Bill Lusk | WVOW Sports
POCA Braylon Moore struck out 10 as Class AA No. 3 Chapmanville defeated Poca 6-4 on Monday evening.
Moore allowed four runs on four hits and walked five in six innings and Ian Plumley pitched a perfect seventh to earn the save and give Chapmanville its fourth win of the season.
Talan Thompson had two doubles and drove in one run while Luke Knight had two hits and one RBI for Chapmanville. Trey Butcher and Andrew Farley each had two hits and Joey Canterbury and Brody Dalton each had one hit and drove in a run.
Chapmanville and Poca were tied at 2 after one inning. The Tigers plated a run in the second to take a 3-2 lead before the Dots plated two runs in the third to take a 4-3 lead.
Dalton’s sacrifice fly in the fifth tied the game at 4 and Canterbury’s RBI double gave Chapmanville a 5-4 after five innings.
The Tigers added an insurance run in the sixth on Knight’s sacrifice fly.
Hunter Tusing hit a two-run home run and Cole Richardson had one hit and one RBI. Jackson McClanahan and Dominick Rogers each had a hit for Poca.
Nolan Payne gave up six runs on nine hits while striking out five and walking three in 5 2/3 innings. Payne suffered the loss for Poca (1-5), who has lost five of six games to start the season.
Chapmanville (4-1) will host sectional rival and AA No. 6 Scott at 7 p.m. Tuesday evening at Ted Ellis Field.
Sissonville 5, Logan 4: Wyatt Lester bases loaded single with two outs in the bottom of the seventh gave Sissonville a come-from-behind 5-4 win over Class AA No. 1 Logan Monday night at Sissonville High School.
Lester’s single capped off a three-run seventh as the Indians erased a 4-2 deficit to hand the Wildcats their first loss of the season.
Nathaniel Simonton had three hits and one RBI while Eli Simonton added a single, a double and scored three runs while Tristen Portz had one run and two RBI for Sissonville.
Logan led 4-2 after Dawson Maynard’s second home run of the season in the fifth inning. Maynard had two of the Wildcats five hits on the evening.
Jake Ramey and Aiden Slack each had one hit and one RBI. Konner Lowe had one run and Garrett Williamson drove in a run for the Wildcats.
Lester started on the mound for Sissonville and allowed four runs on five hits with five strikeouts and five walks in six innings. Owen Comer walked one and struck out one in one inning of relief and was credited with the win.
Ivan Miller allowed two runs on five hits and struck out five in five innings for Logan. Cross Conn was the losing pitcher after allowing three runs on five hits, one walk and two strikeouts in 1 1/3 innings. Drew Berry pitched 1/3 inning and gave up one hit.
Sissonville won for the first time this season and improved its record to 1-3.
Logan will host AA No. 9 Winfield Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Roger E. Gertz Field.