Glass baseball, JF Softball among Monday's winners
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) - EC Glass's Hunter Hall went 3-5, with 3 doubles and 3 RBI, as the Hilltoppers defeated Heritage, 12-2 on Monday night. The Hilltoppers' Avery Combs went 2-4 with 2 RBI's, while pitcher Ben Ailsworth kept the Pioneers at bay for most of the game. In the losing effort, Heritage's James Thompson went 3-3 with 2 triples.
In softball action in Bedford County, the Jefferson Forest Cavaliers defeated the host, Liberty Lady Minutemen, 5-3. The Cavaliers and pitcher Meghan O'Neil took a 3-0 lead to the bottom of the sixth when Liberty broke loose, Kasey Whorley's bases-loaded shot allowed two runs to score to make it a one-run game. Next batter, Rieley Taylor singles to center, Brianna Whorley races in to score and tie the game at 3. JF answered in the top of the seventh. Bayleigh Gardner lays down a great suicide squeeze bunt to score Ashley Jennings with the go-ahead run.
Girls soccer action at E.C. Glass saw the Lady 'Toppers defeat Rustburg, 8-0, on the back of 4 goals from Amanda Wigboldy.
In other scores reported to the ABC13 Sports Desk:
- Rustburg 9, Amherst Co. 7: The Red Devils' Warren Lamberth struck out 10 on the mound, and went 4-4 at the plate, with a HR and 5 RBI's.
- Liberty 7, Jefferson Forest 4
- Dan River 18, Altavista 8
- Nelson Co. 6, Gretna 2
- Liberty Christian 2, Brookville 1
- G.W. Danville 17, Magna Vista 7 (F/6)
- Magna Vista 15, G.W. Danville 0 (F/3)
- E.C. Glass 4, Heritage 0: Will Johnson (ECG) 2 goals, 1 assist, senior Jack Dodd added a goal.
- Giles 7, Glenvar 0
- Northside 2, Radford 1: P.J. Allen with both goals, as the Vikings remain undefeated.
- Dan River 4, Martinsville 0.
- Liberty 4, Heritage 1: 4 different Lady Minutemen scored, including Delaney Snead and Samantha Venables.
- Glenvar 3, Giles 2 (2OT): Kelci Horner with a hat trick for Glenvar.
- William Byrd 4, Rockbridge Co. 0
- Liberty Christian 8, Amherst Co. 0
- Martinsville 3, Dan River 1: Sarah Bennett (Martinsville) with the hat trick.
- G.W. 5, Magna Vista 0
Rockbridge Co. 15, Liberty Christian 12
Patrick Co. 21, E.C. Glass 9