Spring Fling was once again a rousing success for the TSSAA, but the organization needs to take a close look at the baseball format.
Dobyns-Bennett’s Lainey Hill and Sydney Berry knew what they were up against in the TSSAA Large Schools doubles tennis championship.
MURFREESBORO — The latest showdown between Jenna Hutchins and Sasha Neglia had the crowd in a frenzy at the TSSAA large schools state track and field championships.
MURFREESBORO — Lainey Hill and Sydney Berry romped to the girls doubles finals at the TSSAA state individual tennis large schools championships on Thursday at Old Fort Park.
MURFREESBORO — University High met its match in the state baseball tournament.
MURFREESBORO — Science Hill built a four-run lead against Bartlett before falling 8-4 in Wednesday’s elimination game at the TSSAA Class AAA baseball tournament at Siegel High School.
Summit scored four runs in the final inning to beat Science Hill 7-3 in the opening round of the TSSAA Class AAA baseball playoffs at Siegel High School on Tuesday.
Coach Sara Wallingford: “To be one of the top four teams in the state again, I’m really proud of them. That’s quite the accomplishment in itself, but it’s especially good when you consider their only loss came in the state semifinals.”
Sullivan North’s Adam Nelson will be making his second consecutive trip to Murfreesboro after beating Johnson County’s Mason Stanley 7-5, 6-0 in the boys’ singles final.
When spring sports began in March, optimistic teams set their sights on Murfreesboro. For the teams still in the hunt this week, the Spring Fling dream is just two wins away.
The Greene Devils added their first state baseball title and second consecutive soccer crown to the school’s trophy case mere months after winning the Class 4A football championship.
Even though Willa Rogers and Lainey Hill didn’t win a state title, the Dobyns-Bennett doubles team had a great couple of days in Murfreesboro.
“I’ve run a faster time, but I’m not disappointed with this race. I’ve got a couple of cross country state championships, but it was my first track state championship after I got hurt last year.”
In the TSSAA Small School boys singles quarterfinals, Sullivan North junior Adam Nelson dropped a 6-4, 6-2 decision to Will Christian of Trinity Christian on Thursday in Murfreesboro.
Evan Carter crushed a line drive to center field with a runner on second in the top of the 10th inning, and Elizabethton is still in the hunt for a Class AA state baseball championship.