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Elizabethton, Sullivan East take 1-AA wins

Douglas Fritz, NET News Service • May 6, 2013 at 12:22 AM

MILLIGAN COLLEGE — Rain fell throughout the game, and Elizabethton rained runs on Happy Valley.

The Cyclones exploded for a snowman in the third inning, and eventually worked their way to a 12-2 mercy-rule win over the Warriors in the winners bracket final of the District 1-AA baseball tournament Sunday at Anglin Field.

Earning a region berth for the second time in three years, the Cyclones improved to 24-10 with their 18th win in their last 20 games.

Happy Valley (17-14) slipped into the losers bracket final on Tuesday, and will take on Unicoi County or Sullivan East. The Blue Devils and Patriots play today at 6 p.m. East stayed alive with Sunday’s 10-0 mercy-rule win over Johnson County.

Read more at the Johnson City Press.

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