The Coffee County Middle School baseball team played host to the Middle Tennessee Monarchs on Thursday. Hosting the Rutherford County team for the 2nd time in 3 days, the Red Raiders celebrated 8th Grade Night. The Monarchs exploded for 3 runs in the 5th inning as they dropped Coffee Middle 7 to 3.
With Coffee County leading 2 to 1 entering the 5th inning, the Monarchs got a 2 out rally to score 3 runs with the help of a walk, an error and a pair of hits. The Red Raiders were held to 4 hits. Jacob Holder had a single, a double and 2 RBI. Tristan Grissom and Remington Banks each had a single.
Coffee Middle returns to the diamond on Monday when they open up the final week of the regular season at home playing host to Tullahoma. First pitch is set for 5 PM.