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Tri- Star Titans vs 323 Red
The Tri-Star Titans and 323 Red were both off to a slow start offensively due to a solid pitching performance by Jones (323 Red) and Meredith ( Tri- Star Titans). However, the bats came alive later in game. Wheeley’s big day offensively allowed the Titans to take the lead as Wheeley drove in three runs with a drive over the right field wall. It was a back and forth game until 323 Red took the lead in the fifth by a two-run single off the bat of Seritt. Seritt gets the win on the mound after a late game comeback (332 Red 12- Tri-Cities Titans 11).
Mission Baseball vs Thunder
Mission baseball pitching performance by Jacob Elrod was incredible the whole game and held
the thunder offense to five runs. Ryan Lay held Mission baseball early on but Mission baseball
was able to knock lay out of the game. Mission baseball had quality at bats all day verse thunder
in their short four inning game. Mission baseball offensive attack was led by Ryan Mchgee and
Ollie Carter. Thunder early on had some quality hits from Taylor Duggan, Braden Malone and
Ryan Lay. However, this game ended early with a run rule in the fourth inning by a three run
homerun off the bat of Will Pettway.
Exposure Black 16u vs Kentucky Mustang Arsenal
Kentucky Mustang Arsenal and Exposure Black 16u was a back and forth battle from the first
inning to the last inning. Levi Martin (Exposure) held the Arsenal to three runs through three
innings until Will Pryor took over on the bump. Pryor’s first inning of work he went three up
three down with three very quick outs. The Exposure offense was led by Ryan Langford, and
Hunter Shoemaker. The Arsenal offense was led by Christian Howe and Kyle Compton but was
only able to push three runs across. Until Ryan Nelson (Exposure) relieved Pryor (Exposure) in
the last inning. The Arsenal ended up coming back in the bottom of the sixth inning to win the
game with a three-run walk double by the bat of Jaden Larmour.
Tri-Star Crusaders vs Fury 18u
Will Varner started on the bump for the Tri-Star Crusaders and cruised through
the line up giving up zero runs the entire game. Tri-Star Crusaders started off the game
hot by adding a run in every inning of play. The Crusaders attack was led by multiple
bats such as Chase McBryor, Clay Shelton and Cole Janeway. The Crusaders offense was
relentless taking extra bases and driving balls into the gaps. Key (Fury starting pitcher)
was able to hold the crusaders offense from a big inning but still gave up a few runs
each inning. The Fury bats were quiet the whole day as they were shutout by Varner.
Riverdogs vs Stix
Evan Maples, the starting pitcher for Stix, was in the zone all game long. He mixed his
pitches well and kept the Riverdog bats off balanced for the most part. The Stix offense was led
by Webster, Smith, and Raby and only scored two runs. Riverdogs starting pitcher Mansfield
also threw a very good ballgame. Mansfield only allowed two runs through four innings to a
very talented Stix’s lineup. The Riverdogs offense was led by Schrock, Prater and Boehm but
was unable to produce a run during the game. Gibby entered in the bottom of the fifth with
runners on first and third. He managed to escape the inning scoreless with a double rundown
double play. Stix beat the Riverdogs five to zero in seven innings.
East TN Elite vs Fury
East TN Elite starting pitcher Carson Whaley attacked the zone and produced contact that
allowed his defense to make plays. Caleb Berry was behind the dish and showed excellent
blocking skills and a plus arm keeping the Fury runners still on the bags. East TN Elite powerful
first inning six run attack was led by Carson Whaley, Blake Hubble, Blake Hughes, Caleb Berry,
Justin Kincaid, Colby Abbott and Riley Heaton. Riley Heaton took over on the bump during the
fifth inning and ended the game with a double play.
