Pocahontas Baseball Wins Sectional Championship

Dunmore, West Virginia – The Pocahontas Warriors are the 2012 West Virginia Class A Region 3 Section 1 baseball champions. The scrappy Warriors defeated rival Richwood 11-2 on Saturday, May 12 to seize the sectional crown. Brandon Hamons pitched a complete game for the win.

The Warriors will play Valley-Fayette in Smithers in a one-game regional championship during the week of May 21. The Greyhounds have a 23-8 overall record and defeated PCHS in the regional championship game last year. The Warriors are 15-10 overall, the best record in school history.

Tune in to Noon Hour Magazine or see alleghenymountainradio.org on Monday for a complete game report.

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Heather Niday

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