Chambers pitches Burgie past VFA

from staff reports


   Drew Chambers pitched a three-hitter on Monday night to lift Burgie Drug to a 7-2 victory over Valley Forge Auction in an Elizabethton National Little League game.
   Burgie broke a 2-2 tie with five runs in the top of the sixth, making a winner out of Chambers.
   Casey Crapps, Jordan Meredith and Daniel Wilson spearheaded the Burgie bats with 2-for-3 performances. Zack Miller followed at 1-for-2 and Aaron Vaughn at 1-for-3.
   Chris Dunbar carried a big bat for VFA, pounding out a triple and a single. John Robinson went 1-for-3.
   Carter County Motors 6
   Carter County Bank 2
   Unbeaten Carter County Motors made the first inning count the most, plating five runs as the Bankers committed three errors.
   Stacey Sheffield worked the mound for the win, throwing a three-hitter, and Jake Hodge paced the Motors bats with a 1-for-1 game.
   Brandon Birchfield, Nolan Childers, Chris Pierce and Seth Fleenor went 1-for-2 for Motors.
   Chase Depew batted 2-for-2 with a triple and a single for Carter County Bank. Derek Mann went 1-for-2.
   Thursday's Games
   Carter County Motors 4
   Tri-Cities Nissan 3
   Carter County Motors only had two hits, but still remained undefeated with a close decision over Tri-Cities Nissan.
   Brandon Birchfield struck out 13 batters in a winning performance for Motors, which tallied two runs in the bottom of the sixth to get the job done.
   Chris Pierce, 1-for-1, and Nick Kyte, 1-for-2, had the two hits for Motors.
   Taylor Gouge led Nissan at 1-for-1. Ethan Pritchard was 1-for-2 and Logan Bowling 1-for-3.
   Ethan Fleenor pitched well in defeat for Tri-Cities.
   Valley Forge Auction 12
   Six Sigma 1
   Going 2-for-2 at the plate and yielding just four hits on the mound, Jordan Hodges led VFA to a convincing win over Sigma.
   Hodges a run in the first, then pitched shutout ball the rest of the way in picking up the victory.
   John Robinson and Bradley McVey went 1-for-1 while Garrett Dykes and Chris Dunbar batted 1-for-2 for Valley Forge.
   Ethan McKinney and Cody Tolley topped Sigma with 1-for-1 efforts. Brandon Woodby and Chris Richardson were 1-for-2.