Elizabethton 9, Sullivan Central 6 (softball)
The Lady Cyclones took an early lead and then held on for the win in their home opener.

Elizabethton built up a 9-0 lead over the first six innings – including a 6-0 lead after the first three innings. The Lady Cougars started a rally in the final inning, but EHS was able to stop the run and take the win.

Maggie Johnson went 4-for-4 with three RBI at the plate to lead EHS, while Madisun Pritchard, Kira Dillard and Kaylen Shell each had two hits.

In the circle, Pritchard picked up the win as she allowed just four hits in just over four innings of work.


Happy Valley 9, Sullivan Central 3 (baseball)
A steady dose of offense carried the Warriors to a victory on Tuesday evening.

After Happy Valley took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, Sullivan Central answered with two runs in the top of the second. However, the Warriors plated two runs of their own and then added runs in each of the remaining innings to take the win.

Bryce Carter, Bart Wilson, Zac Workman and Jacob Absher had two runs apiece. Absher had three RBI, while Carter and Wilson had two RBI each.

On the mound, Travis Whitson hurled HV to the win as he allowed just three earned runs on two hits with six strikeouts.

Unaka 10, Sullivan North 5 (softball)
The Lady Rangers rolled to a victory on Tuesday evening.

Unaka jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning and pushed it to 7-0 after the second.

Madison Pierce and Erika Potter had three hits apiece, while Kendall Bare, Sarah Elliott, Alana Parsons Kiki Forney and Lilie Kiser each added a hit.

Sadie Shoun pitched a complete game in the circle as she allowed just four earned runs on six hits with seven strikeouts.

Elizabethton 7, Sullivan East 2 (baseball)
The Cyclones jumped out to a 4-0 lead and never looked back on Tuesday.

EHS got the 4-0 lead in part to a three-run homerun by Cooper Tipton. After Elizabethton added a run in the fourth, East added a pair of runs in the home side of the fifth. The Cyclones, however, secured the game with two runs in the top of the seventh.

Karson Dillard was 2-for-3 at the plate, while Matthew Dailey was had two RBI. Nico Ashley, Jaden Anderson, Rollins, Tipton and Dailey each finished with a hit.

On the mound, Dailey picked up the win as he went five innings and allowed just one earned run on five hits. Ashton Wilson had four strikeouts and allowed just one hit in two innings of relief.

South Greene 5, Cloudland 1 (baseball)
South Greene 8, Cloudland 1
The ‘Landers were unable to sneak past South Greene in a nonconference doubleheader.

Collin Morgan recorded a homerun as part of a 2-for-2 performance in game one, while Dillon Johnson and Morgan combined to limit the Rebels to just two earned runs on six hits on the mound.

In the second game, Dave Ramey, Elisha Guinn and Johnson each added a hit. On the mound, Josh Stevens allowed just two earned runs on the mound. Brayden Christman held South Greene to just three hits in 3.2 innings of work.