Elizabethton 11, Sullivan Central 0 (Baseball)
The Cyclones put an exclamation point on perfection in Three Rivers play on Tuesday night.
Elizabethton rolled to an 11-0 win to finish district play with a perfect 12-0 mark. EHS jumped out with four runs in the top of the first and added four more in the top of the second to fully seize control.
From there, Elizabethton was never challenged as EHS outhit Central 13-1.
Evan Carter, Evan Perkins, Jacob Mullins and Matthew Dailey each had two hits for Elizabethton. Perkins and Dailey had three and two RBIs, respectively.
On the mound, Dailey was dominated as he struck out eight Cougar batters while limiting Central to just one hit in five innings of work.
Sullivan North 3, Hampton 1 (Baseball)
The Bulldogs were unable to edge back ahead of Sullivan North on Tuesday.
After the teams each put a run on the board in the first inning, the Raiders took a 3-1 lead in the third inning. Hampton continued to battle, but was unable to get the tying run across the plate.
Morgan Lyons had one hit to lead the way for the Bulldogs. On the mound, Josh Owens allowed just three earned runs on nine hits for Hampton.
University High 10, Unaka 0 (baseball)
The Rangers were unable to battle back from an early deficit at UH on Tuesday.
The Bucs took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first and added two more in the third. Unaka stayed within striking distance until the fifth when UH secured the win with six runs.
Daniel Shearl, Davy Ensor and John Ramsey each had a hit for the Rangers. Bryson Street gave up seven runs on eight hits on the mound.
Unaka 11, North Greene 6 (softball)
Unaka jumped out early and then kept North Greene at bay for a key District 1-A win.
The Lady Rangers put four runs on the board in the first inning and extended the lead to 7-2 going to the fifth. After Unaka increased the lead to seven runs in the fifth inning, North Greene closed the gap with a four-run inning of their own.
UHS, however, answered with two runs in the home side of the frame to leave no doubt.
Taylor Shanks had an impressive day to lead the way as she recorded a 4-for-4 performance at the plate with three RBIs, while Sadie Shoun had three hits. Madison Pierce, Erika Potter and Kendall Bare had two hits each.
In the circle, Shoun picked up the win as she allowed just six earned runs on nine hits.
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