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Elizabethton senior Lauren Brickey on Tuesday was chosen as the Johnson City Press/Kingsport Times News Sweet 16 softball player of the year.
Tyler Muncy struck out 13 and pitched a four-hit shutout to lead Wise Central to a 4-0 win over Grayson County in a Region 2D baseball quarterfinal game on Tuesday night.
Tuesday was a rough day for Eastside baseball and softball. The season came to an end for both squads with losses in the Region 1D semifinals played less than 5 miles apart.
Sean Simon scored on a last-minute header and the Bears beat Richlands 3-2 in the Region 2D quarterfinals Monday night.
Gate City’s softball team saw its season halted at the hands of Lebanon, which claimed an 8-2 victory in the Region 2D quarterfinals on Monday night.
Union dropped a 10-5 decision to John Battle in Friday night’s championship game, but that did little to spoil the fun the Lady Bears had in this week’s Mountain 7 softball tournament.
Friday’s loss dropped the Lady Warriors behind Gate City in the district’s point system, giving the Lady Blue Devils the Mountain 7’s fourth spot in the Region 2D softball tournament field.
In Region 1D softball quarterfinal action, Eastside outlasted Holston 6-1 and Chilhowie outslugged Twin Springs on Thursday.
Wise Central punched its ticket to the Region 2D softball tournament Tuesday with a combination of aggressive baserunning and solid pitching and fielding.
The TSSAA’s five-sport state championship chase in the 25th annual Spring Fling runs Tuesday through Friday in Murfreesboro. Titles are up for grabs in baseball, softball, soccer, tennis and track.
Twin Springs coach Tim Lawson: “This is huge. Absolutely huge. No seniors, four juniors, three sophomores, four freshmen. It’s huge.”
Dobyns-Bennett’s soccer team plays Blackman in Tuesday’s Class AAA quarterfinals, but D-B’s girls tennis team must face three-time defending state champion Brentwood in the semifinals.