Fort Hill crushes Turkeyfoot; East Hardy, Calvary win, Frankfort falls

Mar. 26—CONFLUNCE, Pa. — Fort Hill won two games last season: The Sentinels have already matched that total.

Win number two came in dominant fashion as Fort Hill defeated Turkeyfoot Valley, 26-1, in three innings on Monday.

The Sentinels (2-2) scored seven runs in the first, 14 in the second and five in the third.

In the second, the first four batters reached first safely. After a runner was picked off at third, the next six got on.

After a strikeout, the next nine reached before a lineout ended the inning.

Fort Hill, who sent 21 to the plate in the second inning, combined for 24 hits with nine recording multiple hits.

Steven Spencer, Carson Bender, Logan VanMeter and Cam'Ron Davis each had three hits.

Spencer and VanMeter drove in four RBIs each, Brauer had three and four others had a pair of RBIs.

Bender earned the win in two innings of shutout ball with five strikeouts.

Jake Rice walked two and struck out three in the third inning.

The only run of the game by Turkeyfoot was on a fielding error in right field in the bottom of the third.

The Sentinels lost to Northern on Tuesday, 7-3. For more, see or Thursday's Times-News.

East Hardy 7, Musselman 6BAKER, W.Va. — A two-run sixth inning was the difference in East Hardy's win over Musselman on Monday.

The Cougars (1-0) trailed 6-5 heading into the bottom of the sixth.

An error and a pair of singles by Mason Hamilton and Brandon Jones loaded the bases.

Garrett VanMeter singled to third, tying the game at 6.

Hamilton stole home in the next at-bat, taking a 7-6 lead.

Noah Sager earned the win in three innings, allowing two hits, three runs and four walks with four strikeouts.

Shayne Sisler, Levi Mongold and Nate Smith closed the game.

Smith earned a save in 1 1/3 shutout innings with a strikeout.

Hamilton had three hits while VanMeter and Levi Sager each had two.

Cam Gill went four innings for the Applemen (3-1), allowing four hits, three runs and three walks.

Colin Aulisio pitched two innings, allowing four hits, two earned runs and two walks with two strikeouts.

Wyatt Levie led the Applemen with two hits and two walks.

East Hardy hosts Keyser on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Calvary 9, Paw Paw 1

PAW PAW, W.Va. — Riley O'Brien and Levi Carrington tallied three base hits apiece, and the Calvary duo also combined to shut down the Paw Paw bats in a routine win Monday.

Carrington picked up the win on the mound, allowing two hits over 4 2/3 frames of shutout ball with nine strikeouts and a walk. O'Brien allowed one unearned run in 2 1/3 innings of relief.

Calvary (2-1) scored the game's first nine runs before Paw Paw scored in the seventh on an Ayden Crabtree RBI single. Nathan Dick went 2 for 2 with a double for the Pirates.

"I feel we played fundamental baseball tonight," Calvary head coach Don Swogger said. "We set a goal after our first game to reduce errors and the past two games we have played better defensively to achieve our goal.

"Our players are playing more loose and shaking the nerves. I thought we saw the ball real well tonight."

O'Brien doubled, had two RBIs and three runs scored, and Cory Vogtman and Sammy Scritchfield drove in a pair each.

Calvary hosts Broadfording on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Paw Paw (0-1) hosts Pendleton County on Monday, April 1, at 4 p.m.

Jefferson 7, Frankfort 3SHENANDOAH JUNCTION, W.Va. — Frankfort outhit Jefferson 8-5, but the Cougars left with the win on Monday.

Tied at 2 after three innings, Jefferson outscored Frankfort 5-1 in the final four innings.

Lanson Orndorff went 4 1/3 innings for the Falcons (1-2), allowing four hits and three walks with three strikeouts.

Only one of his six allowed runs was earned as Frankfort made three errors.

Rhett Sensabaugh went 1 2/3 innings, allowing one hit and one run.

Cam Lynch led Frankfort with three hits while Jesus Perdew added two.

Alex Danner went three innings for Jefferson, allowing four hits, one earned run and two walks with three strikeouts.

Cole Lewis earned the win in four innings, allowing four hits and one unearned run with four strikeouts.

The Falcons head to Berkeley Springs on Thursday at 7 p.m.