Elizabethton 7, Johnson County 2 (baseball)
The Cyclones methodically pulled away to take a Three Rivers road win on Monday afternoon in Mountain City.
Elizabethton broke onto the board with a run in the opening frame and then pushed the lead to 3-0 in the second. The Cyclones added single runs in the third, fourth, and fifth innings to take a commanding lead.
Zak Workman had two hits and two RBI to lead the Cyclones, while Cade Russell also added two RBI. Jaden Anderson finished 2-for-3 at the plate.
On the mound, Ashton Wilson picked up the win as he allowed just four hits on the day and struck out five Longhorn batters. Peyton Johnson had three solid innings of relief work as he allowed just two earned runs on two hits with five strikeouts.
For Johnson County, Seth Conder was 2-for-2 at the plate, while Matt Mowery and Jackson Earnhart had two hits apiece.
Providence Academy 9, Hampton 5 (baseball)
The Bulldogs were unable to hold on in the late stages as the Knights took advantage of Hampton errors to take the win.
The Bulldogs led 3-0 after three complete innings and held a slim 3-2 going to the fifth. Providence, however, plated five runs in the home side of the fifth to take the lead.
Hampton looked to rally in the top of the seventh, but was unable to keep the run going after scoring two runs.
Parker Henry led the way as he was 3-for-4 with two RBI, while Chance Point recorded two hits.
On the mound, Caleb Royston was handed the hard-fought loss. Royston allowed five earned runs on seven hits with six strikeouts.
Sullivan North 15, Hampton 2 (softball)
The Lady Bulldogs were unable to overcome a quick Sullivan North start.
The Lady Raiders took an 8-0 lead in the first two innings and never looked back.
Sara Orr had two RBI, while Sophia Cable, Madison Setlock, Hailey Beverly, Abigail Willis and Alley Shore each had a hit for the Lady Bulldogs.
Unaka 12, South Greene 2 (softball)
The Lady Rangers used a big fourth and fifth inning to pull ahead and never looked back.
After South Greene tied the game at 2-2 in the top of the fourth, the Lady Rangers plated four runs in the home side of the frame and added five more in the fifth to pull ahead.
Lyndie Ramsey was 2-for-3 with four RBI to lead the way at the play for Unaka, while Hailey Gilman, Trinity Bowers and Sadie Shoun each had two RBI apiece.
Kailey Wilson and Kylie Blevins each added a RBI as well.
In the pitching circle, Shoun pitched a gem for the win as she allowed just two unearned runs on three hits with five strikeouts.
For coverage of Elizabethton Softball’s win over Johnson County, click here.