April 24, 2014

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River Sports 4/24/14
Written by Jason Miller, Correspondent   
Thursday, April 24, 2014 7:31 AM

Tuesday, April 15th’s WTTL track meet at Magnolia was canceled due to inclement weather.

The Lady Pilots softball team defeated Paden City 12-0 in three innings on Wednesday, April 16. Monica Curtis pitched, with 2 hits and an RBI. Mackenzie Marshall contributed a hit. Haylee Bowers’ hit drove in two runs. Rosie Romick added a hit and 4 RBIs. Mikayla Cieszeski had a hit and 2 RBIs. Emelie Heater contributed 3 hits. Madi Taylor and Brissa Marshall added a hit and an RBI.

The baseball team went to Barnesville on Wednesday, April 16. They won by a 3-1 margin. Isaac Curtis had 2 hits and an RBI, while Ben Riley contributed 2 hits.

The Lady Pilots only loss of the year was 4-2 against Magnolia. They traveled across the Ohio River for a chance to split this year’s matchup with Magnolia on Thursday, April 17. Unfortunately, River lost 3-1. Gabby Goudy was the starting pitcher, while Monica Curtis came in as relief. Mackenzie Marshall had 2 hits and an RBI. Heater and Taylor each added a hit.

The baseball team was defeated by Bridgeport by a score of 12-2 on Thursday, April 17. River was limited to only 3 hits.

Monroe Central Sports 4/24/14
Written by Staff   
Thursday, April 24, 2014 7:30 AM

Monroe Central baseball traveled to New Martinsville for a double-header against Ohio Valley powerhouse Magnolia on April 17. Both games were lost after five innings by mercy rule at a final score of 11-1.

In the first game, the Seminole effort was highlighted by an Ethan Groves double. In the second game, Devin Jackson had a single and RBI.

Monroe Central baseball again struggled on April 18 as they fell to PVC rival Caldwell 9-1 at home. Caldwell jumped ahead early with a 3-1 first inning lead. Peter Frontz’ first inning RBI proved to provide the only Seminole run. Seth Alleman added two singles in the loss.

The Seminoles finally bounced back in a big way on April 19 in Barnesville’s Shamrock Classic. Against the home team, Monroe Central took a 4-0 lead after three innings on its way to an 11-4 victory.

Chad Alleman led the effort with four hits including a home run and three RBIs. Seth Alleman added a double and RBI, while Tanner Burkhart had a single and RBI.

In softball action, the Lady Seminoles faced Union Local on the road on April 16. Although Union Local brought in a better record at 5-3, the Lady Seminoles gave them all they could handle before falling by a final of 5-4.

Monroe Central led for much of the game after taking a 3-1 lead in the second inning. Union Local briefly took the lead at 4-3 in the fifth before Monroe Central tied it in the sixth. The game ended in walk-off fashion as the home-standing Jets scored in the bottom of the seventh for the victory.

Brittany Hooper and Haleigh Black each had RBIs in the loss. Erin Miller added two singles. 

Beallsville Sports 4/24/14
Written by Staff   
Thursday, April 24, 2014 7:27 AM

The Lady Blue Devils softball team faced off against local rival Barnesville at home on April 16. The invading Shamrocks proved to be too much as the Lady Blue Devils fell by a final of 13-3.

Laikyn Tubaugh hit a solo home run in the loss. Shania Phillips and Koty Taylor accounted for the other runs with an RBI each.

Beallsville softball was again in action against Barnesville on April 18. With the game on the road this time, the end result was similar with the Lady Blue Devils falling 17-5 in five innings.

Morgan Marley led the team with two RBIs in the loss. Koty Taylor added a double, single and RBI; while Laikyn Tubaugh added a single and RBI. 

Bowling News 4/8/14
Written by Staff   
Thursday, April 24, 2014 7:25 AM

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River Softball Teams Up With Rival For "Strike Out Muscular Dystrophy"
Written by Staff   
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 3:13 PM

On April 7, the River Pilots girls’ softball team and Magnolia Blue Eagles softball team had a benefit to “Strike Out Muscular Dystrophy”. The River Lady Pilots wanted to do something special for Casey Tisher, who is the statistician for the River Pilots. They decided to host a benefit game. The girls being friends with many of the girls on Magnolia wanted to plan a game with Magnolia. Both teams helped sell t-shirts and raffle tickets. The teams did a great job! They raised $1134.00. The teams appreciate all who helped make the evening a big success.