CCA advances in 9-10 All-Stars

from staff reports

   Carter County American All-Stars advanced to next week's district tournament in Blountville for 9-10 year olds with a 5-2 win over the Jonesborough All-Stars on Saturday.
   Jordan Taylor had the hot bat for CCA, going 2-for-4 at the plate. Taylor knocked in the go-ahead runs in the top of the sixth inning with a two-run double. Alex Whitehead added his assistance with a 1-for-1 effort.
   Overall, the Carter County American team got seven hits as their pitcher, Josh Peterson, excelled on the mound. Peterson allowed only one hit, while striking out 13 batters.