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Messenger Sports Briefs for September 9

Messenger Sports Briefs for September 9
Briefly

Jr. Twisters defused
by explosive Lake Co.

Lake County exploded for 36 second-quarter points on its way to a 58-28 romp over Union City in middle school football action Tuesday night in Tiptonville.
The Jr. Falcons built on an 8-0 first quarter lead and were comfortably in front 44-12 at the intermission.
UCMS had a pair of kickoff returns for touchdowns — an 85-yarder by Jamie Hyde and a 45-yarder by Dontarius Owens.
Iroa Smith had a 42-yard TD run and a pair of two-point conversion carries, while the Twisters’ other score came via a 23-yard pass from Hyde to Owens in the first half.
Smith paced the UC defense with seven tackles.
Union City, now 1-3 overall and 0-3 in West Tennessee Athletic Conference play, will host Northview next Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

Martin is no match
for Lady Generals

The Lake Road softball team had its way with Martin during a 12-0 rout on Tuesday.
Carly Whipple was a perfect 3-for-3 with two runs batted in, while winning pitcher Alex Wilson and Hannah Cavness each finished the contest 2-for-3 with a pair of ribbies.
With the triumph, the Lady Generals improve to 6-0 on the campaign.
LR returns to action on the Obion Central field Thursday evening at 7 against Ridgemont.

OC golfers in middle
of Trenton trio match

Obion Central was in the middle of the action on the golf course on Tuesday.
The Rebels fell to the three-way match’s host and victor Trenton 179-186, but finished 22 strokes ahead of third-place Halls.
John Michael Green and Ethan Rudd shared medalist honors for OC with each shooting a 42, while Garrett Booth recorded a 50 and Tyler Berner carded a 52.
Trevor Riley also took to the links, but his 53 was not counted in his team’s cumulative total.
The Rebel golf team returns to action on Thursday at the Wingfoot Classic.

Hillcrest softballers
come up short twice

The Hillcrest softball team came up just short twice at Dyer on Tuesday.
The Lady Cougars fell 1-0 in the first game of the doubleheader and lost 5-4 in the second contest.
In Game 1, losing pitcher Juliane Albright hurled a no-hitter and struck out three, but a fielding error allowed the Eagles to gain the triumph.
No H’crest hitters recorded safeties in the first game.
During the second outing, Alea Ragsdale absorbed the mound defeat, while Ashlyn Runions paced the offensive troops for Hillcrest (3-5) with a double and a single.
Otherwise, Jessie Perry singled twice, while Becca Robb and Maci McDaniel each had one safety.
The Lady Cougars return to the diamond on Monday against Lake Road at Obion Central.
That game is slated to start at 6 p.m.

Milan Pink Ribbon 5K
scheduled for Oct. 3

The Pink Ribbon Run 5K is scheduled for Oct. 3 in Milan.
The event, which will take place in the City Park, will begin at 9 a.m. with registration starting at 8:15 the day of the race.
Registration is $20 on the day of the event or $15 is received by Sept. 20.
For more information call 414-0263 or e-mail relays5ks@gmail.com.

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