Thomas Walker scored 11 runs in the first inning on the way to a 15-3 win over Twin Valley in the opening round of the Region 1D baseball tournament at Twin Valley High School.
After last week’s Cumberland girls tennis tournament, J.I. Burton entered Tuesday’s Region 1D championship with a little more determination and the Lady Raiders turned that determination into a 5-2 win over Thomas Walker.
John Battle picked up where it left off, finishing off its Mountain 7 District softball tournament semifinal game with Gate City in about an hour Monday at Battle Hill.
Ridgeview and the weather were the big winners Saturday in the Mountain 7 District softball tournament semifinals at Battle Hill.
Thomas Walker pulled off an 8-4 upset of Twin Springs on Friday in the consolation game of the Cumberland District tournament at Alumni Stadium.
Eastside got strong pitching and timely hitting Thursday to take a 3-1 win over Twin Springs in the Cumberland District tournament championship.
Top-seeded and regular-season champion Eastside (14-6) advanced to the title game with a 11-2 win over Rye Cove (8-13), while second-seeded Twin Springs took an 11-1 win over J.I. Burton (11-11) in the tournament semifinals Wednesday at McConnell Stadium.
Eastside and J.I. Burton will face off Friday for the Cumberland District tournament title. The Spartans topped Thomas Walker 6-0 and the Raiders outlasted Twin Springs 6-4 in eight innings on Tuesday.
Abingdon earned home-field advantage for the Mountain 7 District boys soccer tournament. A question remains, however, about exactly where that home-field advantage will be.
On a day that saw J.I. Burton junior Lydia Blair-James rack up five championships, Castlewood swept the team titles in the Cumberland track and field meet in Coeburn.