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Page 6 CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, June 12, 2014 Castlewood senior Logan Dean, the 2014 VHSL State Champion wrestler at 170 pounds, singed Friday with Campbell University in Buies Creek North Carolina. Dean finished the season with a record of 44- 2 winning conference, regional and state champi- onships in 2014. Dean won the district/conference title and regional champi- onships 4 years in a row and placed all four years in state competition. His career record stands at 218 and 13. Lady Spartans Panthers The Lady Spartans scored all three runs in the first two innings, and used some stellar defense to make the 3-0 mark stand, defeating the Northwood Lady Panthers Monday in round one of the region 1A west Playoffs. Kaylee Jones rapped a two out single in the first coming around to score on Erin Stanley s rbi hit. An inning later Lindsay Dean s base knock drove in Keely Atwood (2 hits) and Hannah Hill to complete the scoring. From there the Eastside defense took over. Jones made two sweet plays from her post at short, in the third, snagging a ground ball to force the runner out at second and again in the fifth inning, moving to her left to spear a~ low liner. Lindsay Dean worked around a couple of walks~ allowing two hits and 0 runs through 5 inhings. The game was decided in the 6th inning. Lady Panther's first baseman Corey Gosnell opened the inning with a smash base hit to left advancing to third on consecutive errors by Eastside as Northwood loaded the bases with no outs in the frame. Jones made the first big play of the inning catching a ball ripped to short and firing home to get the force out. With the bases still juiced and only 1 out Payton Stephenson smoked a shot to right, Kelly Sykes tracked it down turned and fired a strike to Katie Mullins who put down the tag on Northwood's Haylee Frye completing the game saving double play. Dean dropped the Lady Panthers in order in the seventh. Northwood pitcher Mikayla Carter (13-7) gave up four hits and three runs in the first two innings but allow.ed only three more the rest of the game in the loss. Eastside (19-2) moves On to face Chilhowie Tuesday at Honaker in the Region 1A west semi final. Holston's Dakota Barlow knocked in Shane Milhorne for the game s first run in the top of the first inning at Tracy Stallard Field in Coeburn. Then the Spartans came to bat and the flood gates opened. Eastside tallied 12 consecutive runs en route to the 12-3 win in the open- ing round of the region 1A West Baseball Playoffs. With two out and the bases loaded with Spartans Eastside tallied their first run of the game on an infield error. Next an error in the Holston outfield and the Spartans had two more runs. Wes Yeary's 2 rbi sin- gle plated runs 4 and 5 of the inning. Eastside led 5-1 after the first and never looked back. The Spartans tacked on four runs in the second and three in the third. Ryan Milgrim deliv- ered the Eastsider's lone extra base hit, a double, driving a run in the third inning. Eight Spartans had at least one hit with Austin Smallwood and Nick Sturgill recording a pair each. The Cavaliers scored in the fourth inning getting a run scoring double by Peyton Garrett and again in the fifth when Conrad Thacker's sacrifice fly brought home Milhorne. Matt Green (3 innings) J.D.Slone (3 innings) and Austin Smallwood who tossed the seventh allowed 3 hits on the afternoon. Thacker took the loss for Holston (15-7). Eastside (18-5) moves on to DeVault Field in Bristol to take on Auburn in the Region 1A west semi-final. Lady Spartans Secure Final Deja Stallard tracked down a sinking liner off the bat of Chilhowie s Jensen S awc)usr FoR Sale Local. &l_zveRy Call 3 6O ask FoR Ketsry Lee The newez~ ad~ii}en le the C~.~ rite p~'~ger ~i~e, C~p~.