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Regional sports round-up: March 21 – 25

Published five:44 pm Wednesday, March 29, 2023

By: Allen Earl, Claiborne County Sports Zone

Claiborne Bulldogs fly by Hornets, 9-7

March 25- The Claiborne Bulldogs baseball group took down the Carter Hornets, -7, Saturday Afternoon.

The Bulldogs got two runs in the bottom of the initial inning and didn’t score once more till the fourth. They merely had to score in the bottom of the fourth for the reason that Carter took the lead in the leading of the inning, four-two. The two teams had mirrored scoring for the duration of the sixth inning as properly. Each teams scored 3 runs. That is all the scoring there was and CHS took the win, 9-7.

Claiborne had 11 hits with Ty Pryse accountable for 3 of them. Derek Mase had two hits. Joe Houser hit a homerun and Dylan Foster led the Bulldogs with 3 RBI.

Houser and Pryse have been on the mound, and they gave up 11 hits, 3 of them earned. Pryse got the win. The Bulldogs survived a 4-error game.

The Sports Center Players of the Game have been Foster, Pryse and Houser.

Bell County defeats Cumberland Gap baseball, 16-four

March 25- Cumberland Gap baseball hosted Bell County, Kentucky and let the game get away from them early on. It all began with a 5 run second inning followed by a 3 run third inning. The Panthers place up two runs themselves for the duration of the second but have been down 16-four for the duration of their final at bat.

Bell county benefitted from 4 Panther errors but hit the ball properly also. They had 13 hits on the day compared to eight for the dwelling group. Bell County only committed two errors.

Blake Burnett got the win on the mound for Bell County and Ethan Powell got the loss for Cumberland Gap but only pitched one particular and a third innings. Gibbs Cochran, Alex Douglas and Devin Byrd all collected a number of hits for the dwelling group. Daniel Thomas, Alex Creech and Jackson Walters led the guests at the plate with a number of hits. No Sports Center Player of the Game was supplied.

Lady Bulldogs defeat rival Cumberland Gap, 7-three

March 24- Coaches and fans of each Cumberland Gap and Claiborne Higher Schools have been excited for this matchup as neither group seemed to have an edge more than the other. For the initial two innings the two teams had runners on the pads but couldn’t plate a run. Throughout the bottom of the third, Claiborne struck initial by placing a 5 spot on the scoreboard.

Maddie Ferguson reached on a double and later scored on an error. Jaylen Pressnell singled in Hannah Fugate generating it two-. Myatt hit a double and Maddie Lynch singled and scored two much more, four-. Allie Jones then laid down a gorgeous suicide bunt, scoring Lynch and she also safely reached initial. The inning ended, five-.

Hayden Beeler attempted to get the Lady Panthers going and smashed a deep ball in the leading of the fourth, but it was caught.

Claiborne’s Emma Myatt had a two-run triple for the duration of the bottom of the fourth that extended the lead out to 7-.

The Lady Panthers then went to Brinkley Hollin in the circle for the bottom of the fifth and she retired the side in order.

Jennabeth Wilburn singled with one particular out and Hayden Beeler pushed her to second on a hit to quick suitable. Dixon came up and doubled scoring two. Dixon later scored on a throwing error and the Gap had narrowed the deficit to 4 runs, 7-three.

Hollin returned in the circle and struck out Ferguson for out one particular and Katie Hicks for the second out. A groundball to the circle was fielded by Hollin for out 3.

In the leading of the seventh, Claiborne only necessary 3 outs and right after a terrific diving play from the circle for the second out,Myatt ended the game with a further strikeout. Game photographs may perhaps be viewed and bought on aep.photoreflect.co

The Walker &amp Walker Players of the Game have been Emma Myatt for Claiborne and Hayden Beeler for Cumberland Gap.

Cumberland Gap soccer defeats Harriman 7-two

March 24- Owen Stallworth led the way for the Panthers by scoring 5 targets. Jonah Ellison supplied two much more targets finishing the total. Samuel Seals was fantastic in net as he recorded 15 saves. Luke Williamson and Ellison each had two assists. Von Orr and Seals also recorded assists. It was a terrific district win for the Panthers. Beneath is a collection of game videos courtesy of Mara Brock and Elevation.

The Lester Fabrication player of the Game was Owen Stallworth.

Bulldogs earn comeback win more than Hurricanes, eight-7

March 23- It all looked undesirable right after the 5-run Morristown East initial inning, but the Bulldogs scrapped back into the game. The comeback did not commence till they have been down 7- but the third inning was big for their self-assurance. Claiborne managed to get two on the board and added two much more in the fifth.

To maintain the game going, the Bulldogs necessary 3 runs in their final at bat of regulation and did just that. They held the Hurricanes scoreless in the leading of the eighth and won it in the bottom of the eighth.

Dylan Foster along with Joe Houser had 3 hits, Ty Pryse had two hits which includes a homerun. Tyler Holt also had a two-hit game and Evan Thomas, Isaiah Gerrells, Brady Hamlin, Derek Mase and Matthew Clawson each and every recorded base hits. The Bulldogs out-hit Mo East 15-eight.

Evan Thomas and Tyler Myatt shared time on the mound.  Thomas had one particular strikeout and Myatt had nine.

The Sports Center Co-Players of the game have been Foster and Houser.

Panthers taste victory more than Buffaloes, two-1

March 23- Cumberland Gap baseball battled West Greene on the diamond and took the lead late. The Panthers won two-1 in portion by a close to excellent outing on the mound by Tate Murphy. Murphy threw a excellent game till the final inning, striking out eight hitters and providing up only one particular base hit.

Hunter Gibson, Gibbs Cochran, and Hudson Harris led the Panthers at the plate, all with one particular hit.

Devin Byrd hit a groundball out that scored the Panthers winning run for the duration of the fifth inning.

The Sports Center Player of the Game was Tate Murphy.

Lady Panthers struggle against Alcoa, 15-1

March 23- Cumberland Gap softball faced off against a highly effective Alcoa Lady Tornadoes group, fell behind early, and lost 15-1.

The seventh inning was the one particular that hurt the Lady Panthers as they gave up seven runs. The offense from the Lady Panthers came from Jennabeth Wilburn and Brinkley Hollin.

Surprisingly, Alcoa was in a position to hit the ball properly off Kerry Dixon. Dixon gave up 15 runs on 11 hits but struck out eight. She only had 3 earned runs. As a group, Cumberland Gap had two hits.

The Walker and Walker Building Player of the Game was Kerry Dixon.

Bulldogs soccer battle but fall 7-

March 21- The Claiborne Higher College Bulldogs soccer group lost on the road to West Greene by the final score of 7-.

“We are nonetheless attempting to uncover ourselves and I can see improvements each and every game.”- Coach Keith Reynolds

Ethan Johnson had nine saves to earn the Lester Fabrication Player of the Game.

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