Tuesday Round-up: Rangers, Cyclones pitch way to wins

Sullivan East 2, Happy Valley 0 (baseball)
The Warriors were unable to break through in a pitcher’s duel on Monday evening.

Happy Valley was unable to get anything going offensively while the Warrior pitching staff limited HV to just five hits in the game.

Michael Harrah pitched just under five innings for the Warriors and allowed just one unearned run on five hits with six strikeouts.


Unaka 12, Hampton 0 (Baseball)
Unaka jumped out in the second inning and never looked back.

The Rangers plated seven runs in the second inning and pushed the lead to nine runs in the third. The Bulldogs continued to battle but was unable to overcome four errors.

Daniel Shearl was 3-for-3 at the plate, for Unaka, while Bryson Street added two hits to the Ranger cause. Josh Owens, Morgan Lyons and Caleb Royston each had a hit for Hampton.

On the mound, John Ramsey struck out 12 battles and allowed just three hits to earn the win.

Sullivan East 10, Happy Valley 0 (softball)
The Lady Warriors were unable to overcome a slow start on Tuesday afternoon.

After plating three runs in the top of the first, the Lady Patriots methodically pulled away for the win.

Macy Puckett was 2-for-2 for Happy Valley, while Megan Tittle and Laura Rice each added a hit. In the circle, Olivia Absher allowed just six earned runs on eight hits.

Elizabethton 7, Unicoi County 0 (baseball)
The Cyclones pitched a shutout in Erwin.

Matthew Dailey went just over six innings of work on the mound and struck out 12 Devil batters while allowing just two hits. Lawson Wagner picked up the last out for the Cyclones with a strikeout.

Elizabethton, who led 4-0 after the first inning, was paced by two hits apiece from Karson Dillard, Jaden Anderson, Dailey and Wagner. Bryson Rollins and Nico Ashley each added a hit.

For a photo gallery and recap of Elizabethton softball’s sweep of Johnson County, click here.

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