In a wild and crazy game in Chattanooga Thursday afternoon the Coffee County Lady Raiders took on Baylor school in softball.
The Lady Raiders jumped to an early 4-0 lead thanks to Bricen Hunt and Anna Spellings each hitting 2-run homers. Baylor would come back to take an 8-4 lead. Coffee County’s Anna Spellings would hit her second homer of the day, a Grand Slam to tie the game at 8. Baylor took the lead back at 10-8 and the Spellings would hit her 3rd homer of the day to get the Raiders within one. After Coffee County tied the crazy game up at 10 Baylor would take an 11-10 lead into the 6th. In the 7th Coffee County’s Brianna Jones hit the 5th homer of the day for Coffee County tying the game at 11. The game would move to an extra inning with Coffee County pulling out a 12-11 win.
Coffee County will play at Cookeville on Tuesday.
The Coffee County Red Raider baseball team traveled to take on Warren County in the District 6AAA In Season Tournament on Thursday being held in McMinnville. Junior pitcher Caleb Koger was strong in the complete game effort surrendering 4 hits in 6 innings, but it was not enough to get the win as Warren County won by a final of 3 to 2. Koger surrendered his 1st earned run of the season in the 5th inning to break a 2 – 2 tie. Coffee County got their 2 runs in the 3rd inning on a Jacob Prater sacrifice bunt and an RBI single from John Reese Gilmer. Gilmer finished the night with 2 singles while Tyler Cavender was 2 for 4 from the plate with 2 doubles. For their efforts, Cavender and Koger were named the Gateway Tire and Service Center Co-Players of the game.
Coffee County will be back in action at 8 PM tomorrow night taking on Cumberland County in day #2 of the District 6AAA In Season Tournament. They conclude the tournament on Saturday taking on Cookeville at 3 PM and White County at 4:30. All these games will take place at Warren County High School.
Our next broadcast of Coffee County sports will take place on Monday as the Red Raider baseball team hosts LaVergne at 6 PM. We will begin our broadcast with the pregame show beginning at 5:50 here on Thunder Radio.