CHS softball defeats Lincoln County
Central High School softball hosted a rematch Lincoln County Wednesday, April 17. In a game that turned into a pitcher's duel, the Lady Raiders avenged a loss to the Lady Falcons from Tuesday, April 9, with a 3-2 victory.
Pitching was strong on both sides, with Keri Munn holding Lincoln County to six hits and two runs through all seven innings while striking out three.
CHS faired a little stronger at the plate, finishing the night with eight. Katie Rutledge, Kiya Ferrell and Haidyn Campbell all had two each.
The Lady Falcons scored the game's first run in the top of the second inning from Kelsey Posey. CHS responded in the bottom of the inning, starting when Campbell doubled on a line drive to left field to send in Haley Richardson and Ferrell. Campbell later came home on a pop fly out to left from Rutledge to put the Lady Raiders up 3-1 at the inning's close.
Lincoln County added one more in the third but couldn't find the tying run, securing the Lady Raiders' third win in three days.
WMS baseball falls to Fayetteville
Westwood Middle baseball hosted Fayetteville Wednesday, April 17, for the team's final game of the regular season. The Rockets were unable to pick up the win, falling 21-3.
Jayden Carter got the Rockets on the board in the bottom of the fourth inning. The team proceeded to add two more in the fifth from Trevor Jesse and Caiden Warren, but couldn't keep up with Fayetteville.
Westwood finished with seven hits, led by Carter with two.
WMS softball blanked by Moore County
Westwood Middle softball traveled to Lynchburg Wednesday, April 17, to take on Moore County. Despite outhitting Moore 3-2, the Lady Rockets were unable to put a run on the board in 7-0 loss.
Emma Kidder had two hits, with the team's third coming from Paisley Campbell. Kidder also pitched through the whole game, striking out five and surrendering two hits and seven runs.
CMS softball climbs back, defeats Warren County
Coffee Middle softball stayed at home Wednesday, April 17, to take on Warren County. A low-scoring game, the Lady Raiders battled back from an early Warren County lead to win 3-2.
The Lady Pioneers got on the board in the top of the first with a pair of runs, but CMS responded in the bottom of the inning. With Madison Pruitt on third, Katelyn Davis connected on a fly ball to center field to send Pruitt home.
Still down 2-1 in the bottom of the fifth inning, Cheyenny Vickers doubled on a line drive. Kelly Tucker came home on the play to tie the game.
The Lady Raiders broke ahead in the next inning when Savannah Cooper singled on a line drive to center field. Aleayia Barnes ran in from third base to win the game for CMS.
The team finished with eight hits, led by Cooper with three. On the mound, Davis pitched through all six innings, finishing with eight strikeouts, two hits and two runs.
WMS soccer drops Cascade
Westwood Middle soccer closed out the regular season Wednesday, April 17, with a home conference game against Cascade. The Rockets went up in the first half and didn't surrender a Champion goal in a 4-0 victory.
Scoreless late in the first, Westwood got on the board when Cascade sent a ball through its net for an own goal. The Rockets kept momentum on their side in the second, taking off for two goals from Caleb Cargile and another from David Dolack.
CMS soccer falls to Tullahoma
Coffee Middle soccer hit the road Wednesday, April 17, traveling down to Tullahoma for a conference rivalry matchup. The Raiders were unable to return with a win, falling 6-2.
Javier Rodriguez scored both of the goals for CMS.