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Lady Colts Blast Five Homers In 20-3 Rout Of Grafton
by CHRISTIAN STULL

  The Philip Barbour Lady Colts’ softball team began the sectional tournament with a bang on Monday night as they dominated Grafton in a 20-3 victory. PB had 20 hits in the game including five home runs in the win. The squad traveled to Keyser on Tuesday, May 1, for the for a semifinals matchup with the Golden Tornados.  
  Emma Kennedy blasted two homers to lead the offense on a four-for-four night with seven RBIs and three runs scored. Sarah Jones matched the four-for-four effort and had one home run with two RBIs and two runs scored. Maddi jones hit a homer and went two-for-four on the night with two RBIs and three runs scored. Sarah Jones had the final homer for PB in a one-for-three performance with two RBIs. Amanda Reed gets the win on the mound going all five innings, allowing three earned runs on six hits with five strikeouts and no walks.  
  Earlier in the week, the Lady Colts wrapped up the regular season with a pair of Big 10 losses. In an 8-2 loss to Buckhannon-Upshur, Jyra Casto had an RBI triple and Shelby Collins had an RBI single. In an 8-0 shutout loss at Liberty, Maddi Jones, Erica Simon, and Shelby Collins had the only hits for PB. 
AB Women's Lacrosse Drops Road Contest At Findlay

  The Alderson Broaddus women's lacrosse team fell to the University of Findlay 24-0 on Friday afternoon in their regular-season finale.
  Erin Gallagher led the team with two caused turnovers while Fallyn Gonzales led the Battlers (6-12 overall, 5-7 G-MAC) with three ground balls and Allison Rogers, Gallagher and Rachel Gaspar all collected two ground balls for AB as well.
  Alex Shaffer and Haley Frost each had two shots on goal for the Battlers as Gonzales started in the net and had nine saves in the game. In relief, Emily Petrole finished in the net for AB and had five saves. Findlay's Rachel Heath started in the net and had one save while Brook Eicher finished in the goal and collect two saves.
  Leading the way offensively for the Oilers (13-3, 9-2) was Ciara Burud who finished with a game-high nine goals on 14 shots.
Lady Colts Tennis Fourth At Big 10, Boys Seventh
by CHRISTIAN STULL

  The Philip Barbour Lady Colts’ tennis team picked up a fourth place finish at the annual Big 10 Championships this week held at Lewis County. The team was led by Kilea Payne and Cloie Mosesso, who made it to the semifinals in their singles brackets, while Payne teamed with Haleigh White to make the semis in the number two double bracket.
  The boys’ team finished seventh in the tournament played at WV Wesleyan College with Cameron Whetzel and Dylan Wolfe each making the quarterfinals in their singles brackets. Whetzel and Wolf also teamed up at number two doubles to make the quarterfinals as did Trenton Chevalier and Ruston Seaman at number one doubles. The squads will play in the regional tournament this week which will be hosted by RCB and Lincoln.
PB Track Closes Regular Season At RCB
by CHRISTIAN STULL
  The Philip Barbour track teams finished up the 2018 regular season on Saturday in a meet at Robert C. Byrd High School. In an event the began late and saw several schools and many athletes leave early to get to their proms, the PB boys placed third with 81 points while the girls’ team took fourth with 43 points. Kasey Neville once again led the girls’ team scoring 20 points with wins in the shot put and discus. Neville tossed a personal best 41’ 4” in the shot. The 1600 run produced two scoring finishes with Kierra Hodge in second and Shania Keene in third.  
  The boys’ team was led by Tanner Faulkiner who placed first in the 100, second in the 200, and was a part of the second place 4x100 relay team. Nathan Riccio place second in the 100 and was third in the long jump, while Johnny Williams placed second in the 400, Noah Ward was second in the 1600, and the 4x800 team of Gabe Arevalo, Noah Ward, Daniel Weingart, and Johnny Williams took first place.  
  The team will head to North Marion on Thursday, May 9, for the regional championships with spots in the state meet on the line.
PB Baseball Tops Liberty 12-10
by CHRISTIAN STULL
 
  The Philip Barbour baseball team topped Big 10 foe 12-10 at PB this week. On Monday night, the squad hosted two top 10 Class AA squads with the Colts dropping a 14-1 loss to #5 Frankfort then losing a very close 4-1 game to #6 East Fairmont.  
  The Colts wrap up the regular season this week with a home game on Wednesday against Elkins followed by a doubleheader at Tygarts Valley on Thursday and trip to Buckhannon Upshur on Friday. The sectional tournament will begin next week with the Colts likely to be traveling to Keyser for the first round.
AB Football Announces Football Summer Camp Dates

  The Alderson Broaddus football team will be hosting a pair of camps this upcoming summer at the University.
  On Friday, June 15th, they will be hosting a youth camp for students in first through eighth grade. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the camp to follow from 9 a.m. until noon.
  AB will also be hosting a prospect camp on Sunday, June 17th, at the stadium. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. with the camp to follow until 4 p.m.
This Week In Sports

Wednesday, May 2
PB Tennis at Reginal Championships *at RCB and Lincoln
PB Baseball vs. Elkins 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 3
PB Tennis at Regional Championships *at RCB and Lincoln
PB Baseball at Tygarts Valley 5 p.m. *double header
ABU Track at G-MAC Championships
Friday, May 4
PB Tennis at Regional Championships *at RCB and Lincoln
PB Track at Big 10 Championships *at Buckhannon-Upshur
PB Baseball at Buckhannon- Upshur 7:30 p.m.
ABU Baseball at Ohio Valley University 1 p.m. *doubleheader
Saturday, May 5
PB Tennis at Regional Championships *at RCB and Lincoln
ABU Baseball vs. Ohio Valley University 4 p.m.
Monday, May 7
PB Baseball sectionals begin TBD