Appalachian State commit Delani Buckner was flawless. She threw 5-innings of no-hit softball while striking out 10 batters as Herbert Hoover beat Bridgeport, 8-0, in the Class AA Region 2 opener.
The same two teams will meet tomorrow in Charleston, with the Tribe needing a win to keep its state tournament hopes alive.
Other scores from around the area:
AAA Region 1: Wheeling Park 5, Morgantown 1
AA Region 1: Petersburg 5, East Fairmont 4
A Region 1: Wheeling Central 2, Ritchie County 2
A Region 1: Clay-Battelle & Moorefield, PPD