Thursday Baseball Round-up: HV, Unaka pick up wins; Bulldogs drop game

Carter County Sports

Happy Valley 9, South Greene 4
The Warriors continued a hot start to the season with a non-conference victory over Thursday afternoon.

HV plated four runs in the top of the first but saw the Buffaloes trim the advantage to 4-3 in the home side of the third. The Warriors, however, erupted for three runs in the fourth and two more in the fifth to pull away for the win.

Nolan Easlic had a banner day at the plate as he went 3-for-3 with two RBI. Eli Fleenor was 3-for-3 with an RBI, while Will Hampton went 2-for-4 at the plate.

On the mound, Easlic picked up the win in five innings of work as he allowed just three runs on five hits with nine strikeouts. Jacob Godsey earned the save.

Unaka 4, Twin Springs (Va.) 0
The Rangers took care of business on Thursday evening against their Virginia foe.

With two runs in the first and single runs in the fourth and fifth, Unaka picked up the win on Stoney Creek.

On the mound, John Ramsey threw a masterful game for the win. Ramsey pitched a no-hitter over six innings of work while striking out 16 batters.

At the plate, Blake King, Davy Ensor, Daniel Ensor and Hunter Rice all recorded a hit. Bryson Street had two RBI for Unaka.

Providence 15, Hampton 5
The Bulldogs were unable to keep the momentum going from their season-opening win against a tough Providence squad.

The Bulldogs saw Gavin Hardin record a two-run homer over the right-field wall, while Dru Owens had three stolen bases and recorded two hits. Caleb Oaks added a triple.

On the mound, Gavin Hardin was handed the loss.

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