Holston stuns Honaker, 11-7

The Holston Cavaliers erupted for seven runs in the top of the seventh inning to stun Honaker, 11-7, on Tuesday for a non-district baseball win.

Holston trailed 7-4 and was down to its final three outs, before the offense exploded. Logan Trent (2-for-3), Tommy Gregor (3-for-4, two RBIs) and Leo Ezzell (two RBIs) contributed to the victory.

Chris Marshall and Hartley Hilton each had two RBIs for Honaker.

Abingdon 4, John Battle 0

Ordinarily the Falcon shortstop, Cade Hungate demonstrated his prowess on the mound Tuesday by blowing away tough John Battle with a two-hitter and 12 strikeouts in a 4-0 Abingdon shutout of the homestanding Trojans.


Lebanon 19, Patrick Henry 3

Kara Long went 4-for-5, Tatum Dye homered and Kayla Bollinger had three hits as Lebanon pounded Patrick Henry for a non-district win.

John Battle 3, Abingdon 2

John Battle defeated Abingdon in eight innings.

Autumn Sexton, Sydney Bailey, and Emma Harmon scored for John Battle.

Afton Jessee and Abby Holmes scored for Abingdon.


Patrick Henry 8, Fort Chiswell 0

Nate Widener scored three goals as Patrick Henry pummeled Fort Chiswell.

Jeremy Johnson, Rowan Orfield, Gavin Grossman and Catherine Grossman also found the back of the net for the Rebels (4-0), while goalkeeper Cruz Lyons made five saves in a shutout.


Abingdon 2, John Battle 0

The Falcons improved to 3-0 as Emily Dorton and Gillian Oyos scored and Oyos supplied an assist.


Holston ekes out win over Northwood, 7-6

Dylan Richardson connected for a solo home run in the first inning and finished with two hits as the Cavaliers took a Hogoheegee District win over the Panthers.

Carson Blackburn added a pair of hits for Holston.

Tyler Waddle and Lathem Foran each had two hits for Northwood.


Lebanon 7, John Battle 4

Kara Long and Morgan Hamm both had two hits with two RBI to lead the Pioneers to a Mountain District win over the Trojans.

Madison McConnell had a hit and two RBI for the Trojans.

Hamm went the distance for the win with five strikeouts.


Patrick Henry 4, J. Battle 1

Rowan Orfield collected two goals as the Rebels improved to 5-0.

Gavin Grossman and Nate Widener added one goal apiece for PH while Anna Hahn served as the keeper.

Landon Casteel scored for Battle while Parker Smith collected 16 saves.


Abingdon leaps past Lee High, 17-2

Thomas Francisco had two hits and drove in four runs as Abingdon handled Lee High for a 17-2 victory in a Mountain 7 District game played Friday.

Luke Francisco and Caleb Collins also each had two hits for the Falcons (6-1, 2-0), who got a solo home run off the bat of Colin Matney.

Nate Bailey contributed two hits for Lee High, which led 2-1 after the first inning.

Eastern Montgomery 5, Holston 4

The Mustangs (1-5) were up by five runs in the sixth inning and held on for the win snapping the Cavaliers’ seven game win streak.

Zach Sledd went 2-for-3 with an RBI and scored a run for East Mont.

Holston (7-2) was led by Tommy Gregor who went 2 for 2 with two RBIs and a run scored.

Lebanon 6, Patrick Henry 0

Lebanon ended a two-game skid and handed Patrick Henry its first loss of the season in the process.

A cold, rainy afternoon didn’t deter Pioneer freshman pitcher Matthew Buchanan who handed the Rebels a 6-0 setback on Friday.


Abingdon 11, Lee 3

The Falcons collected 24 hits en route to a Mountain 7 District win over the Generals.

Katie Harless led AHS with three hits while Kim Wyatt two. AHS pitcher Ashli Linkous recorded 14 strikeouts.


Abingdon 5, Lee 0

UNC-Asheville recruit Gillian Oyos collected two goals and one assist as the Falcons improved to 4-0.

Sophomore Claire Bunn supplied three goals for AHS while keeper Jasmine Montgomery recorded the shutout.


E&H ranked No. 25 in Division III softball

For the first time in program history, Emory & Henry is ranked in the Top 25 of NCAA Division III as the Wasps are at No. 25, which was announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Wednesday.

Randolph 7, E&H 2

Randolph 5, E&H 3

Randolph (10-12, 2-3) collected a total of 24 hits en route to a sweep of the No. 25 Emory & Henry Wasps by scores of 7-2 and 5-3.

Leadoff batter Erin Anderson collected three hits for E&H (21-5, 2-2) in the first game. Madison McClanahan and Amanda Whitlow supplied two hits apiece for E&H in the second game and freshman pitcher Cameron Derr struck out nine.


Guilford 5, E&H 5

The Emory & Henry Wasps allowed 16 hits in a 12-5 loss at ODAC rival Guilford.

E&H (9-10, 2-8) was led by Daulton Horne (Virginia High) and Ben Sexton (Lebanon), who drove in a pair of runs each.

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