Crush goes unbeaten in ASA Youth Classic

from staff reports

  The Orange Crush Tri-Cities competed in the 1st Annual District 1 ASA Youth Classic held the weekend of Aug. 15 at Winged Deer Park in Johnson City.
  Going undefeated in both pool play and tournament play, the 16-and-under Crush scored 38 runs, allowing their opponents only three runs. Defeating teams from Tazwell, Clinchfield, Bristol and East Tennessee, the Crush dominated the tournament with sound pitching and strong defensive play.
  The Crush defeated the Tazwell Blaze 8-0, the Clinch Hitz 12-1 and the Bristol Kats 14-2 before advancing to the championship game against the Tazwell Blaze. The Crush defeated the Blaze 4-0 to earn the title.
  The Orange Crush consists of girls from Elizabethton, Happy Valley, University High, Lee High, Sullivan Central, Dobyns Bennett and Daniel Boone, and is coached by Wes Holly Jr. of Milligan College.