Weekend Prep Update

McKenzie Anderson of the Lady Raider soccer team prepares to deliver a corner kick in Saturday's scrimmage play day.

McKenzie Anderson of the Lady Raider soccer team prepares to deliver a corner kick in Saturday’s scrimmage play day.

Controlling the ball for 80% of the scrimmage was not enough as the Westwood Rockets football team fell 14 to 6 to Mt. Pleasant on Friday night in the Cascade Jamboree. The Rockets used their ball control offense to perfection, but a pair of big play by the Tigers spelled doom for the Boys in Blue. Head coach Chad Dyer came out of the scrimmage pleased with his team’s progress as the team played error free as they did not hurt themselves with penalties or turnovers. The Rockets open the regular season on Thursday night as they travel to Lynchburg to take on Moore County in a 6:30 PM contest. Coach Dyer was a guest on Saturday’s Coffee Coaches Show and you can hear the podcast of his interview by visiting the Coffee Coaches Show Facebook page.
Brock Freeze and a pair of Coffee County Middle School Raider football players were also guests on Saturday’s Show. The Raiders dropped a scrimmage to Rock Springs on Friday but his young squad showed signs of improvement. The Raiders will take part in a 4 team scrimmage day on Saturday morning at Grundy County beginning at 9 AM at the OLD Grundy County High School field in Tracy City.
The CHS Red Raider football team closed out their first week in pads with an intersquad scrimmage game on Saturday. The Raiders will travel to Grundy County on Friday evening for a 6:00 PM scrimmage with Grundy County. The Raiders finish the preseason on Friday, August 14th when they take on Spring Hill in the Forrest Jamboree.
The CHS volleyball team traveled to Chattanooga for a scrimmage play day on Saturday. The young Lady Raider team finished the 5 contest day with a split with Signal Mountain and a straight set win over Red Bank against much taller competition. Coach Andrew Taylor was pleased with the poise, unity and composure shown by his young squad all day long. He was pleased with the Lady Raiders service game as the preseason portion of his schedule ends on Thursday. The Lady Raiders travel to Crossville to take on Cumberland County for a 5 PM scrimmage on Thursday as Coach Taylor looks to settle starting positions for a pair of outside hitters prior to the start of the regular season.
The CHS soccer team got a pair of victories at their 14th annual scrimmage play day on Saturday. The Lady Raiders got excellent play from seniors Izzy Huddleston and Maclay Brandon as Coach David Amado had nothing but praise for their effort and leadership. Coach Amado also praised the play of his freshmen and sophomore classes as he looks for several of them to push for starting positions. The Lady Raiders will host Oakland on Thursday night at the Raider Soccer Field for a scrimmage as the Lady Raiders look to improve their defense and work on closing out contests strong.
The Coffee County golf teams will host their first home match of the year on Monday at Willowbrook. The Raiders and Lady Raiders will play host to Cookeville in a match set to tee off at 1:00 PM.