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Roundup: Baseball, softball, soccer recaps

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Baseball

Lawrence Co. 2, Coffee Co. 1: Lawrence County kept its season alive with a Luke Boswell single in the sixth that scored a run to edge Coffee County. The Wildcats managed just three hits in the game, but they were enough for the 8-AAA Pitcher of the Year Boswell to get the win. He went the distance, throwing just 87 pitches, striking out six.

Summertown 6, Loretto 2: Three hits for Summertown was plenty in Game 1 of the District 12-A tournament finals. Loretto took a 2-1 lead in the second inning, but a Lane Burleson homer in the fourth was the blast the Eagles needed. Summertown added a pair of runs when Drake Blackwood knocked a bases-loaded double and then Cory Francis drew a walk to bring in a run as well. Gavin Burleson got the win, going 6 2/3 innings and throwing 119 pitches. Francis recorded the final out of the game. Josh Porter was 3-for-3 with an RBI for Loretto, while Caleb Davis and Caden Porter had a pair of hits as well. The two teams will play a second game Wednesday.

Richland 12-4, Santa Fe 0-3: After the host Raiders forced a second District 10-A tournament title game with an early five-inning victory, they held on to edge the Wildcats for the title. Third-seeded Santa Fe advanced to the championship contest with a 9-8, 12-inning victory on Saturday.

CPA 7, Columbia Acad. 3: Kavares Tears went deep in the first inning, and Grant Wooldridge singled home a pair of runs to give CA an early 3-0 lead, but that was all the offense the Dawgs could muster in their seventh meeting with the Lions. Sophomore Braxton Orr shut down CA for the remainder of the game, giving up a total of five hits and three runs, striking out seven.

Softball

Mt. Pleasant 5, Culleoka 3: Culleoka scored three runs in the sixth inning, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the lead Mt. Pleasant built with two runs in the first, another in the third and two more in the fourth. Shelby McNeal led the way for Mt. Pleasant in the District 10-A tourney elimination game with a pair of RBIs on two hits. Kylie Brewer added two hits and an RBI as well. Katie Thomason went the distance for the Lady Tigers, giving up six hits and one earned run, while striking out six.

Boys soccer

Columbia Central 8, Lincoln Co. 0: A flurry of second-half netters added to an early Brewer Wall goal to advance Columbia Central in District 8-AAA tournament play. Wall was assisted by Victor Ramirez on his goal. Ramirez added a pair of goals himself as well. Other goals were scored by Collin Rowe, Alex Freyre, Brandon Carr, Benton Wall and Xavier Mora.

Page 2, Spring Hill 0: Spring Hill’s season came to a disappointing end in District 11-AA tourney play on the road Tuesday. The Raiders failed to find the net in a shutout loss at Page.

8-AAA all-district team named

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District 8-AAA boys soccer coaches recently selected their all-district team and superlative award winners, with regular-season champion Columbia Central taking a number of honors.

Lions sophomore goalie Dane Holley was named 8-AAA goalkeeper of the year, with juniors Victor Ramirez and Brewer Wall recognized as the league’s top midfielder and forward, respectively. Central’s Greg Szydlowski was honored as the district coach of the year.

The full list of selections follows:

All-District first team – Emilio Contreras, John Martinez (Coffee Co.); Brandon Carrascoza, Mason Hollandsworth, Kameron Smith (Columbia Central); Rylan Banks, Camden Eslick (Franklin Co.); Santana Carrillo, Sammy Gantes (Lincoln Co.); Yahir Cervantes, Dyson Collins, Cristian Ramos (Shelbyville).

All-District second team – Joseph Galindo, Bodey Todd (Coffee Co.); Randy Gray, Collin Rowe, Raul Sarabia (Columbia Central); Brad Simmons, Caleb Tubb (Franklin Co.); Damian Castaneda, John Sharp (Lincoln Co.); Edgar Solis, Ryan Tacuba, Pepe Vargas (Shelbyville).

Goalkeeper of the Year – Dane Holley, Columbia Central; Defender of the Year – Eduardo AJ, Shelbyville; Midfielder of the Year – Victor Ramirez, Columbia Central; Forward of the Year – Brewer Wall, Columbia Central; Freshman of the Year – Kolby Themm, Shelbyville; Coach of the Year – Greg Szydlowski, Columbia Central.

Roundup: Baseball, softball recaps

Baseball

Summertown 9, Union City 0: Grant Burleson struck out 10 in six innings and hit his eighth home run of the season as the Eagles (10-1) opened their weekend tournament with a win over their visiting foe from West Tennessee. Burleson held the Golden Tornadoes to two hits before Jake Smith came on for the final inning. At the plate, the Columbia State signee added a double and went 3-for-4 at the plate as did Skyler Trousdale. Drake Blackwood finished 4-for-4 with a triple and a two-bagger.

