VFA, Express capture wins

from staff reports


   Chris Dunbar came in relief in the fourth, striking out eight in three innings to pick up the win for Valley Forge Auction, which scored five runs over the final two innings to beat Tri-Cities Nissan 6-1 in Elizabethton National Little League action on Thursday night.
   Andy Crockett was 2-for-3 while Cody Jenkins, Jordan Hodges, Bradley McVay, Dunbar and Garrett Dykes each had one hit for VFA.
   Logan Bowling and Brooks Cochran each had one hit for TCN.
   Cash Express 2
   Carter County Bank 1
   Despite being outhit by Carter County Bank, Cash Express used good defense to secure the win.
   Jacob Miller came up with a key double play in the bottom of the fourth with some of the Bankers' fastest runners on base.
   Joe Guinn went 1-for-2 and scored both runs for the Express. Michael Coone was also 1-for-2 for Cash.
   Justin Fuqua was 1-for-1 and Cody Forbes 2-for-3 for Carter County Bank, which got 1-for-2 efforts from Matt Potter and Caleb Palm.
   Justin Bailey picked up the win from the mound.