|Osbourn earns fourth straight win for Lincoln
Freshman Wes Osbourn notched his fourth consecutive win to help lead Lincoln past Clay-Battelle, 9-4.
Osbourn came on in relief in the first inning and gave up one run on one hit in 6.1 innings, while striking out nine and walking just one.
"He's really been our top pitcher all year," Lincoln assistant coach Jack Williams said. "He's only a freshman, but he really does a good job of keeping hitters off balance. Wes has done an excellent job for us all year and really, when he's on the mound, we feel like we have a good chance of winning."
Seth Williams had two hits and drove in two runs to lead Lincoln (4-10), while Osbourn, Eli Fleece and Ryan Nuzum each added a pair of base hits.
n RITCHIE CO. 7, Doddridge Co. 6: Ritchie County rallied for a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to break a tie game and go on for a win over Doddridge County (7-9).
BenJo McKinney led the Bulldogs with two hits, including a double, and two RBIs. Teammate David Hoskinson added a double.
Doddridge County visits Paden City at 4:30 p.m. on Monday.
n DAVIS & ELKINS 3-11, West Virginia Wesleyan 0-5: George Wagner tossed a one-hitter, and teammate Billy Greenwell blasted his ninth home run of the year as Davis & Elkins (22-16, 13-7 WVC) swept West Virginia Wesleyan (22-18, 11-9).
In the first game, Wagner was in total control, fanning seven while walking just one. Pat Caufield had two hits for the Senators, while Greenwell had a two-run double. Nick Lehman added an RBI double for D&E.
In the second game, Greenwell went 3-for-4, including his home run. Aaron Taylor had three hits, including two doubles, and drove in five runs, while teammate Shaun Collen was 2-for-3 with two RBIs.
Travis DiGruttollo picked up the win and improved to 6-3.
Shawn Green and Billy Gorman each homered for West Virginia Wesleyan.