Lincoln Co. 10, Columbia Central 3: Three of the Falcons’ 11 hits went for home runs, and the host Lions committed four errors in the District 8-AAA matchup. Hudson Adams and Luke Uselton each had a pair of hits for Central (2-12, 1-7), but Lincoln County (6-4, 5-1) got to starter Koen Fagan for eight hits and eight runs (six earned) in four innings – breaking open the game with a four-run third to extend an early 2-1 lead. Uselton struck out four in three innings of relief.

Softball

Summit 10, Independence 0: North Alabama signee Elena Escobar allowed just five hits and struck out 10, but the Spartan offense didn’t secure the District 11-AAA victory until posting an eight-run seventh – sending 11 hitters to the plate and taking advantage of three errors by the hosts. Malia Scott, Ashlyn Easley, Dixie Corbin and Abby O’Reilly each had a pair of hits for Summit (5-3, 3-1). Morgan Brown had two of Independence’s five hits.

Roundup: Baseball, softball recaps

Baseball

Columbia Acad. 11, Franklin Road Acad. 1: Bryant Beranek sat down 13 of Franklin Road’s hitters on strikes Tuesday. The Bulldog tossed six innings, giving up one run on two hits in the outing. Max Ballard provided an offensive gem, going a perfect 4-for-4 at the dish with four RBIs. He and Kavares Tears had home runs in the win. Tanner Ham added three hits, two RBIs and two runs scored.

Summit 10, Spring Hill 6: Alex Runk drove in four runs with a bases-clearing double and a sacrifice fly for Summit to help his team to a big 11-AAA win over Spring Hill. The double put Summit ahead 10-1 in the sixth. Spring Hill did not go away quietly, however, putting up four runs in the bottom half of the inning, including a Dawson Hargove double and Nathaniel Huntinger 2-RBI single. Jason Hamm pitched two innings for the Spartans, and Parker Dean went five full. Jackson Marbet took the loss on the hill, going three innings and giving up two earned runs while striking out three and walking five Summit hitters.

Lincoln Co. 9, Columbia Central 1: A five-run third inning for Lincoln County put the Falcons in front comfortably and they cruised to an 8-AAA win Tuesday. Columbia Central managed just two hits in the game, though one was a solo home run from Ta’Vin Barner in the fourth inning. Sam Pale tallied the only other Lions hit of the game. Barner took the loss, giving up seven earned runs on six hits. He did notch six strikeouts as well.

Lawrence Co. 5, Tullahoma 4: Bryson McFall walked and then found his way home in the 8th inning on a Tullahoma error to lift his Wildcat team to an 8-AAA win. Colton Moore shut down the host Wildcats in the bottom half with a 1-2-3 inning on a ground out and two strikeouts. Moore was also 2-for-4 at the plate with a pair of RBIs.

Zion Chr. 11, Providence Chr. 1: Luke Perko pitched a gem and helped himself at the plate in his team’s win Tuesday. Perko was 2-for-4 with three RBIs in the win, while also pitching five innings and giving up no earned runs on just three hits. Jackson Hughes was 3-for-3 and also had three RBIs for the Eagles.

Independence 1, Dickson Co. 0: Senior pitcher Will Tobin tossed a no-hitter against Dickson County, striking out nine and walking just one.

Softball

Zion Chr. 18, Riverside Chr. 0: Rebecca Hazard was hazardous with a bat in her hand on Tuesday. The Lady Eagles’ cleanup hitter certainly lived up to her title, as she went 2-for-3 in Zion’s win with six RBIs. She drove in two runs on a triple in the first inning, another when she was hit by a pitch later in the same inning, which the Eagles plated eight runs. She also had a three-run home run later in the game. Kyndall Daranovich and Claire Boyd combined for the four-inning shutout in the circle.

Columbia Acad. 8, Middle Tenn. Chr. 1: Averi Slaughter was dominant in the circle for Columbia Academy, pitching a complete game and giving up one earned run on four hits and striking out eight for the Lady Bulldogs. At the plate, Journey Mitchell, Chloe Carter and Laney Turner each had a pair of hits, while Karli Quillin drove in three runs with a bases-clearing triple in the fourth.

Franklin 3, Summit 2: Following seven scoreless innings, both teams awakened their bats in the eighth inning with the host Lady Admirals getting the extra run they needed on a Summit error that allowed two runs to score on a ground ball in the infield. In the top of the eighth, Summit got an RBI on a suicide squeeze from Ellery Stephenson, and she would later score on a Franklin error to give the Spartan women a 2-0 lead. Lily Kate Richards went seven innings for Summit, giving up no earned runs and scattering four hits.

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Softball

Lincoln Co. 4, Columbia Central 1: The host Lady Lions managed just two hits and fell behind early, yielding a pair of runs in the first inning of their District 8-AAA contest and two more in the Lady Falcons’ following two at-bats.

Columbia Acad. 9-4, Russellville (Ala.) 0-2: Karli Quillin, Kennedy Chatman and Tori Duval each had three hits for the Lady Bulldogs as they were victorious in their opener at the Gulf Coast Classic in Gulf Shores, Ala. Duval homered and drove in four runs, while Carson-Newman signee Journey Mitchell and Anna Brewer combined to strike out eight in four innings in the circle. In the second contest, CA got five strikeouts in three innings from Averi Slaughter with Duval and Abbigail Adkins each getting two hits.

