PREP BASEBALL

Falcons, Express win in ETHSBL

The A-Town Falcons from Abingdon, Virginia, ran their winning streak to five games by rocking the Redwings from Johnson City, Tennessee, for a 13-0 win on Thursday afternoon in the East Tennessee High School Baseball League.

The Falcons (5-1) limited the Redwings to one hit with Jake O’Quinn getting the win on the mound. O’Quinn also went 3-for-3.

Ethan Gibson, Brant Boggs and Ethan Ketron contributed two hits apiece as part of a 14-hit attack.

In a game played Wednesday that was originally scheduled for Thursday, the Express from Bristol, Virginia, earned a 5-2 win over Team Whited from Kingsport, Tennessee.

Dylan Cunningham had three hits, Zane Poe scored two runs, and Garret Bowman was the winning pitcher for the Express, who are now 3-1-1.

AUTO RACING

Henderson Motorsports makes season’s first start

Parker Kligerman and Abingdon-based Henderson Motorsports made their first appearance of the season in the Gander RV & Outdoor Truck Series on Saturday in the Pocono Organics 150 to Benefit Farm Aid at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

Kligerman and crew chief Chris Carriera were slated to start 40th in the 40-truck field but made their way up to a 15th finish and earned 22 points.

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