Tuesday Round-up: Unaka Outduels Flames; Lady Warriors, Lady ‘Landers Take Shut Out Wins



University High 10, Hampton 3 (baseball)
The Bulldogs fell short in a district clash on the road.

Hampton jumped out to a 2-1 lead after the first inning, but UH added four runs in the bottom of the second to seize control of the contest. Hampton continued to battle, but was unable to get back in the lead.

Josh Owens was 3-for-3 with three RBI to lead the Hampton effort at the plate.

Josh Whitson allowed four earned runs in just his second career start.

Unaka 1, Flames 0 (baseball)
The Rangers won a pitching duel on Tuesday.

Unaka found just enough offense to take a nonconference clash with the FCA Flames as Luke Carr allowed just four hits with five strikeouts in just under seven innings of work.

Mark Nealon earned the win in relief work as he was solid as well.

Kyler Townsend scored as a pinch-runner in the bottom of the seventh to send Unaka to the win.

Elizabethton 8, David Crockett 4 (softball)
The Lady Cyclones won a thriller to celebrate Senior Night.

Elizabethton erased a one-run sixth-inning deficit in a big way as they plated five runs in the home side of the sixth to take a victory in nonconference action

Ember Jensen and Emma O’Quinn had two RBI apiece. O’Quinn and Cheyenne Poiroux had two hits apiece for EHS.

In the pitching circle, Madisun Pritchard tallied nine strikeouts while allowing just two earned runs on 10 hits.

Happy Valley 6, Sullivan Central 0 (softball)
Abby Holt and the Lady Warriors rolled on Tuesday.

Happy Valley plated two runs in the first and three more in the second and never looked back against the Lady Cougars.

Holt recorded 10 strikeouts in the pitching circle and allowed just five hits in a complete game shut out.

Reagan Street had three hits to lead HV, while Laura Rice, Olivia Absher, Cierra Southerland and Aleah Grindstaff had two hits apiece.

Cloudland 5, Sullivan East 0 (softball)
Cloudland took care of business in a nonconference tilt on Tuesday afternoon.

Karah Fields held the Lady Patriots to just four hits. Taylor Hicks and Jasmine Birchfield added a pair of hits, while Gracie Freeman, Marlee Hughes, Ella Benfield, and Fields each added a hit.


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