POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant softball team continued its winning ways as it defeated Winfield 5-4 Wednesday night in walk-off fashion in Mason County.
Winfield (1-2) started off fast scoring once in the top of the first inning and once in the top of the third. The Lady Generals added two more runs in the top of the fourth inning but Point Pleasant found their stride in the bottom half of the fourth.
The Lady Knights (3-0) scored once in the bottom of the fourth and added two more in the fifth. Going into the bottom of the seventh Winfield was up 4-3 and this was the last chance for PPHS to grab a victory. The Lady Knights pulled it out scoring two runs to take the 5-4 walk-off victory.
The Lady Knights’ Kaci Riffle pitched seven innings allowing nine hits and four runs, only two earned runs, while striking out six and walking two.
Kaci Riffle also paced the PPHS bats with three hits, and two runs scored. Sarah Hussell, Brooke Fisher, and Ajay Adkins each had two hits, while Regan Cottrill and Ashleigh Diddle had one apiece.
Winfield finished with four runs, nine hits and three errors, while PPHS finished with five runs, 11 hits, and three errors.
The Lady Knights host Cardinal Conference foe Chapmanville Saturday at 2 p.m.