Reds, Giants get job done in Jr. Babe Ruth

from staff reports

   Elizabethton Herb & Metal and David's Trophies claimed wins Monday night in Jr. Babe Ruth play at Elizabethton High School.
   Herb & Metal knocked off Tetrick's 16-6, and David's Trophies humbled Citizens Bank 17-0.
   First-year head coach Richard Rowe is pushing all the right buttons as the scrap irons knocked off the undertakers in a five-inning contest.
   C.J. Campbell got the win while Justin Conway suffered the loss.
   Tyler Blevins, Brandon "B" Burchfield and Josh Holly collected two hits each for the Reds while Daniel Simerly had a double and Dylan Shallcross chipped in with a single.
   Tetrick's could muster only four hits, with Josh Hardin going 2-for-2 including two doubles. J.D. Scalf and Brandon Cole had the other hits for the Marlins.
   It took the engravers only four innings to earn a win over the Braves. Cody Marley pitched the win on a three-hitter while Justin Covington took the loss.
   Scott Burleson led the Giants, going 3-for-3, while Aaron Bradford, Brandon Medina, Matt Rasnick and Marley added one hit each.
   Mike Bowers had a good night for the Braves, going 2-for-2, while Tyler Andes ripped a triple in a losing cause.