Blacksburg beat North Roanoke 14-3 in 5 innings on Monday. Ethan Goforth and Eli Straw led Blacksburg with three hits each. Straw was 3-3 with 2 doubles and a single, while Goforth was 3-4 with 2 triples and a double. Adam Linkous and Jack Madigan both went 2-3. Hal Hughes was 1-1 and drew 2 walks. Adam Linkous pitched 2 innings, allowing just one hit. Ethan Goforth pitched 2 innings, giving up 1 run on 3 hits and 2 Ks. Morgan McCoy closed the game by pitching one hitless inning, striking out one.
With this win, Blacksburg has advanced to the final four of the State Tournament, and will play at 8PM on Tuesday.