Sports around Carter County

Published 12:46 am Wednesday, March 11, 2020

FCA Flames….4
Hampton opened up the 2020 season with a win over the visiting FCA Flames at Scotty Bunton Field.
The Bulldogs had 11 hits in the contest as a quartet of players recorded a pair of hits including Weston Street, Caleb Royston, Josh Owens, and Josh Stout.
Stout accounted for three RBI’s as well in the contest. The Bulldogs were on the road to Washburn on Tuesday.
Daniel Boone….5
Daniel Boone jumped out front in the bottom of the second inning with four runs and never looked back as the Blazers took the season-opener 5-0 over the Cyclones.
The Cyclones were limited to only one hit which was picked up by catcher Karson Dillard. Evan Carter took the loss on the mound giving up four runs on six hits over four innings. Carter struck out six and didn’t issue a walk.
Elizabethton hosts Crockett today at the Twins Field with JV action followed by varsity play.
It was a short day for the Unaka Rangers in their season-opener as Providence Academy scored six in the third and tacked on nine more runs in the fourth to take the run-rule 15-2 decision.
Landon Ramsey was 2-for-3 with a double with Daniel Shearl, Nolan Bradley, James Seigfried, and Brandon Herbertt adding one hit apiece for the Rangers.
The Rangers used four pitchers on the day as Lucas Carr started and was followed by Kyler Townsend, Joe Slagle, and Mark Nealon who each worked an inning of relief.
Greeneville (Middle)…7
T.A. Dugger……………2
After the Jr. Cyclones scored a run in the bottom of the first and one in the second, the visiting Greeneville Middle Greene Devils took over in the top of the third scoring three runs to take a 4-2 lead that they wouldn’t relinquish.
All of the Jr. Cyclones runs came with the aid of a hit. A sacrifice bunt by Brayden Buckles scored the first run for TAD. Rhett Slagle took the tough loss for the Jr. Cyclones allowing two hits and four runs over two and two-thirds of an inning.
Slagle struck out one and issued one base on balls.
Game 1
North Greene…13
Cloudland……..  0
Game 2
North Greene….22
It was a tough day on the diamond for Cloudland as the Highlanders dropped a double-header dip to North Greene.
The Huskies plated 35 runs in the two games while Cloudland was unable to crack the goose egg on their side of the board.

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