3-for-3. Caiti Mathes went 3-for-4 and hit two solo home runs for Hurricane.
SPRING VALLEY 14, RUSSELL 3: Riley Shirkey hit three home runs and Bryn Osburne on as the Timberwolves clobbered the Red Devils.
BOYD COUNTY 14, HUNTINGTON ST. JOE 4: Austin Mullins struck out 10 batters in four hitless innings to lead the Lions (1-0) to a victory over the Irish (0-2) in a five-inning game in Cannonsburg, Kentucky. The victory was the first for new Boyd County coach Frank Conley. The Lions visit Morgan County at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
ASHLAND 6, CABELL MIDLAND 1: Robbie Francis and Richie Hall combined for a nohitter as the Tomcats beat the Knights in Ashland. The victory was the first for new Ashland head coach David Greene.
ROWAN COUNTY 14, GREENUP COUNTY 0: A.J. Hacker struck out 11 in a one-hit victory over the Musketeers. Shane Taylor homered twice and drove in six runs.