CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant softball team won two games Saturday at Chapmanville the first an 11-1 victory over Lincoln County and the second an 6-1 victory over Man.
The Lady Knights (10-5) opened the first game with five runs in the top of the first inning. Point Pleasant added five more runs in the top of the second and led 10-0. Lincoln County broke onto the scoreboard in the bottom of the second with a run to cut the PPHS lead to nine.
Point Pleasant added a run in the top of the fifth and held LCHS scoreless in the bottom half to enforce the mercy rule and take the 11-1 victory.
Kaci Riffle earned the victory for the Lady Knights after pitching four innings and giving up one run, unearned, while walking two. Kristen Riegal pitched one inning in relief and gave up no runs.
Lincoln County’s McKay was credited with the loss after pitching two innings and giving up 10 runs on six hits and two walks.
Megan Davis led the way for the PPHS offense with three hits and a run batted in. Regan Cottrill, Josie Fisher Kaci Riffle, Sara Hussell, and Breanna Shobe had two hits in the contest while Kaitlin Liptrap and Ajay Adkins had one hit. Hussell led the way with five RBI while Adkins had three RBI.
In the second contest PPHS took the 1-0 lead after scoring in the top of the second. Man (3-4) answered back with a run in the bottom of the fourth to tie the game at one run apiece. Point Pleasant scored three runs in the fifth and added two more in the sixth to take the 6-1 victory.
Kaci Riffle earned the win after giving up one run, unearned, on four hits and one walk in seven innings of work. Riffle struck out eight batters in the contest.
Man’s Tomblin was credited with the loss after surrendering six runs on eight hits and two walks.
Regan Cottrill led the PPHS bats with two hits and two RBI, followed by Brooke Fisher, Ajay Adkins, Kaci Riffle, Breanna Shobe, and Kaitlin Liptrap with on hit apiece.
The Lady Knight return to action Wednesday at Winfield at 5:30 p.m.