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Coffee Middle Wins Conference Title, Plus Other Sports

Kasarah Scheller scores ahead of the throw on Saturday.. Photo by Dennis Weaver

Kasarah Scheller scores ahead of the throw on Saturday.. Photo by Dennis Weaver

The Lady Raiders of Coffee Middle completed an undefeated regular season conference schedule with a 7 to 2 win over Tullahoma on Saturday. The Lady Raiders got 5 runs in the 2nd inning behind 3 walks and 3 hits. In the inning Coffee Middle got a 2 RBI single from Grace Pippenger, an RBI single from Tatum Baldwin and an RBI double from Shelby Scrivnor. Pippenger and Scrivnor each finished the game with 3 RBI a piece. Defensively, the Lady Raiders got 3 double plays to snuff out Tullahoma rallies in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th innings. With the win, the Lady Raiders posted a perfect 12 and 0 record in conference play and will be the #1 seed in the CTC Tournament that begins Tuesday in Winchester. The Lady Raiders will receive a bye and their first game is tentatively set for Wednesday. The Lady Raiders will play host to Siegel on Monday night in a non-conference game that begins at 5:30 PM.

Lavergne got their bats going early against Coffee County in the Border Battle softball tournament on Friday afternoon. Lavergne held a 5-1 lead after just 2 ½ innings. Coffee County fought back with 2 runs in the third on a homerun by Anna Spellings. Coffee County playing without a few of its starting players due to Friday night’s prom managed to tie the game in the 4th at 5-5. Due to the time limit the game would end with scored tied. Spellings led the hitting attack knocking in 3 runs.
Greenbrier was the next opponent for Coffee County in the Border Battle in Fayetteville. Greenbrier scored two runs in first and that lead would hold up for the 2-1 win. Kaylee Skipper had two hits and an RBI for Coffee County.
The loss dropped the Lady Raiders to 16-9-1 on the season.
The Coffee County High School softball team played Richland on Saturday morning. After leading 2-0 the Lady Raiders could not hold off Richland. Tied at two going into the 7th Coffee County scored twice but a 3-run homer by Richland gave them the 5-4 win. Haley Hinshaw and Kaylee Skipper had two hits each for the Lady Raiders.
An ace performance by Brianna Jones led the Coffee County Central Lady Raiders to a 4-0 win over Stewarts Creek on Saturday.
Brianna got the win for the Lady Raiders thanks to 11 strikeouts and allowing just one hit.
The players that did not play on Friday or Saturday morning due to the prom were back with the team on Saturday afternoon.
Shelby Giles and Bethany Baker had 2 hits and an RBI each.
In Coffee County’s final game of the Border Battle the Lady Raiders fell to Dickson County 2-0. Despite giving up no earned runs Brianna Jones took the tough luck loss.
Coffee County at 17-11-1 on the season will play at Tullahoma on Monday night at 7pm. The game will be broadcast live on Thunder Radio.

The Westwood Rockets baseball season came to a close in the elimination bracket of the Duck River Valley Conference Tournament on Friday night. The Rockets dropped a heartbreaking 14 to 5 decision to Moore County to close out Tyrell Campbell’s first season at the helm of the Rocket program. Carlos Medina finished his Rocket career going 3 for 4 at the plate with an RBI. Hunter Courtoy was 2 for 4 and Chance Lowery was 1 for 3 with 2 RBI.