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WHEELERSBURG, Ohio – Marshall University signatory Elijah Voglesong-Lewis threw a two-stroke shutout to bring Minford to a 3-0 win over Wheelersburg in high school baseball.
The victory gave the Falcons (15-2 overall, 13-1 Southern Ohio Conference) their first Pirate Series sweep since 2001 as Vogelsong-Lewis struck out eight.
Ethan Ison struck out 11 for Wheelersburg (15-4, 11-2).
Minford also beat Greenup County 6-1 as Vogelsong-Lewis went 3 with two doubles, a triple and two RBIs. Grant Wheeler and Matt Risner each had two hits. Cole Borland was the winning pitcher.
HUNTINGTON HIGH 13, BOYD COUNTY 3: Hayden Mattison led in two and Lucas Hall scored three as the Highlanders beat the Lions in the Derby Classic in Cannonsburg, Ky. Luke Preston had two hits for Boyd County.
CHRISTIAN GRACE 17, CLC 10: The soldiers defeated Cross Lanes Christian for the first time.
Jarred Porter was 3 for 4 with a homer and three runs. Alex Childers was 2 for 3 with three RBIs. Grant Webb drove three. Brady Johnston went 3 for 4. Marshall Cummings was the winning pitcher. Dylan Schafer had two RBIs for the Warriors.
RACELAND 12, CHANNEL 0: Clay Coldiron and Jakob Holtzapfel each led in three points as the Rams (13-4) crushed the visiting Pioneers.
Conner Hughes went 3 for 4 for Raceland. Jake Heighton and Coldiron each slapped two hits. Chase Thornsberry led in two points. Andrew Floyd took the victory.
BOYD COUNTY SPLITS: The Lions beat Pikeville 6-5 and lost to Paintsville 13-5 in Cannonsburg.
Boyd County scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat the Tigers. Luke Preston led in the winning race and finished with two RBIs. Jacob Kelly drove in two.
Gunner Collins of Paintsville hit a grand slam, and Jonah Porter went 5 for 5. The Tigers lost to Huntington High 11-7 earlier in the day.
POINT PLEASANT 9, RAVENSWOOD 2: Joel Beattie struck out 10 as the Big Blacks (8-2) beat the Red Devils. Kyelar Morrow had two hits and two RBIs. Luke Pinkerton completed two races. Isaac Craddock hit two hits.
MEIGS 4, RIVER VALLEY 0: Andrew Dodson struck out eight goals and threw a shutout for the Marauders (9-8) defeated the Raiders in Bidwell, Ohio.
RIVER VALLEY 16, SOUTH GALLIE 0: Riley Bradley, Riley Jones and Brooklyn Sizemore hit three hits each to help the Raiders beat the Rebels in Bidwell, Ohio. Malleire Stanley had two hits and five RBIs.
WAHAMA 6, RAVENSWOOD 0: Mikie Lieving threw a hit and felt 13 as the White Falcons (5-0) shut out the Red Devils (5-8). Living also went 2 for 4 and scored twice. Bailee Bumgarner made a single twice. Emma Gibbs led three.
PORTSMOUTH SWEEPS FAIRLAND: The host Trojans (16-7) beat the Dragons 6-5 and 16-2.
Katie Born and Madison Perry each led by two points for Portsmouth in the opener. Faith Phillips took the victory. Olivia Dickeron won the last drink. like Born, Phillips, Perry, Olivia Ramey and Ayonna Carr led in two points each.