KFC records shutout of Auction

By Tim Chambers

   Four games were played Saturday at T.J. Burleson Field in National Little League play, with KFC, Greg's Pizza, Six Sigma and Carter County Motors earning wins. Here is a recap of Saturday's games.
   KFC 18
   Valley Forge Auction 0
   Sumner Garland tossed a two-hitter to lead KFC to the win. Caleb Durant and Nick Campbell went 2 for 2 to lead the drumsticks while James Benji, Garland and Zack Treadway added 1 for 2 efforts.
   Aaron Bose had a double while Michael Austin added a hit to lead Valley Forge Auction.
   Greg's Pizza 6
   Tri-Cities Nissan 4
   Jacob Davis and Josh Peterson combined for a two-hitter to lead the pizza boys over Tri-Cities.
   Joe Guinn was the big gun for Greg's with a 2-for-3 day that included a home run over the left center-field fence.
   Michael Hutchins was 2 for 3 while Bobby Campbell added a 1 for 2 day.
   Drew Clark and Dylan Williams had the lone hits for Nissan. Ethan Fleenor tossed a great game for Nissan, striking out 13 batters while walking only one.
   Six Sigma 5
   Carter County Bank 4
   Six Sigma rallied in the seventh inning to defeat Carter County Bank in the third game. Jacob Howell earned the win in relief while 9-year-old Eli Osborne pitched well in defeat.
   Jacob Howell had two doubles to lead Six Sigma. Cory Richardson was 3 for 3 while Justin Reagan contributed at 2 for 3.
   Matthew Potter, Landon South, Caleb Palm and Austin Johnson were 1 for 3 each to lead the Bankers.
   Howell's double tied the score in the fifth while an error allowed the winning run to score in the seventh.
   Carter County Motors 20
   Burgie 5
   Motors pounded out 17 hits en route to its big win over Burgie. Jake Hodge got the win while Lucas Burchfield took the loss.
   Motors scored an unbelievable 16 runs in the first inning to earn the win.
   Jake Hodge went 4 for 4 to lead Motors while Cody "Rock" Hyder added a 3-for-3 day. Bryan Mullins was 1 for 1, and Casey Sheffield crushed a home run over the center-field fence to help the Motor offense.
   Drew Chambers swung a mean stick for Burgie, going 3-for-3 with two doubles. Lucas Birchfield was 2 for 2 while Matt February and Luke Martinez chipped in at 2 for 3.