Marley shines as Cline-Holder nabs  pair of victories

from staff reports

   Cody Marley put on quite a show for the Cline-Holder baseball team on Saturday at Jim Ensor Field.
   Hurling a no-hitter and striking out 18 batters, Marley also homered and tripled in a 2-for-2 showing for Cline-Holder, posted a 5-1 decision over KFC in an American Little League tilt.
   Kendall Wash and Roger Brown made 1-for-2 contributions for Cline-Holder.
   Jacques Romaine kept KFC from being shut out, scoring a run in the sixth.
   Marley wasn't through, though. His sixth-inning home run in a make-up contest against KFC proved to the game-winner, lifting Cline-Holder to a 3-2 win.
   Marley batted 2-for-3 with a pair of runs. KFC got a double from Micha Cates, a single from Alec Whitehead and two runs from Sam Adams.
   Expert Express 9
   Elizabethton Federal 6

   The outfield fence was no match for Nick Papantoniou's power.
   Blasting a pair of home runs, Papantoniou led Expert Express to a three-run victory over Elizabethton Federal.
   Papantoniou and Aaron Bradford both batted 2-for-2, scoring three runs apiece.
   Franky Birchfield added a 2-for-3 effort while Blake Russell had a single and a sacrifice to back the solid pitching of Hunter Taylor.
   Brett Price went 1-for-1 with a sacrifice to pace Elizabethton Federal. Nathaniel Morefield ripped a double and scored a pair of runs.
   T&C Lawn Care 19
   A-1 Auto 0
   T&C put on quite an offensive display, keyed by the bats of Josh Peterson, Bryant Collins and Josh Lipford.
   With all three batters collecting two hits, Lipford had a double and a triple while Peterson and Collins each finished with a single and a two-bagger.
   Jeff Peters, who scored three runs, and Jonathan Chapman chipped in 1-for-1 efforts apiece. Justin Pierce got the job done on the mound, throwing a two-hitter and striking out nine batters in a victorious performance.
   Justin Nave, 1-for-1, and Logan Carden, 1-for-2, were tops for A-1.
   Citizens Bank 15
   Summers Taylor 8
   Adam Colbaugh pitched four innings for a win, drilled a home run and accounted for a double to lead the Bankers to a big payday.
   J.D. Scalf contributed a pair of doubles and three runs for Citizens, which got a home run and a double from Jeremy Hall plus a double and a triple from Hunter Peters.
   Stephen Brickey chipped in a 2-for-3 outing for the winners.
   Leading Summers-Taylor was Lucas Teague at 2-for-4 with a double. Derek Holder was 1-for-2.
   Summers-Taylor 16
   KFC 1
   With Summers-Taylor pouring on a good helping of offense, Derrick Holden held KFC to just one hit in a decisive outcome.
   Dakota Waters went 2-for-3 to lead the Summers-Taylor charges, while Lucas Teague, James Matheson and Wesley Keylon chipped in one hit apiece.
   Matheson scored a trio of runs.
   Phillip Plale accounted for the lone KFC hit, and Jacques Romain scored the one run.
   T&C Lawn Care 20
   A-1 Auto 4
   Jarred Irick went 3-for-3, tripled and scored a trio of runs to propel Lawn Care past A-1.
   Bryant Collins and Jeff Peters both added 2-for-2 performances, scoring three runs apiece. Collins tagged two doubles and Peters a home run and a double.
   Cory Miller tripled, walked and totaled three runs for the winners.
   A-1 had one hit on the day, coming from Justin Nave.