TNC Lawn Care defeats pair of foes

from staff reports

   TNC Lawn Care came out with a 7-5 victory over Cline Holder on Friday in Carter County American Little League action at Jim Ensor Field.
   TNC's Justin Pierce went 2-for-3 and Frankie Covarrubias, Tyler Jaynes and Michael Starnes each had a hit.
   Zack Bales, Jordan Banner and Logan Andrews each had hits for the Cline Holder team.
   TNC pitcher Covarrubias had 12 strikeouts while Cline Holder pitcher Kyle Wash had 11.
   On Saturday, TNC earned another victory over Elizabethton Federal, 11-7. The TNC team had 13 hits while the Eliz. Federal team had five.
   TNC had six runs in the third, and Elizabethton came back with five runs in the fourth.
   TNC's Justin Pierce totaled 16 strikeouts and Elizabethton's Drew Shingleton totaled 11.
   Citizens Bank defeated KFC 13-5 in another Saturday game. Citizens had four runs in the third and six runs in the fourth.
   KFC pitcher Dan Campbell threw for nine strikeouts and Citizens pitcher Jordan Taylor had 15.