Trio of Lady Buffs on All-AAC team

from staff reports

   Three members of the Milligan softball team were voted on the AAC All-Conference team for 2002.
   Junior Andrea Henriott from St. Petersburg, Fla. was voted best shortstop after leading the team in hitting with a .374 average. She also boasted an outstanding fielding average of .959 committing only five errors, the entire season.
   Carissa Ellis, a junior from Cincinnati, Ohio, was an all-conference selection as an outfielder. She batted .311 with ten extra-base hits and was on base 39% of the time.
   Brandy Waddle, an alumnus of David Crockett High School, rounded out the trio as an All-Conference pitcher. She led the league both in wins (13) and strikeouts (125) as a first year player, while compiling a 1.77 ERA.
   East Tennessee State senior designated player Melanie Collins of Greeneville and freshman shortstop Mary Beth Hazelwood from Knoxville were named to the All-Tournament team following the Southern Conference softball championships.
   Hazelwood batted a blistering .545 (6-for-11) in ETSU's four weekend games, tops of any player in the tournament. She also scored five runs, hit a double and drove in one run.
   Collins finished second on team, batting .500 in the tourney. She had four RBI's, scored three runs and walked on three occasions to go with her batting average. As a team, the Lady Bucs finished fourth in the tournament, ending their year with an overall record of 25-32.
   Trent Shown, a 6-6, 245 lb. forward for Roane State Community College, has signed a letter-of-intent to attend Milligan College.
   Shown averaged 10 points, 5 rebounds and 4.5 assists a game for Roane State. He was selected earlier this month to play in the Tennessee/Kentucky Junior College all-star game and was strong in the classroom with a 3.3 GPA.
   The former Campbell County High School standout, averaged over 23 points per game in high school, earning honorable mention All-State. He is the all-time leading scorer at the LaFollete school with 1580 points.
   from staff reports
   Cash Express rallied from a ten-run deficit going into the final inning, scoring 11 to beat Carter County Motors 15-14 in National Little League action on Tuesday night.
   Cash scored 11 runs on four hits and nine walks. Matthew Plass was 2-for-2, Logan Shultz 2-for-3 and Drew Chambers 1-for-1 to provide firepower for the victorious team.
   Wyatt Penrod won the game in a relief role, giving up one run and one hit with three strikeouts.
   Brandon Burchfield and Chris Pierce were each 1-for-1 in CCM's effort and Cody Hyder went 1-for-2.
   from staff reports
   Grindstaff Automotive was the dominator in this National Little League contest highlighted by tough pitching, taking an 8-1 win over Burgie Drug.
   Ethan Fleenor gathered two hits for the winning ball club, while giving up only one hit on the mound. Losing pitcher Zack Miller came close to matching that effort for Burgie. Miller got his team's only hit, while Fleenor's two hits were the only ones that Miller allowed in the game.