Unaka 14, Cloudland 4
The Lady Rangers jumped out early and then kept Cloudland at bay for a road league win.
Unaka scored seven runs in the opening frame and pushed the lead to 11-0 in the top of the third. The Lady ‘Landers, however, continued to battle with three runs in the bottom of the third but were unable to rally and close the gap any further.
Haley Taylor had three hits, three RBI, and three runs scored to lead Unaka, while Kylie Blevins and Mattie Salyer had three hits each. Jill Faust and Kendall Barton had three RBI and two hits a piece.
Trinity Bowers picked up the win as she allowed three earned runs on six hits.
Ryan Turbyfill and Eowyn McCoury had two hits a piece to lead Cloudland at the plate, while Cora Gibbs had a hit and an RBI.
Elizabethton 7, Sullivan East 1
The Lady Cyclones took care of business on the road Tuesday night.
Elizabethton plated two runs in the second, two more in the fourth, and two more in the fifth to take a 6-1 lead into the closing stages.
Mollie Johnson was 3-for-4 at the plate, while Sadie Williams had three RBI and two hits. Hannah Morgan added two RBI to the Elizabethton cause.
Cheyenne Poiroux and Ember Jensen had two hits apiece.
In the circle, Lela Byrd allowed just one unearned run on three hits to take the win. She struck out eight batters.
Elizabethton 15, Volunteer 5
The Cyclones jumped out early and never looked back.
Elizabethton raced out to a 12-0 lead through the first four innings to take complete control over the Falcons.
JD Hooks was 4-for-4 with two RBI, while Steven Meadows went 3-for-4 with two RBI. Peyton Johnson finished the game with two hits and two RBI.
Bryson Rowland and Jack Farris each had two hits and an RBI as well for the Cyclones.
Johnson picked up the win as he went nearly five innings and struck out six batters. He allowed just three earned runs on six hits.
Johnson County 10, Happy Valley 0
The Warriors were unable to get anything going on Tuesday in Mountain City.
Tucker Shoun went 1-for-2 at the plate to lead the Warriors.
Drew Blevins recorded six strikeouts on the mound for HV.
Hancock County 5, Hampton 4
Hampton 11, Hancock County 2
The Bulldogs split a pair of non-conference games on Tuesday.
In the first game, Hancock scored the game’s final three runs to take a 5-4 win.
Elisha Henson had two RBI and a hit, while Chance Point had a double and an RBI.
On the mound, Josh Whitson struck out six batters in just over three innings of work.
In the second game, Hampton plated three runs in each of the first three innings and never looked back to take the win.
Brody Hicks was 3-for-4 with three RBI, while Jaden Kuhn had two RBI. Henson and Point added two hits apiece.
Johnathan Greenwell picked up the win on the mound as he struck out eight batters and allowed just two earned runs on four hits.
Washburn 5, Unaka 4
Washburn 4, Unaka 3
The Rangers dropped a pair of tight games on Tuesday.
In the first game, Unaka stormed back in the top of the final inning to take a 4-3 lead, but Washburn answered in the home side with two runs of their own to take the win.
Micah Gray had two RBI, while five Rangers recorded hits.
On the mound, Landon Ramsey struck out seven batters and allowed three earned runs on no hits in three innings of work.
In the second game, Unaka mounted a rally in the final innings but came up a run short of tying the game.
Logan Lewis and Ramsey had two hits a piece, while Jacob Nidiffer had two RBI.
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