Bill Lusk | WVOW Sports
POINT PLEASANT Class AA No. 10 Chapmanville scored a season-high 17 runs and pounded out 15 hits in a 17-7 six-inning victory over Point Pleasant Monday night.
The Tigers jumped out to an 8-0 with four runs in the first inning and four more in the second inning before the Big Blacks answered with five runs in the third to close the gap to 8-5.
Chapmanville plated two more runs in the fourth to lead 10-5, but Point Pleasant answered with two in the bottom of the fourth to cut the Tigers lead to 10-7 after four innings.
The Tigers put the game away with five runs in the fifth and two more in the sixth and held the Big Blacks off the scoreboard for the mercy rule victory.
Will Kirkendall, Talan Thompson and Tyson Thompson each had three hits in the victory while Jacob Topping had two hits for Chapmanville.
Kirkendall had two singles, a triple, drove in three and scored three runs while Talan Thompson singled twice, doubled, and had three RBIs.
Tyson Thompson had three singles, scored three times, and drove in one run and Topping had a single, double and drove in two for Chapmanville.
Braylon Moore picked up the win for Chapmanville. Moore started and allowed five runs on six hits with two strikeouts and three walks in 2 2/3 innings for his second win of the season. Ian Plumley allowed two runs on one hit with two strikeouts and two walks in 2 1/3 innings and Brody Dalton allowed one hit and struck out two in one inning.
Caleb Hatfield suffered the loss for Point Pleasant after allowing eight runs on six hits with one strikeout, two walks and two hit batters in 1 1/3 innings.
Hayden Scott had two hits including a double to go along with two RBIs while Casey Killingsworth and Brylan Williamson each had one hit and drove in a run for Point Pleasant.
Brody Dalton doubled, scored twice and drove in one run and Andrew Farley had one hit, scored twice and had one RBI for Chapmanville.
Moore had one hit and scored twice for the Tigers, who also got an RBI from Plumley.