Elizabethton softball, baseball pick up wins

Published 9:54 pm Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The combination of Elizabethton’s Hannah Edwards’ bat and Lady Cyclone Kellie Cunningham’s arm allowed the Elizabethton to pick up its second straight win.
During a pitchers duel that saw a combined 22 strikeouts, the Lady Cyclones were able to fend off West Springfield, 2-0, during day three of the Grand Strand Classic in Myrtle Beach.
The game was scoreless up until the seventh inning when Edwards connected on a 2-RBI single that scored teammates Maci West and Kira Dillard, who had both reached on singles.
Cunningham, working her fourth straight game, tossed for seven innings. Cunningham finished the game with 12 strikeouts with three walks. Cunningham only had three hits against her.
The Lady Cyclones would manage six hits with EHS’s Kaylen Shell going 2-of-3.
As of Wednesday, Elizabethton was 2-1 in the Grand Strand Classic and will resume play today.
Elizabethton 10, University High 5
The Cyclones got in some nonconference action Tuesday as they hosted University High to Joe O’Brien Stadium.
EHS worked through six pitchers as they topped the Buccaneers 10-5.
At the plate, Cyclones Ryan Wetzel finished with two hits and three runs while teammate Evan Carter posted two hits, a double, and two runs.