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VHSL softball, baseball and lacrosse semifinals

ROANOKE, Va. – On the Class 3 softball diamond, Rustburg defeated Lord Botetourt 4-0 to advance to the State Championship game. It was a masterful pitching performance by UVA commit Eden Bigham. She pitched her 4th perfect game of the season, tallying 18 strikeouts in the process.

“I felt really warmed up once I got out there, like, I felt really comfortable with where I was at. We didn’t come at them at the very beginning but towards the middle, it gave me a lot of comfort out there having 4 runs on the board,” Bigham said.

Other scores from Tuesday night included:

Softball:

Class 1 - Auburn defeats Eastside, 4-1

Class 3 - Rustburg defeats Lord Botetourt, 4-0

Baseball:

Class 1 - Auburn defeats Chilhowie, 2-0

Class 3 - Abingdon defeats LCA, 4-3

Girls Lacrosse:

Class 4 - Western Albemarle defeats Rockbridge Co., 17-7

Class 5 - Douglas Freeman defeats Patrick Henry, 13-8

Boys Lacrosse:

Class 4 - E.C. Glass defeats Western Albemarle, 10-7

Class 5 - Riverside defeats Patrick Henry, 20-3


About the Authors:

Eric is no stranger to the Roanoke Valley. He is a Roanoke native and proud graduate of William Fleming High School.

John serves as the Sports Director at WSLS 10. From Virginia Tech, to NASCAR and everything in between, WSLS 10 Sports covers the names making big plays in the NBA, NFL, NHL and MLB.