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The Glenville Pathfinder - Glenville, WV 26351 The Glenville Democrat- Thursday, April 9, 2015 - Page 7 Gilmer Sports Scene To share sports news with this paper, call the office at 304.462.7309; FAX 304.462.7300 All .About That Base GSC BASEBALL GSC Pioneers Swept by A/demon Broaddus (I I-13/I-6) The Pioneers went through six pitchers in just the first game at the Morris complex last Tuesday, March 3 1, as they attempted to find an an- swer to the heavy hitting Battlers. GSC took the lead with nine runs in the bottom of the sixth, but Alderson Broadus answered with eight points in the top of the seventh before shut- ting the Pioneers down in the bottom. AB took that one, 1 3-1 1. Former GCHS Titan Karl Bennington took the mound to start game two. He recorded five strikeouts and held the Battlers to four hits and only a single run through five innings. The two teams would go a full eight innings with five runs in the final inning giving AB the win, 6-1, to sweep the Pioneers. GSC and Shepherd Split," (3-6 SU/ 8-5 GSC) The GSC Pioneers traveled to Shepherdstown last Saturday, April 4 for an Easter weekend double-header with the Shepherd Rams. After falling just short in game one (6-3), the Pioneers started game two strong with Bennington on the mound. The hurler hit a rough ptfint in the top of the fourth allowing the Rams to score five. Kenney Finzel came in to wrap up the victory for the Pioneers (8-5). GSC SOFTBALL II I IIIlll A Weekly Baseball and Softball Wrap-Up Hilltoppers Win Two Over Lady -- --G-CIS BASEB-ALL Pioneers (I-3/I-4) Lady Pioneers went to the plate and were struck 6ut 1 2 times in game one in We st Liberty on Saturday, April 4. This was in rtute to a, 1-3, loss.to the Hilltoppers. Game two ws no better, as the Lady Pioneers hits or stolen bases into multiple points. The ladies took that loss, 1-4.., ........ GCHS SOFTBALL ' Lady Titans Rally Late for Win over Lewis County (7-5) 'The Lady Tit.ans allowed the LCHS Ladies to score only five points off seven hits last Wednesday, April 1, with Madison Furr on the mound. That victory an be Credited to con- sistent plate action for the Lady Ti- tans. Furr, early Somerville, and Haley Wanstreet all contributed two RBI. The Lady Titans took the win, 7-5. Wirt Coun Pitcher TOO Much for Lady Titans to Handle (3-13) The I,ady Titans were struck out on eight trips to flie plate last Thursday, April 2. The Wirt Lady Tigers would get the win in even innings, 1 3-3. One bright spot for the Lady Titans was freshman slugger Allie Garrett who used a double in the bottom of the fourth to bring in two runs:. Titans Drop Two to G. Harrison (0-7) and Notre Dame (1-11) The CKHS Baseball team was shut- out by the South Harrison Hawks in the Titan home opener last Monday, March 30, 0-7. Despite struggling at the plate, sophomore Chandler Ferguson hit a double for the Titans. The next day, the Titans traveled north to face the Irish of Notre Drone. The pair last met in the State Quarterfinal in May. Notre Dame showed no mercy on the Titans as they beat them in five innings, 1 1-1. Carter Springer used a triple in the top of the second to bring in the Titans only score. Titans Hold On for Win Over Wirt Tigers (10-6) Despite getting out to an early lead, the Titans ahnost let a home contest with the Wirt Tigers slip away on Thursday, April 2. After the Tigers used four points in the top of the fifth to make it a two- point ball game, the Titans sent Ferguson to the mound to clean things up. With six strike outs in those final imfings, Ferguson led the Titans to a, 10-6, victory. The Titans were also very hot at the plate with multiple doubles! Lady Pioneers Drop Double- Header to AB (1-15/2-6) The Lady Pioneers could not get their bats swinging when they played host to AB on Wednesday, April 1. The Lady Battlers won both Contests in the double-header. Now What? - Another Seasonal Transition After years of following sports, one would think I would be use to this by now, but I'm not. I hate transitioning from one sport to another. Whether it be from foot- ball to basketball or basketball to base- ball/softball/track, the change in sport seasons is always rough for me. I really became invested in basket- ball this season. Now, it is truly over. On the natioual level, Wisconsin ended up busting the brackets of mil- lions with their win over Kentucky. Honestly, by that point, I had quit following the games anyway (I was still bitter at Louisville). Obviously, I didn't win my pool despite leading the pack through the Elite Eight (whom I perfectly predicted). Normally, I am excited for the re- turn of outdoor sports. I am a huge photography fan, and nothing com- pares to the quality of real sun light. This year, I am just not feeling that joy quite yet. Baseball and softball season are now well on their way, and track mid field has started making their rounds of meets, also. The high school and college are full of talent (as are the local little league teams). I think this transition may be the roughest because it means in less than two months, sports will be taking a short summer break. Those two months (June/July) are always the hardest for me. I fight to find the perfect stories. With that in mind, I want you all to make my summer a bit easier! What are the stories you want to hear'? Is there a former GCIIS/GSC athlete you want to catch up with'? Are there races or events that you want to see covered'? Is there a special interest opportunity being missed? Share your topics! Until then, look forward to lots of stories from the ball park, some track and field, and even a bit of spring ball! Minnie. Hamilton Health 5gstem ' Your Partner In Health 921 Mineral Road Glenville, WV 304-462-7322 i I !1 i ' Monday 50' Shrimp, *2 drafts, and Wednesday "Battle of the Burgers[" 60, wings and Fish Fry[ Baked Steak[ Tuesday ,,Italian Night,, All YOU Can Eat Pasta! Thursday Saturday Pizza Specials! AII-Rmerican Cookout! SeafoodNight Many New West Virginia Beers: Long Point Lager, Blackwater Oatmeal Stout. Big Timber Porter, Briage Brew Draculin IPA! ~ ~ ~ proudly presented by ~ ~ ~ The 61envi,lle,0000,00lnn There's no better time than Springtime to start coming out to support the G/liner County teams! Frreservation, ca// 3o4.462.ss The alenville Inn Team: Date: Opponent: GSC Softball - Women 04/09/15 West Virginia Tech (DH) GCHS Baseball - Boys 04/10/15 Williamst0wn GCHS Baseball - Boys 04/11/15 Charleston Catholic GSC Baseball - Men 04/l 1/15 Charleston (DH) GSC Softball - Women 04/11/15 Concord (DH) GSC Baseball - Men 04/12/15 Charleston (DH) GSC Softball - Women 04/12/15 UVA-Wise (DH) GCHS Baseball-Boys 04/14/15 Webster C0unty GCHS Baball - Boys 04/15/15 Wilt County GSC Baseball - Men 04/15/15 Fairm0nt State (DH) GSE Softball- Women 04/15i15 Ohio Valley (DH) Location: Glenville, WV Home Home Glenville, WV Athens, WV GlenviUe, WV Wise, VA Away Away Fairm0nt, WV Glenville, WV Time: 2:00 p,m.- 4:00 p.m. 5p.m. 7p.m. I:00 p,m. 3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. h00p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 5p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.