1-AA tourneys start today

from staff reports

   Opening-round games for the District 1-AA softball tournament will be held today, with the higher-seeded drawing the home-field advantage.
   Hampton will play at top-seeded Happy Valley at 4:30 p.m., and Sullivan North visits Elizabethton for a 5 p.m. game.
   Johnson County will travel to Unicoi County while Sullivan Central pays Volunteer a visit.
   All games after the first round will be held at Volunteer, starting on Monday.
   The District 1-AA baseball tournament begins tonight at Joe O'Brien Field, where Hampton and Johnson County will hook up in the play-in game.
   First-round action begins on Saturday at O'Brien.