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Three Boone players score two goals each to top Eagles

Johnson City Press • Apr 15, 2019 at 10:45 PM

The Daniel Boone boys soccer team got on the board early and often in Monday’s non-conference 6-1 home win over Tri-Cities Christian.

Alan Gurlock, Isai Barradas and Jesus Gongora each had two goals for the Trailblazers, who got their first win of the season. Daniel Boone goalkeeper Gage Reno had three saves.

Tri-Cities’ only goal came from John Welch on a penalty kick.

University High 8, Volunteer 0

CHURCH HILL — Malachi Heath had three goals and two assists to lead the Bucs’ total team effort against the Falcons. Walker Page added two goals, while Moses Rathburn and Will Owen each finished with one goal and two assists. Pate Anglin accounted for the Bucs’ other goal.

Carolina Day 1, Providence Academy 1

The Providence girls soccer team got a goal from Maddie France in the 23rd minute and played Carolina Day to a draw on Monday afternoon.

Goalkeeper Callie Burchette had 13 saves for the Lady Knights.

Baseball

Elizabethton 6, Unicoi County 2

ELIZABETHTON — The Cyclones kept their perfect Three Rivers conference record intact with a home win over Unicoi County.

Four different players recorded a RBI for Elizabethton, including Matthew Dailey who went 1-for-3 and scored twice.

Evan Carter threw a complete game for the Cyclones, allowing four hits and struck out 13 Blue Devils batters.

Brett Strother drove in two runs for Unicoi County. The Blue Devils were guilty of five errors in the contest, which led to four unearned runs.

Sullivan South 2, Johnson County 0

KINGSPORT — Cory Williams was masterful on the mound for the Rebels, allowing six hits and throwing five strikeouts over seven shutout innings.

South got both runs in the bottom of the first on a one-out single by Cole Layne with the bases loaded.

Jayden Joiner and Petie Pavusek each had a pair of hits for the Longhorns. Joiner also got the loss on the mound despite going the distance and striking out nine batters.

University High 9, North Greene 2

A battle for supremacy in the Watauga Valley Conference featured the Bucs banging out 12 hits against the Huskies.

Michael Degennaro went 3 for 4 with one RBI while Carter Pollock and Kaleb Meredith each went 2 for 4.

Meredith and Degennaro combined to surrender two North Greene hits and strike out 10 batters.

Kole Zirlke and Turner Bailey had the hits for North Greene.

David Crockett 7, Cherokee 5

The Pioneers were able to get a pair of RBIs each from Nolan Miller and Johnny Loyds to take a Big Seven Conference win over Cherokee.

Crockett was out-hit in the contest 10-6, but four walks and an error was costly for the Chiefs giving up six runs in the third inning.

Trent Price was 2 for 3 with three RBIs and a triple to lead Cherokee.

Unaka 7, Hampton 3

ELIZABETHTON — The Rangers were able to get two runs each in the third, fourth and fifth innings to pull away from Watauga Valley Conference rival Hampton. Harley Berry drove in two runs for Unaka as the Rangers drew 10 walks on the evening. 

Travis Smalls allowed four hits to the Bulldogs over four and a third innings while striking out five. 

Softball

Sullivan Central 11, Sullivan North 5

KINGSPORT — The Lady Cougars got six runs in the top of the first inning and never looked back in a non-conference win over the Lady Raiders.

Sydney Snapp was 3 for 5 with two RBIs to lead Central and Alexa Chandler had two RBIs. Courtney Willis also had a big day at the plate with a three-run triple.

For the Lady Raiders, Alexis Lipoma was 1 for 3 with three RBIs.

Cloudland 11, Hampton 1

ROAN MOUNTAIN — Jasmine Birchfield was 1 for 3 with three RBIs as the Lady Highlanders defeated the Lady Bulldogs. Heavan Carraway and Taylor Hicks also recorded RBIs for Cloudland.

Kenzie Birchfield allowed just two hits and struck out seven.

Sullivan East 10, Tennessee High 7

BLUFF CITY — Kylee Wolfe continued her solid season for Sullivan East, going 3 for 5 with a double and five RBIs.

She and Jillian Shackleford got the job done in the circle, as the Lady Patriots rallied from an early deficit.

Unaka 8, University High 7

ELIZABETHTON — The Lady Rangers maintained control of their own destiny in the Watauga Valley with an extra innings win over University High.

Kendall Bare and Lillie Kiser each accounted for two RBIs, while Noelle Collins and Kailey Wilson also knocked in one each.

Wilson and Sadie Shoun combined for six strikeouts and did not give up a walk.

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