Prep Roundup For Tuesday April 22

Zach Holder looks for a hit against Franklin County on Tuesday.

Zach Holder looks for a hit against Franklin County on Tuesday.

It took 9 innings for Coffee County’s baseball team to finish off Franklin County, 3-2 on Tuesday night at Powers Field. Kyle Douglas pitched all 9 9 inning for the Raiders striking out 11. Hunter Smithson hit the ball well for Coffee County with a single and a solo homer. He scored twice and he had an RBI.
In the bottom of the 9th with 2 outs Douglas reached on an error, Tyler Canvender singled and Peyton Meeker finished the night with an RBI bullet up the middle to score Douglas. Meeker and Smithson were named the Co-Gateway Tire and Service Center players of the game.
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Wednesday night the Raiders travel to Winchester to take on the Rebels again.

Coffee County's only senior softball player Anna Spellings with Head Coach Terry Floyd on Senior Night.. Photo by Dennis Weaver

Coffee County’s only senior softball player Anna Spellings with Head Coach Terry Floyd on Senior Night.. Photo by Dennis Weaver

In softball action Coffee County picked up 6-1 District 8-AAA win at home over Columbia. The Lady Raiders scored two runs in the 1st, 2nd and 5th innings. Kaylee Skipper had 2 RBI and Coffee County’s only senior Anna Spellings came through on Senior Night with a hit, an RBI and scored once. Haley Hinshaw and Tori Bell had 2 hits and an RBI each.
Bethany Baker was the winning pitcher.
Wednesday night at 7pm the Lady Raiders will host Shelbyville.

In high school tennis Coffee County took on White County. The boy’s team lost to the Warriors 6-3 on Tuesday. Coffee County winners were: Andrew Henley in singles and doubles teams of Matt and Kyle Johnson and Andy Stout and Andrew Henley.
In girls play the Lady Raiders won 5-4. Winners were: Doubles teams of Abby Ferrell and Karlee Reed Alex Crossland and Maddie Taylor and Kristen Shelton and Audra Schaeffer. In singles: Madi Taylor and Audra Schaeffer.
Coffee County will play in the district varsity and junior varsity tournament on Thursday at Sewanee beginning at 10 AM.

Five Red Raider soccer players scored their 1st goal of the year on Tuesday night as Coffee County defeated Warren County 6 to 0 on Senior Night at Carden-Jarrell Field. Pedro Hernandez, no stranger to the scoring column, laced a ball past the keeper in the 15th minute off a beautiful assist from Abelene Barerra. From there, freshmen Ethan Hickman and Chase Harper notched goals in the first half. In the second half, Marcos Villegas and Nick Hough got their first goals of the year and John Parringer scored his 1st career goal to provide the final margin. Raider keeper Lafredo Ramirez stopped the few shots that got thru to him as the senior laden defensive group kept Warren County bottled up all night. The Raiders are back at home on Thursday night as they host Franklin County in a pivotal District 8AAA match with a possible home district tournament match on the line. Kick off will be a 7 PM at Carden-Jarrell Field.

Westwood saw their 10 game winning streak come to a close on Tuesday night as conference leading Community grounded the Rockets 5 to 1. Westwood’s Raven Rogers struck out 9 batters but the Lady Rockets could only muster 4 hits. Kristen Wray had an RBI single for Westwood driving in Danielle Baker for the lone Rocket run. Westwood will enter the conference tournament on Friday as the #3 seed. Time and opponent will be announced later in the week.