'No easy way' to beat Warhill pitcher Rochard in 2016

There was a stretch early in the Williamsburg Starz Gold softball travel team's summer when coach Tom Bunn, who also coaches Warhill, had the travel squad fine-tuning its small-ball approach.

The bunts and sacrifices gave Starz Gold pitcher Jordan Dail flashbacks to the end of high school season when she was out-dueled by summer teammate and Warhill ace Keely Rochard in the 3A championship game last month. Offense wasn't the Lions' forte in the title run. They won both semifinal games 2-0, including the title bout over Dail and Brookville, which had won two straight titles.

Manufacturing runs was the name of the game for Warhill.

"Yeah, that's how you guys always...