~ "Fire De~ler, Tri-County Tire Service, l~c, a 618 East RIve ae st: :p ui, va 2n2s Mor~,,.,FrL 8artiLNpmS~t, 8am-;pm tri.county~i~e@verizOr~onet :i Sturgill, then fired a missle to Madison Powers at first to complete the biggest double play of the season for Eastside (20-2). The Spartans recorded the final out on a ground ball punch- ing their ticket for a third straight year to the final four. ' Eastside raced to a 3-0 lead in the first on five hits, including doubles by Lindsay Dean, Powers, and Stallard. A six hit, five run, fourth inning highlighted by a 3-run bomb by Dean lifted the Lady Spartans to an 8-0 advantage. Chilhowie pitcher Hannah Compton stepped up holding Eastside score- less over the next two frames of the 26 hit con- test. Down 8-0 in the fifth the power happy Lady Warriors "got down to work scoring 4 runs on five base hits. Chilhowie added two more runs in the sixth inning on 3 hits. Trailing 8- 6 Ki Ki Murphy (3-4) led off the Lady Warriors 7th inning with a line drive hit replaced by a pinch runner at first. Jensen Sturgill fol- lowed with a smash in the gap, on comes Eastside's Stallard with the spectacu- lar catch and throw for the game saving double play with Powers at first base. Dean completed the win getting the next hitter on a ground out. Dean paced the Eastside attack with three hits including a 3-run homer, Powers and Emily Richardson each had 2 hits for the Lady Spartans. Mary Luttrell led the Lady Warriors with three hits, including a triple and three rbi. Sturgill also added two hits. Bower, Eagles Take Out Spartans Levi Bower totaled 3 hits and tossed a complete game leading the Auburn Eagles(13-11) to a 6-3 win over Eastside (18-6) ,and a berth in the VHSL Final Four this weekend. Bower suffered through several Eagles errors but scattered 7 hits over the 7 innings for the win. Eastside's Kobe Lawson singled to open the home half of the first, moved to second on an error, and later scored the Spartans first run on a passed ball. Auburn scored two runs in the top of the third taking a short lived lead. The Spartans came right back in the bottom of the frame, Ryan Milgrim reached with a base on balls and scored two batters later on a pair of throwing errors tying the score at 2-2. Bower came through again in the top of the fourth with an rbi dou- ble giving the Eagles a 3-2 edge. Auburn's push toward the final four came in their 3 run fifth. Tanner DeHart tagged a run scor- ing single and Hunter Perkins sac fly plated Brian Cresty. Bower put the finishing touches on the tally driving in Dehart with a single. Austin Smallwood replaced Eastside's starter Matt Green getting the final out of the inning with a strike out. Ryan Milgrim cut the Eagles margin to 6-3 with a rbi hit in the bottom of the 6th bringing the tying run to the plate. Bower and the Eagles stopped the threat to complete their dream run to Radford. Kobe Lawson led the Spartan offense with two hits and Milgrim added a rbi single. Ethan Fisher, DeHart, Cody Akers, and Allen Huff each a had rbi for the Eagles who move on to face Honaker in the Region 1A west final. SIGNING WITH CAMPBELL...CHS wrestler Logan Dean, VHSL State Champion in 170 lb. weight class signs with Campbell University in North Carolina. Pictured, left to right, front row are Shelley Dean, Logan Dean and Shawn Dean. Back row, Coach Ray Wright, Shannon Franklin, brothers, Colby and Riley, grandparents, Ann and Harley Sutherland, Nathan Breeding, Assistant Principal and Bob Gibson, Assistant Coach. Leads Lady Eagles grounder making the score 8-7. But it was not to be, this time anyway, Burlingame would end the rally with a strikeout earn- ing the first Region 1A west Title for Auburn. Smoot and Rogers tal- lied 3 hits each for Aubum. Powers totaled 3 hits, a rbi, and a run scored for Eastside. Auburn sophomore Makayla Burlingame fanned 10 and ripped a pair of 3 run homers lifting Auburn to their first region 1A west softball champi- onship. Auburn knocked off perennial power Eastside in a drama filled 8-7 contest that featured clutch plays and big hits. Eastside ace Lindsay Dean also had a big game going 3-4 with a 2 run bomb and an rbi double, while strik- ing out 8. Auburn will face East region #2 at 10am Friday, Eastside will play East #1 about lpm. Dean and Madison Powers got the game underway with