Apprentice School set a single-season baseball record with its 31st victory, defeating Rappahannock Community College 8-4 Wednesday at War Memorial Stadium in Hampton.
The Builders trailed 4-0 before a five-run sixth inning in which their first seven batters got hits. RBI doubles by Devorn Lake and Cody Seals and a two-run double by Ryan Hendrickson boosted the Builders (31-8). ...
Alex Close drove in six runs in the first two innings as
Thanks in part to Close's grand slam, the Flames (23-20) led 12-0 after two innings. ...
VMI (19-26) ended a seven-game slide by beating Norfolk State 9-4, capitalizing on three passed balls and season-high six errors by the Spartans (15-22).
Brandon Angus batted 3-for-6 for VMI. For NSU, Robert Reaume was 2-for-4 with two RBI, while Cameron Day went 2-for-4 with two runs and an RBI. ...
Practically the Cavaliers' entire lineup contributed offensively. Brandon Downes was 3-for-4 with four runs and three RBI, Reed Gragnani was 2-for-3 with four RBI and a run, Mike Papi was 2-for-3 with three runs and two RBI, and Nick Howard was 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBI.
JMU's biggest highlight was Conner Brown's third-inning grand slam, which gave the Dukes (18-22) a brief 6-5 lead.
Hampton’s Keiara Avant made the Virginia Sports Information Directors all-state first team, while ODU’s Shae Kelley and