Prep roundup: Falcons fall to Mountaineers

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MADISON — Central’s softball team hung tough with top-seeded Madison County but still came up short in a 1-0 loss in the Bull Run District softball tournament semifinals on Tuesday.

The game was scoreless through four, but the Mountaineers scored a run in the fifth and were able to make it hold up.

Morgan Davis, Sydney Plum, Bekah Ansbro and Mikayla Viar each had a single for the Falcons (11-10). Ansbro took the loss, giving up just six hits, while striking out six.

Madison County hosts second-seeded Clarke County in Thursday’s final. The Falcons will play on the road in the Region B tournament on Monday.

James Wood 7, Skyline 0

FRONT ROYAL — James Wood’s Kierstyn Peacoe had a stellar all-around game in leading the Colonels to a 7-0 upset victory over Skyline in the Northwestern District softball tournament championship on Tuesday.

Peacoe fired a complete-game shutout for the win, striking out 11 while only allowing five hits and a walk.

At the plate, Peacoe was 2-for-3 with two doubles, two RBIs, a walk and a run scored for the Colonels.

Also for third-seeded James Wood (9-12), Rachel Largent was 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored, and Tori Armel and Taylor Rizzari each had two hits and an RBI.

Sarah Beamer pitched and took the loss for No. 1 seed Skyline. Beamer allowed 12 hits and struck out three.