back to back base hits in the top of the first scoring-on Deja Stallards 2rbi double to the fence in leftcenter. Carrie Rogers and Rachel Smoot responded for Auburn in the bottom of the frame with back to back hits. Rogers driving a 2 bagger 'to left and Smoot singling to right. Burlhagame gave the Lady Eagles their first lead of the game smacking a Dean fastball over the wall in left for her first homerun of the afternoon. Taylor Helms led off the bottom of the second with a flair over short stop and Kayla Altizer followed with a 1 out Walk , Rogers beat out an infield hit and the lady Eagles were in business again with the bases loaded and just 1 out. Smoot roped her second hit of the day up the middle giving auburn a 5-2 lead. Erin Stanley got the Lady Spartan third going reach- ing base on an infield error, Katie Mullins followed with a hit and Keely Atwood s base hit to right got Stanley home cutting the deficit to 5-3. The Lady Spartans knotted the score at 5 all in the top half of the fourth, Hannah Hill led off the inning with a double and Dean drove her in with a 2 run blast to left center. Powers followed up the Dean homer with a hit and Kaylee Jones was hit by a pitch but the Eastside rally stalled with Burlingame inducing an easy ground out to first and closed with a pair of strikeouts. The bottom of the fourth would be the clincher for the Lady Eagles, Rogers and Smoot again got it started with si~agles up the middle and as the Eastside faithful looked on, the unassuming Burlingame did it again. A three run shot to nearly tlae same spot over the fence in left mak- ing the score 8-5. The Lady Spartans threatened in the fifth .but could not score and Dean handled Auburn in the fifth and sixth lead- ing to the dramatic final frame. With 1 out Kelly Sykes replaced Emily Richardson at bat and was hit by the first pitch. After a strikeout Eastside had just one chance left and Dean came through doubling to right sending Sykes home. Powers kept the inning alive slapping Dean home when the Auburn second baseman misplayed a 2014 Festival Car Show Winners STREET RODS 1 st place Robin Thompson, Kingsport, TN 1939 Buick Coupe 2nd place Maynard Ketron, Kingsport TN 1937 Ford Sedan 3rd place Bill & Joyce Hadlick, Castlewood 1934 Chevy Coupe 1950's 1 st place Glenn Jackson, Norton 1957 Chevy Belair 2nd place Calvin Crabtree, Clintwood 1957 Chevy Belair 3rd place John Jessee, Castlewood 1956 Chevy 210 Series MUSCLE CARS (60's & 70's) 1 st place Larry Mullins, Clintwood 1969 Chevy Camaro 2nd place Bobby Hammons, Clintwood 1969 Chevy Chevelle SS 3rd place Terry Williams, Coeburn 1962 Chevy Nova TRUCKS 1st place Wayne Hamilton, St. Paul 1935 Dodge Pickup 2nd place Don Damron, Clintwood 1951 Chevy Pickup 3rd place Ronald David, St. Paul 1948 Ford Pickup 80'S AND UP 1 st place Norma Herron, Abingdon 1988 Chevy Camaro Z28 2nd place Eugene Gobble, Bristol, TN 2009 Ford Mustang, Roush 427R 3rd place Carl Stanley, Wise 2013 Dodge Challenger BEST ORIGINAL Jerry Keene, Abingdon 1962 Chevy Impala SS BEST UNFINISHED Rodney Trent, St. Paul 1936 Packard Coupe BEST PAINT Robin Thompson, Kingsport, TN 1939 Buick Coupe BEST INTERIOR Wayne Hamilton, St. Paul 1935 Dodge Pickup BEST RAT ROD Bill & Joyce Hadlick, Castlewood 1934 Chevy Coupe BEST MODERN ERA Eugene Gobble, Bristol, TN 2009 Ford Mustang - Roush 427R PEOPLE'S CHOICE Eddie Lockhart, Vansant 1969 Chevy Camaro LONGEST DISTANCE DROVE TO SHOW Charles Edwards (47.5 miles) Church Hill, TN BEST PEDAL CAR (had one little girl enter her pedal car) Ellie Breeding, Castlewood J. Fred Matthews Memorial Library (For More information call: 2 Z~762-~ 702) 6UMMER READING :SCHEDULE Sign up Day Get your sign-up book bag & readitg logs, Magician Joseph Young The dazzli magic of Joseph You Scooter the Clown Comedy; magic, and juggli !g ent ertait ment tbr alll Judy Butterfly P se:nts Willie the X ronder Dog meets y Dr, Moody & Professor acM: anda S~fies, magdc, puppets & soence tim.! Mr. ]Bill & Bodie A end interactive show for F;MI:I lllg Bodle the pimlo playing dog Awards Day and Pizz, a Party t