CHS football wins final scrimmage game
Central High School football traveled to Cleveland on Thursday, August 15, for the team's final scrimmage game of the preseason against Walker Valley. The Red Raiders fought back in the fourth quarter on strong freshmen play to claim a 37-26 victory.
The first half of the game saw the upperclassmen CHS starters trail by a close deficit. Marshall Haney and CJ Anthony both recorded rushing touchdowns. On the defensive side, Ethan Baker had a safety. The starters came out of the game in the second half down 20-16.
The Raider freshmen took off for three touchdowns when they came into the game, with two from Konor Heaton and one from Tyler Luttrell to secure the win.
CHS volleyball earns sweep at home scrimmage
Central High School volleyball was back home at Joe Frank Patch Gymnasium Thursday evening for the team's final scrimmage against Enrichment Fellowship of Tullahoma. The Lady Raiders went up early and did not fall behind in a 3-0 match win.
CHS jumped out for a dominant start to the first set and held Enrichment to eight points. The Lady Raiders continued to stay in control in the next two sets to win 25-11 and 25-13, respectively.
The team finished with a total of 47 kills, led by Lexi Bryan with 15. The Lady Raiders also added 42 assists, with 20 from Amanda Mukai. The team's ace total was nine, with two each from Mukai and Bryan.
CHS boys' golf sweeps home opener
Central High School golf returned to Willowbrook for its first home match of the season on Thursday afternoon. The Red Raiders were the only team to compete, since opponents Warren County and Grundy County did not have girls' teams.
The boys took the top spot with a score of 173, just ahead of Warren's 178. Grundy followed at 223.
Logan Hale and Chris Robinson both had the low round with a pair of 41 scores. Chase Hancock followed at 44. David O'Connor trailed Hancock with a 47, while Blake Perry recorded a 54.
The win moved CHS to 4-2 on the season for both boys and girls.
CMS volleyball defeats Tullahoma
Coffee County Middle School volleyball traveled to Tullahoma Thursday for a match against the cross-county rival. The Lady Raiders lost their first set before a comeback in the next two sets secured a 2-1 victory.
The CMS girls trailed the Lady Cats early in the first set and were unable to bounce back in a 12-25 loss. Late in the second set, the Lady Raiders were still down by close margins before the team rallied to a 25-20 win to keep the match alive.
In the winner-take-all third set, CMS held on to defeat Tullahoma 15-6. The win brings the Lady Raiders to a 2-0 record on the season.