The Coffee County Lady Raiders are competing in the Gibbs softball tournament in Knoxville Friday and Saturday at Caswell Park.
Going into the bottom of the 7th (in the international tie-breaker) down 1-0 in a time-limit game against Farragut the Lady Raiders managed to score one run and end the game in a tie.
Freshman Shelby Scrivnor got the game tying hit for Coffee County. She and Taylor Barnes had two hits each.
Brianna Jones gave up four hits and had 15 strikeouts. Jones is now 30 strikeouts away from 1,000 for her career.
Facing the host Eagles in game #2 of Friday evening, the Lady Raiders saw Gibbs get a first inning home run from Olivia Wheeler which was all Gibbs needed to drop the Lady Raiders 3 to 0. Kaylee Skipper got the start giving up only 1 earned run on 2 Lady Raider errors and was saddled with the loss. The Lady Raiders scattered 4 hits and mounted a threat in the 2nd inning but could not crack the scoreboard.
Raven Rogers helped the Coffee County Lady Raiders to a 14-0 victory over Lenoir City on Saturday in Knoxville at the Gibbs High School tournament. She had a strong game at the plate and on the rubber.
Rogers was perfect at the dish, going 2-2, scoring twice and she had an RBI.
Rogers pitched lights out for the Lady Raiders. Lenoir City managed just one hit off of Rogers, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out three during her five innings of work.
Taylor Barnes, Shelby Giles and Brianna Jones knocked in 3 runs each. Jones had a 2-run homer.
Rhianna Roberson, Shelby Scrivnor, Meagan Phillips, Shelby Giles and Rogers all had 2 hits each.
Despite only getting one hit and giving up 10 the Coffee County Central Lady Raiders defeated Grace Christian 3-2 on Saturday.
Claire Spellings scored the winning run for Coffee County as she was running for Brianna Jones who had the only hit for the Lady Raiders.
Pitcher Kaylee Skipper went the distance as Coffee County picked up their 15th win of the season.
In Coffee County’s final game of tournament in Knoxville they were no-hit by Maryville in a 7-1 loss.
Brittany Williams scored the only run for the Lady Raiders. Raven Rogers suffered the loss.
Coffee County heads into Monday’s match-up at home against district foe Lincoln County with an overall record of 15-3-1 and a District 8-AAA mark of 8-0.