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Lady Patriots win one, lose one in Tiny Day play

From staff reports • Apr 27, 2019 at 2:45 AM

GREENEVILLE — The Sullivan East softball team split a pair of pool-play games Friday in the Tiny Day-Red Edmonds Invitational.

Host Greeneville edged the Lady Patriots 8-7, but East turned around to take a 6-1 victory over Claiborne in three innings.

In their first game, the Lady Patriots rallied with a five-run fifth inning — the key hit Kylee Wolfe’s grand slam, her 15th home run of the season — to force a tie at 7. But Brylee Jones singled in the seventh to push across the winning run for the Lady Greene Devils.

Wolfe finished 2-for-3 with five RBIs, and Autumn Moore and Chelsea Sams scored two runs apiece. Katelyne Loudy (5-6) took the loss.

Jones also had a two-run shot for Greeneville, which topped Volunteer 5-2 in its second pool-play game of the day.

Against Claiborne, East doubled up the Lady Bulldogs in hits, 8-4. Loudy and Emma Timbs each went 2-for-2 and scored once, with Loudy also driving in one run. Hannah Scott singled, scored once and plated two runs, and Alie White scored twice.

Wolfe (9-2) earned the win. The only run she allowed came on Kaylee Cox’s home run in the top of the second.

David Crockett 4, Unicoi County 3

GREENEVILLE — Kara Weems homered and logged a successful outing from the circle and the Lady Pioneers won three of their four games in the Tiny Day-Red Edmonds Invitational.

Mackenzie Baldwin fit two doubles into a 3-for-3 effort for David Crockett, which beat West Greene 4-0, fell to Grainger 8-1 and topped Morristown West 6-3.

In the win over West, Baldwin homered, scored twice and finished 2-for-3. Jenna Davis contributed three RBIs.

Volunteer 4, Unaka 1

GREENEVILLE — Sydney Allen hurled a successful five innings and banged out a pair of hits in the Lady Falcons’ Tiny Day win.

Allie Chandler and Aliyah Crawley chimed in with two hits apiece, and both players doubled.

Tayla Potter and Erika Potter both went 1-for-2 for Unaka.

Unicoi County 9, North Greene 0

GREENEVILLE — Samanta Chavez went 3-for-3 with three RBIs and two runs scored for the Lady Blue Devils.

Chavez closed the scoring with a three-run home run in the fourth inning. Chloe Powers had already swatted a three-run triple.

Morristown West 3, Sullivan South 2

GREENEVILLE — Nicole Troutman ripped a pair of solo home runs for the Lady Rebels in the Tiny Day loss.



John Battle 7, Wise Central 3

BRISTOL, Va. — The Warriors were undone by eight walks, a hit batter and 10 stranded baserunners in their Mountain 7 District matchup with the Trojans.

Bryson Collins drove in two runs and Landon Elkins doubled, singled, walked once and scored a run for Central. Preston Joyner added a hit and an RBI.

Dylan Cunningham tripled and had two RBIs, and Micah Whitt and Nolan Sailor each rapped out a pair of hits for John Battle. Landon Moore pitched four innings and struck out six in picking up the win.

Science Hill 22, Cocke County 1, 5 innings

JOHNSON CITY — Andrew Miller, Alex Elmore and Jackson Hill combined for 10 RBIs, and the Hilltoppers scored all of their runs in the first two innings of their nonconference rout.

Miller drove in four runs and doubled twice in a 2-for-2 showing. Elmore and Hill plated three runs apiece.

Science Hill outhit the Fighting Cocks 18-1 in the five-inning game.


Boys Soccer

Dobyns-Bennett 3, Sullivan South 0

KINGSPORT — The Indians spread the wealth in earning a nondistrict win over the Rebels.

Sam Garcia opened scoring in the first half with a goal off an assist by Jack Perry. D-B added two more in the second — Marshall Palmer finding the back of the net unassisted and Spencer Correll scoring off a Brayden Conner assist — to wrap up the victory.

The Tribe took 21 shots — 10 of them on goal — to the Rebels’ seven. D-B keeper Jacob Park corralled four saves.