Cross Hit vs TN Prime
Luke Fleming starting pitcher for CrossHit was exceptional on the mound. He went five innings
only allowing two runs to a talented TN Prime lineup. TN Prime starting pitcher Syers started
out hot and only allowed one run to CrossHit. TN Prime offense was led by Boyd and Grant
Livesay but they only managed to scratch across three runs. At first, the CrossHIt bats were
cold to start off the game. However, with a big fifth and sixth inning by Hunter Thayton, Jonah
Patton, Luke Fleming and Kannon Lewis. CrossHit took a commanding lead in the sixth inning
and added to the lead in the seventh inning to beat TN Prime eleven to three.
Revolution vs Fury
Revolution scored the first run of the game, but Fury answered with a quick five runs in
the bottom of the first. Furies offensive was led by Jared Fisher, Will Emery, Josh Crosswell,
Caden Posey and Blake Mosey. Guthrle started on the bump for Fury and only let up one run
through multiple innings of work. The game appeared to be closer than the score indicated due
to Revolution’s quality at bats through the third and fourth inning. Fury had another big inning
in the bottom of the fourth and the fifth inning to run rule Revolution nine to one.
Mission Prospect Tigers vs Titans
Mission Prospect tigers and the Titans was a close hard-fought game. Through the early innings
it was a slow game with little hitting but great pitching from Chris Bayne. Chris Bayne’s
performance provided the spark Mission Prospect needed. Chris Bayne had a dominant
performance allowing zero runs to cross the plate from the fourth inning to the fifth inning. In
the top of fifth the Tigers offensive attack was led by Ben Gray’s two run single and Ethan
Lamberth’s RBI double. These two timely back to back hits allowed the Tigers to take the lead.
Mission Prospect Tigers beat the Titans seven to two in six innings.
Sevier Cavaliers vs TN Stix
The Sevier Cavaliers got off to a hot start against TN Stix by jumping out to a two to
nothing lead after the first inning. Townsend provided an impressive start on the bump for the
Cavaliers. In the third inning the Stix got hot as Allen and Bell drove in a combined three runs on
two back to back doubles. After gaining the lead, Webster became a new pitcher for the Stix.
Webster threw four innings only allowing two runs to cross the plate. Williams relieved
Webster in the fifth and the Cavaliers drove in two runs off the bat of Shannon to take the lead.
The Stix tied the game in the bottom of the fifth with a double from Bell. Raby blew the game
wide open with a grand slam in the bottom of the fifth to take the lead. The Stix beat the
Cavaliers nine to six.
Elite vs Pro Hitting Prospects Write up
East TN Elite and Pro Hitting Prospects was a back and forth battle all game long. It started out with competitive starts by Palonis (Elite) and Sliwinski (Pro Hitting prospects). Pro Hitting Prospects took a late game lead with a big three run home run off the bat of Edington. The three-run homerun gave a brief lead to Pro Hitting Baseball until a last inning single by Hughes tied the game in the sixth inning to end the game eight to eight.
Exposure Black vs Tri- Star Crusaders
Tri-Star Crusaders jumped out to an early lead with a leadoff homerun from the bat of McBeyor. Exposure black pitcher (Cole Headrick) settled in nicely and did not allow another run after the first inning. Gates Shoemaker provided an offensive spark by driving a two-run homerun deep over the right field wall. Exposure black won four to two in a close hard-fought battle.
Cross Hit vs East TN Elite
East TN Elite started off this game with a two-run homerun from Hubble. Luke Sinnard settled in and had good command of the strike zone throughout his outing. East TN Elite had a strong offensive game behind the bats of Hubble and Hughes. Hughes (East TN Elite starting pitcher) had a tremendous outing on the bump that kept the CrossHit offense silent for most of the night.
Exposure Black vs Tribe 15u
Exposure Black 15u starting pitcher Smith was in the zone all night and kept the tribe scoreless for the night. Exposure’s offensive attack was led by Potts and Couch as they both showed off impressive swings at the plate. The Tribe rallied a few times with Maynor and Griswold leading their offensive attack. However, the tribe would eventually be run ruled in the fifth.