Cash Express grabs first win

from staff reports


   In a battle between two teams searching for their first win of the season, Cash Express didn't waste much time making its move at T.J. Burleson Field.
   Scoring eight runs in the first inning, the Express zipped to a 13-3 National League victory Monday night.
   Little left-handed Austin Johnson won a one-hitter for Express, which got 3-for-3 performances from Jared Cline and Drew Chambers.
   Lucas Birchfield topped Burgie at 1-for-2.
   Valley Forge Auction 6
   Elizabethton Twins 1
   With Blake Hopson tossing a one-hitter and banging out three doubles in three at-bats, VFA got the job done against the Twins.
   Garrett Dykes, Jordan Hodges, Bradley McVey, Justin Peters and Christopher Dunbar added 1-for-2 efforts.
   Lance Reed accounted for the Twins' one hit.
   AMERICAN LEAGUE
   Cline-Holder 12
   A1-Auto 7
   Cody Marley tagged a home run, scored twice and drew a pair of walks as Cline-Holder turned away A1 at Jim Ensor Field.
   Rodger Brown and Marley, who took the mound in the fifth, teamed on a 1-hitter.
   Thomas Roddy ripped a triple while Logan Andrews and Johnathan Nichols dented a double apiece for Cline-Holder. James Warwick and Kendall Wash chipped in a base hit each.
   Aaron Taylor cracked a double to lead A1.
   Summers-Taylor 6
   KFC 5
   Behind Derrick Holden's 2-for-3 showing at the dish, Summers-Taylor overcame a 5-0 deficit in the final three innings. Amanda Wilson scored the game-winning run on a Holden single in the bottom of the sixth.
   Dustin Arnett had a 2-for-3 game, including a double, of his own for S-T, which got a hit each from Wesley Keylon and Dakota Waters. James Matheson recorded the victory in relief.
   Jacques Roman and Bruce Crumley both had triples for KFC. Sam Adams and Phillip Dale chipped in a hit each.