Zion Chr. 21, Grace Chr. 5: The Lady Eagles scored in each of their four at-bats, with Halle Adcox going 2-for-5 with two doubles, a pair of runs and five RBI. Elizabeth Wood also had two hits for the hosts in their Division II-A District 3 victory.

Lawrence Co. 1, Spring Hill 0: Spring Hill’s Katherine Carter, a Jacksonville State signee, and Lawrence County’s Samantha Staggs dueled on Monday night, and the Lady Cats small-balled their way to a win. Lawrence County laid down three bunts in the seventh inning to bring home the game-winning run. Carter struck out 15 Lady Cats in the loss. Alabama A&M signee D’Naijah Wade led the Lady Raiders at the plate with a pair of hits.

Baseball

Mt. Pleasant 11, Culleoka 4: The visiting Tigers broke open their District 10-A contest with a five-run second inning as Hayden Holt doubled home a pair of runs and Codell Gilliam added a two-run single. Mt. Pleasant scored four more runs in the third inning to pull away. Culleoka got an RBI base hit from Carson Lovell in the first inning and a three-run homer in the fifth.

Loretto 15, Collinwood 0: Connor Clemons went the distance on the mound for the Mustangs, striking out eight and allowing just two hits, with Josh Porter, Tristen Green and Clint Seymore keying a seven-run third-inning rally in the 12-A matchup.

Summit 13, Brentwood 2: Alex Runk, Cameron Lee and Max Fell each drove in runs during the Spartans’ five-run fourth en route to the 11-AAA road victory. Fell struck out nine in four innings, limiting the Bruins to two runs, with Logan Franzoni and Robert Gallardo teaming to cover the final two innings.

Ravenwood 9, Spring Hill 3: The host Raptors did their damage early, grabbing a four-run first-inning lead and adding runs in each of their following three at-bats. Spring Hill managed just four hits, with Nathaniel Huntzinger doubling in a run for the Raiders and Brantly Whitwell adding an RBI base hit.

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Roundup: Baseball, softball, tennis results

Baseball

Summit 3, Franklin 1 (9 inn.): Summit outdueled district foe Franklin on Monday night, getting a pair of runs in the top of the ninth to steal a road win.

Summit pitchers combined for 17 strikeouts, while Franklin’s AJ Russell was pulled in the eighth inning with a no-hitter and 15 strikeouts in the game. He’d thrown 107 pitches to that point in the contest.

Brady Hendrix singled home the go-ahead run in the ninth for the Spartans.

Summertown 10, Wayne Co. 0 (6 inn.): Cory Francis threw a two-hit shutout for the Eagles, striking out 15 in the team’s District 12-A opener. Summertown broke the game open offensively with a five-run fourth inning as Grant Burleson and Gavin Burleson each had RBI doubles in the rally and Lane Burleson added a run-scoring base hit.

Loretto 16, Perry Co. 0 (3 inn.): Loretto scored eight runs in both the second and third innings to earn a win in their District 12-A opener. The Mustangs had just five hits, but took full advantage of 10 Vikings errors. Caden Porter and Austin McDow each had a pair of hits and three RBIs for Loretto. Garrett Fisher got the win, going two full innings and striking out three.

Softball

Columbia Central 13, Tullahoma 3 (6 inn.): Saviya Morgan was a force Monday night, as the youngster was 4-for-4 at the plate with an RBI and seven stolen bases in the game.

In addition to Morgan’s monster performance, Tashiya Lyles, Samaria Davis and Summer Hooten each drove in a pair of runs for the Lady Lions.

Hooten got the win in the circle, giving up three runs — only one earned — on four hits and striking out two Lady Cats.

Lincoln Co. 9, Lawrence Co. 5: Lincoln County scored three runs in the first inning and the Lady Falcons held off a late Lawrence County rally to get a District 8-AAA win. Josie Hall hit a two-run homer in the first for Lincoln County to open scoring. Lawrence County was led by senior Taylor Hine, who went 2-for-2 with an RBI and Carley Fields added another pair of hits and an RBI as well in the loss.

Tennis

Columbia Acad. boys 7, Summertown 0: Miles Nixon and Aaron Sullivan each picked up singles victories and teamed for a doubles win Monday for the triumphant Bulldogs.

Keyton Kodatt, Hayes Lewis and Garrett Hixson also win in singles, with Kodatt and Lewis claiming a doubles victory.

Summertown girls 6, Columbia Acad. 1: Ella Konig and Gracie Kelly led the way for the Lady Eagles, winning their singles matches in addition to a doubles victory. Summertown’s Hope Jones and Emma Perry also won in singles, with Sassy Dotson and Libby Konig earning a doubles decision.

Anna Claire Butt picked up a singles win for Columbia Academy.