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High school roundup: Junior Bucs win behind Pollock's five RBIs

Johnson City Press • Updated Apr 25, 2018 at 10:59 PM

CHURCH HILL—When runners were in scoring position, Carter Pollock came through.

Pollock amassed five RBIs on Wednesday to guide University High to a 8-4 non-conference victory over Volunteer.

Going 2 for 3, Pollock accounted for a sacrifice fly in the first inning and two-run singles in the second and sixth.

Jake Oligny singled home a run as the Jr. Bucs built a 5-0 lead over the first inning and a half. The Falcons did all of their scoring in the bottom of the second, with two bases-loaded hit-by-pitches and Caleb Spears’ two-run single making it a one-run game.

Oligny came home on a fifth-inning wild pitch to hand UH at 6-4 edge.

A.J. Simerly was 2 for 4 with a pair of runs for the Bucs, who were outhit 8-5. However, Volunteer was guilty of a half-dozen errors — compared to none for UH.

University’s Jack Bembry went the distance from the mound, totaling five strikeouts against no walks.

The Falcons received a 2-for-3 outing from Aaron Wills. Eli Dixon followed at 2 for 4.

BOYS SOCCER

David Crockett 5

Daniel Boone 2

Fueled by a two-goal effort from Gio Ortiz, the visiting Pioneers won the latest episode of this Washington County rivalry.

Garrett Thompson, Matt Rastall, Ortiz and Garrett Bray all scored to stake David Crockett to a 4-2 halftime advantage.

Ortiz picked up his second goal after halftime.

John Plaisted contributed a pair of assists for Crockett, which entertains West Greene today at 6 p.m.

The Trailblazers will visit Science Hill on Friday for a 6 p.m match.

Tuesday

Morristown East 6

David Crockett 1

MORRISTOWN—John Plaisted converted a free kick in the 52nd minute, cutting a 2-0 deficit in half before the Hurricanes pulled away.

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