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Prep Sports

April 10, 2013

Bears rip 17 hits in win; RCB tops Bees

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Huskies slip past Grafton

North Marion’s softball team bounced back from a recent loss with an 8-5 home win over Big 10 foe Grafton on Tuesday.

The Huskies had three hits as a team — Taylor Wells doubled, while Shelby King and Morgan Clyde each added singles — and scored the majority of their runs on Bearcats errors and walks.

“They made a few mistakes and we took advantage,” North coach Brad Harker said of his squad, which was down 2-0 to start but responded with four runs apiece in both the third and fourth innings.

Chelsi Latocha got the win in the circle to help North improve to 9-4. She went 6.1 innings, giving up four hits while walking five and striking out five. Danielle Fluharty also pitched, retiring the game’s final two batters on strikeouts.

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Tennis

Bees down RCB, 5-2


East Fairmont’s girls’ tennis team kept its recent roll going Tuesday with a 5-2 road win at Robert C. Byrd.

The Bees rolled to a sweep in singles play, as Catherine Boyles (8-2), Skyler Morgan (8-5), Jacqueline Costello (8-3) and Brittiany Brumage (8-3) each nabbed convincing victories.

In doubles action, Costello and Brumage teamed for an 8-6 win.

On the boys’ side, East edged RCB for a 4-3 win to move to 6-4 on the season.

Khris Musgrove (8-3) and Michael Moore (8-5) nabbed singles wins for the Bees, while Musgrove and Brighton Kunce (8-2) along with Jordan Leonard and Jason Mills (8-4) took doubles matches.

Also on Monday, East rolled to a 7-0 conference romp of Buckhannon-Upshur at Wave Tek 7-0.

Musgrove (8-1), Kunce (8-2), Ben Costello (8-0) and Michael Moore (8-1) each had singles wins for the Bees.

In doubles, Musgrove and Kunce (8-4), Costello and Moore (8-2) and Jordan Leonard and Jason Mills (8-2) won their respective matches.

East plays Philip Barbour on Thursday at Fairmont State.

NOTE: East Fairmont beat RCB, 2-1, on Tuesday and North Marion played Grafton, but additional details were not reported to the Times West Virginian. Coaches are asked to call in results nightly to 304-367-2544 or 304-367-2508.

Email Nick Cammuso at ncammuso@timeswv.com or follow him on Twitter @NickCammusoTWV.

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