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Messenger Sports Briefs for October 2

Messenger Sports Briefs for October 2

Tornado junior varsity
records victory at DC

A five-yard touchdown run by Shawn Weaks and subsequent two-point conversion by Kelly Scales in the fourth quarter lifted the Union City B-team to an 8-6 victory over Dyer County Monday night at Newbern.

The Choctaws had scored in the second period for a 6-0 lead before UC’s late rally.

An interception in the final minutes by Branson Sherwood sealed the Tornado victory.

Union City will continue its junior varsity schedule on Thursday when the Twister freshmen host McKenzie.

UC’s Potter leads trio
at regional golf match

Katie Potter’s 98 represented the top finish of Obion County’s three-player contingent in the Region 7A-AA Golf Tournament at the Tennessee River Golf Club in Decaturville Monday.

Following Union City’s Potter, Hannah Chappell of Obion Central carded a 115. South Fulton’s Maeghan Eaves finished with a 116.

Rachel Detain of team champion USJ was the tourney medalist with a 71.

The Lady Bruins won the championship with a score of 149 and will advance to the state tournament. Lexington placed second with a 167.

UCMS squad season
ends with D’burg loss

Union City Middle School wound up its 2007 football season with a 30-0 loss at Dyersburg Monday night.

The Jr. Tornadoes, who finished the season at 3-5, struggled after standout player Keylon Hyde went down with an arm injury and did not score a touchdown over their final 10 quarters.

Dyersburg led Monday’s game 16-0 at the half.

Titans’ weekly honor
to Mt. Juliet skipper

Jackson North Side head coach Pat Massey received strong consideration for the Tennessee Titans’ high school coach of the week honors after a 42-32 win over cross-town rival Jackson South Side.

However, the award was ultimately given to Mt. Juliet skipper Roger Perry.
Perry’s Golden Bears overcame a 21-point first quarter deficit to defeat Lebanon 33-21 Friday night.

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