Nissan slips past Burgie

from staff reports

   Drew Clark and Jake Miller had back-to-back homers, leading Tri-Cities Nissan to a 6-5 win over Burgie Drugs in the Elizabethton National Little League Saturday at T.J. Burleson Field.
   Zack Miller threw three scoreless innings to record a save. C.J. Bowling with two hits and Caleb Sheets with one hit also aided the TCN effort.
   Matt Febuary and Aaron Vaughn went 2-for-3 each for Burgie with Justin Bailey and Lucas Birchfield having one hit. Drew Chambers threw 13 strikeouts in a losing cause.
   Carter County Bank 1
   Greg's Pizza 0
   Matt Potter hit a triple for the game's lone RBI with Caleb Banks also getting a hit for the Bankers. Chase Depew threw 10 strikeouts before being relieved by Derek Mann in the final inning, who fanned three batters.
   Jacob Davis and Josh Peterson each had hits for Greg's. Shawn Sheffield and Joe Guinn each turned double plays in the loss.
   Six-Sigma 3
   KFC 2
   Cody Tolley and Cory Richardson each singled in the bottom of the seventh, setting up the winning RBI by Ethan McKinney.
   Richardson also starred on the mound. He threw 11 strikeouts in six innings, while only giving up two hits before being relieved by winning pitcher Conner Plass.
   Jacob Alexander, Sumner Garland, Nick Campbel and Caleb Durant all cooked up hits for KFC.
   Carter County Motors, Valley Forge Auction (play suspended)
   Carter County Motors held a 9-0 lead after three innnings when play was suspended in the top of the fourth due to lightning.
   Friday's Games
   Carter Co. Motors 8
   Tri-Cities Nissan 7
   Carter County Motors had enough horsepower to win the battle of the car dealers, with reliever Casey Sheffield not only getting the save but also going 2-for-2 at the plate.
   Cody Anderson was also 2-for-2, with Seth Fleenor going 2-for-3 with a home run over the right-center field fence. Nick Kyte and Jake Hodge had one hit apiece for the winners.
   Cody Hill went 2-for-3 to lead Tri-Cities Nissan, who also had hits from Dylan Wiseman, C.J. Bowling, Jake Miller, Ethan Fleenor, Zack Miller and Caleb Sheets.
   Burgie Drugs 3
   Six Sigma 2
   Burgie scored two runs in the bottom of the fifth to tie the game, and then won in the sixth with a walk by Jordan Vanhoy and a hit by Daniel Young that drove in Vanhoy as the winning run.
   Justin Bentley, Aaron Vaughn, Lucas Birchfield also had hits for Burgie. The hit parade for Six had Jacob Howell, Cory Richardson and Logan Loving on board.