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Thursday sports roundup: WMS baseball, softball, soccer get wins; CCMS soccer team picks up victory

Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 11:03 pm

WMS starting pitcher Trent Thompson fires off a pitch in the first inning of the Rockets’ win over Cornersville on Monday, March 5. (Staff photo by Jim Bratton)

Jim Bratton, Sports Writer

WMS Baseball earns walkoff win against Community

It took an extra inning of baseball for the Westwood Rockets to earn a 4-3 walkoff win over Community on Thursday, March 8.

In the bottom of the eighth inning, Westwood’s Preston Shaw scored from third base following a wild throw to third. It was a big win for the Rockets, as they knocked off the defending Duck River Valley Conference champions, Community.

Trent Thompson also added an RBI double in the third inning to help propel the Rockets over the Vikings.


WMS Softball routs Riverside Christian

Westwood’s softball team also earned a victory, by a much larger margin. The Lady Rockets rolled past Riverside Christian by a score of 23-0 in three innings.

Westwood scored nine runs in the first inning, four in the second inning, and ten in the third inning.

Haidyn Campbell knocked in five RBIs for the Lady Rockets, and drew four walks as well. Paisley Campbell also added two hits for Westwood.


WMS Soccer picks up win

The Westwood Rockets soccer team traveled to St. Andrews on Thursday night, and came home with an impressive 3-0 victory.

John Martinez scored two goals, and Louie Frazier tacked on a third for the Rockets.

Defensively, Tucker Brown recorded an assist and Bodey Todd recorded two saves.


CCMS Soccer rallies to beat South Franklin

The Coffee Middle School soccer team also earned a victory on Thursday night, earning a 3-2 comeback win over South Franklin.

After trailing 2-0 at halftime, the Raiders rattled off three goals in the second half, two from Javier Rodriguez and one from Rueben Alvarez. Rodriguez scored the game-winning goal for Coffee Middle.


CCMS Baseball drops decision at Lincoln Co.

Coffee Middle’s baseball team traveled to Fayetteville for a non-conference showdown with Lincoln County on Thursday night. The Raiders would come out on the losing end, falling to Lincoln County, 7-3.