The top-seeded Lady Blue Devils (32-8) pounded three home runs in a 10-0 victory over the Lady Cyclones (13-19).
Friday opened when Sullivan Central (6-19) eliminated Happy Valley (10-26) in a 9-7 game. The other winners’ bracket contest unfurled with Sullivan East knocking off Sullivan South 12-3.
Monday’s slate of contests begins with Unicoi County taking on Sullivan East at 5:30 p.m. in the winners’ bracket final. At 7 p.m., Sullivan Central plays Elizabethton in an elimination contest.
Sullivan South returns to action on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. against the winner of Sullivan Central and Elizabethton.
Unicoi County 10, Elizabethton 0 (5 innings)
Pitcher Allee Griffith hit a two-run home run in the first to help herself. The next inning, Carly Kinsler belted a solo homer to left before Haley Hawkins boomed a two-run shot.
Griffith and Kinsler both had two hits in the contest.
Griffith tossed the complete-game shutout with just a pair of Elizabethton hits. She struck out four Lady Cyclones.
Maggie Johnson and Haley Fair accounted for Elizabethton’s base hits.
Sullivan East 12, Sullivan South 3
Home runs were a part of the Lady Patriot offense. The bottom of the first saw Chelsea Sams belt a three-run home run. Emma Timbs added a home run of her own later in the opening frame.
Sullivan East posted five runs in the fourth inning, after two outs were recorded, to build an 11-1 advantage.
Sams, who also doubled in the game, finished 3 for 5 with four RBIs. Timbs went 2 for 2, scored three times and drew a pair of walks.
Also for the Lady Pats, it was Autumn Moore going 2 for 2 and Jillian Shackelford 2 for 4 with two RBIs.
Caroline Cavin had two hits, including a two-bagger, for South.
Sullivan Central 9, Happy Valley 7
Sullivan Central produced enough offense to stay alive Friday. Happy Valley scored four runs in the seventh, which included Claire Johnson’s two-run single as a part of her 2-for-4 game. Laura Rice drove in a pair of runs in the fifth inning.
Cierra Southerland had a 3-for-4 effort for the Lady Warriors.
Sullivan Central’s Courtney Willis batted 4 for 4, this after she went 3 for 3 a night earlier.
Alexa Chandler was 2 for 3 with three RBIs. She launched a solo home run in the bottom of the sixth.