RCS Baseball went 3-0 to claim the championship in the Cherokee Middle School tournament March 11. Defeating Surgoinsville Middle 7-0, Hancock Middle 19-0, and Rogersville Middle 7-5, the Warriors improve to 6-1 on the season.
Rogersville City Warriors' three pitchers didn't allow a single hit, as Rogersville City Warriors defeated Surgoinsville 7-0 in their first game of the tournament. Carson Waters induced a groundout from White to get the last out of the game.
Rogersville City Warriors scored three runs in the fourth inning. The offensive onslaught by Rogersville City Warriors was led by Landon Davis and Conner Lyons, all knocking in runs in the inning. Porter Owen took the win for Rogersville City Warriors. The hurler allowed zero hits and zero runs over two innings, striking out five and walking zero. Eli Boyd and Waters entered the game out of the bullpen and helped to close out the game in relief. Waters recorded the last two outs to earn the save for Rogersville City Warriors. Jayden Weston, Owen, Teegan LeRoy, and Cade Putnal all had one hit to lead Rogersville City Warriors. Rogersville City Warriors stole nine bases during the game as three players stole more than one. LeRoy led the way with two. Rogersville City Warriors didn't commit a single error in the field. Putnal had 12 chances in the field, the most on the team.
Rogersville City Warriors' two pitchers didn't allow a single hit, as Rogersville City Warriors defeated Hancock 19-0 in its second game of the day. Carson Waters induced a fly out from Griff Wallen to get the last out of the game. Rogersville City Warriors secured the victory thanks to ten runs in the first inning. Conner Lyons, Porter Owen, Eli Boyd, Landon Davis, Ledger Helton, and Cade Putnal each had RBIs in the frame.
Putnal got the start for Rogersville City Warriors. The pitcher surrendered zero runs on zero hits over two and a third innings, striking out four and walking zero.
Nason Delp was on the mound for Hancock. The hurler lasted one inning, allowing ten hits and ten runs. Rogersville City Warriors scattered 15 hits in the game. Owen, Jayden Weston, Waters, Putnal, Boyd, and Lyons all had multiple hits for Rogersville City Warriors. Weston and Owen each managed three hits to lead Rogersville City Warriors. Rogersville City Warriors didn't commit a single error in the field. Boyd had the most chances in the field with five.
The Warriors' final game finished with a 7-5 victory over Rogersville Middle.
Landon Davis got the start for Rogersville City Warriors. The fireballer went one and one-third innings, allowing one run on three hits, striking out four and walking zero.
Porter Owen led Rogersville City Warriors with two hits in two at bats.
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