Unicoi captures Zone 4 title, ENLL bows out in semifinals

from staff reports


   Unicoi County's All-Stars rallied with five runs in the final inning to beat Greeneville National 9-8 in the championship game of the Zone 4 Little League tournament on Saturday.
   Ryan Scott went 3-for-4 with the RBI winner in the bottom of the sixth and winning pitcher Cody Williams was 2-for-4 at the plate.
   Justin Daughtery matched that feat by going 2-for-4 for Greeneville, and Brandon Campbell was 1-for-2.
   Greeneville National 8
   Elizabethton National 6
   To get to the championship game, Greeneville National scored all eight runs in the first two innings and held off a challenge from Elizabethton National on Friday night. Trey James, Justin Daughtery, Justin Merkel and Cline Everhart all collected hits for Greeneville.
   Michael Cox was credited with the win on the mound. Losing pitcher Ben McKinney did his best to reverse the outcome, going 3-for-4 at the plate. Jake Peters got the other hit of the ball game for Elizabethton.