Unicoi upends Hampton

from staff reports

   After erupting for seven runs in the first inning, Unicoi County cruised to a 12-2 Watauga Conference victory over Hampton on the Bulldog diamond Tuesday afternoon.
   Scott Galloway led the Blue Devils at the plate with a 2-for-2 performance that included a 2-run homer. Marcus Longcrier was 3-for-5 with an RBI, while Justin Benard and Mike Manuel collected two hits and an RBI apiece.
   Winning pitcher John Broyles yielded three hits and struck out six over the first five innings, then Longcrier worked the final two frames, allowed no hits.
   The Bulldogs, who tallied single runs in the fifth and sixth innings, got one hit each from Eric Swain, Kevin Harrison and Ryan Deskins, who doubled.
   Hampton visits North Greene for a 4 p.m. game this afternoon, while Unicoi has two games on the docket, hosting Johnson County at 1 before visiting David Crockett at 6.