High School Roundup
Draft Tops Eagles In Baseball, 3-2
STUARTS DRAFT — Junior starting pitcher Blake Burgener hit a two-run home run and went the distance to earn the win as Stuarts Draft High School beat East Rockingham 3-2 in a Shenandoah District baseball game Wednesday.
The Cougars improved to 3-10; the Eagles fell to 13-3.
Freshman infielder Dalton McGann went 3-for-4 with a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the seventh that scored junior outfielder Luke Rodgers, who went 2-for-3.
Junior shortstop Isaac Dean led East Rock, going 2-for-4 with an RBI.
East Rockingham 000 000 2 – 2 6 1
Stuarts Draft 000 200 1 – 3 11 1
Burgener and Gutt; Comer and Hensley. W—Burgener (na). L—Comer (3-2). HR—Draft: Burgener.
Turner Ashby Softball 1, James River 0: Sophomore right-hander Natalie Helmick pitched a complete-game two hitter with nine strikeouts and three walks as Turner Ashby High School edged James River 1-0 in a softball game Wednesday in Buchanan.
The Knights improved to 16-0; James River’s record was not available.
Sophomore Kierstin Roadcap’s RBI groundout in the third inning scored Olivia Cook, who reached on a single and advanced two bases on a Cana Davis hit and a passed ball.
Sophomore right fielder Sydney Sheffer had two hits to lead TA.
Turner Ashby 001 000 0 – 1 6 0
James River 000 000 0 – 0 2 0
Helmick and Bosley; Pincher and Lucado. W—Helmick (14-0). L—Pincher (na).