Ridgeview and the weather were the big winners Saturday in the Mountain 7 District softball tournament semifinals at Battle Hill.
Scoring nearly a dozen runs will usually win a ballgame, but it didn’t Friday night at Sullivan East. And now the Lady Patriots and their magical 2019 softball season are done.
Chris Casey made Dylan Sanchez’s goal in the 34th minute stand up and Science Hill survived Bearden 1-0 on Thursday in the Region 1-AAA boys soccer tournament title game.
Eastside got strong pitching and timely hitting Thursday to take a 3-1 win over Twin Springs in the Cumberland District tournament championship.
A win in the last home game of the year is always sweet. What made Thursday’s win even sweeter for Gate City was that it was in come-from-behind fashion in the Mountain 7 District tournament.
Top-seeded and regular-season champion Eastside (14-6) advanced to the title game with a 11-2 win over Rye Cove (8-13), while second-seeded Twin Springs took an 11-1 win over J.I. Burton (11-11) in the tournament semifinals Wednesday at McConnell Stadium.
The Region 1-AA softball championship is clad in red, white and blue for the first time after Sullivan East took down Grainger 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Chelsea Sams unloaded a grand slam as part of Sullivan East’s seven-run second inning, and the Lady Patriots beat Greeneville 8-4 on Tuesday in the Region 1-AA softball semifinals to lock down a berth in Friday’s sectionals.
The glare from Daniel Boone’s shiny softball record apparently did little to blind fearless Jefferson County on Tuesday evening.
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Union rapped out 10 hits in its 11-6 victory over Lee High on Monday in Mountain 7 District baseball action.
It’s a shame that someone had to lose Monday night’s pitcher’s duel in the Region 1-AAA softball semifinals at King Park. Morristown East took a 2-1, nine-inning decision over Science Hill.
When spring sports began in March, optimistic teams set their sights on Murfreesboro. For the teams still in the hunt this week, the Spring Fling dream is just two wins away.
Senior shortstop Jaycie Jenkins added to her tourney total of 10 RBIs with five more, including a grand slam in the bottom of the sixth to top off an MVP performance that led Daniel Boone to the District 1-AAA softball title.
Halie Hawkins hit two home runs and Unicoi County had a lights-out performance in the District 1-AA softball championship on Wednesday night.