Messenger Sports Briefs for September 10

Messenger Sports Briefs for September 10

Briefly Rallying

Ridgemont upends Lake Road Ridgemont struck for three runs in the sixth inning to overtake Lake Road and claim a 4-3 victory in middle school softball action on Thursday. Autumn Payne knocked in the winning run for the Lady Mustangs, while triumphant pitcher Sheridan Bugg had a triple and single.

Also, R’mont’s Landry Webster smacked a double, while Jessica Hobbs singled. Lady Generals’ Lynsey Berner and Kaitlyn Howard each hit and an RBI. On the mound, Bugg struck out six and walked a pair. Losing pitcher Paige Russell finished with four punchouts.

The Lady Mustangs return to action this weekend at the Lake County Invitational. LR plays Hillcrest on Monday at Obion Central.

Red Devil boosters to meet on Monday

The South Fulton athletic booster club will be meeting Monday evening at 6 in the high school/middle school library. Coaches’ reports, as well as the normal business of the club, will be reviewed.

All parents, booster club members, prospective members and supporters of the athletic programs at South Fulton High School and Middle School are encouraged to attend. Best-ever is OC line after soccer triumph The Obion Central girls’ soccer team — in its second year of existence — ensured its best record ever Thursday with a 2-1 victory over Sacred Heart in Jackson.

With the victrory, OC improves to 3-1-1 on the campaign. Mandi McDaniel accounted for both Lady Rebel goals. Paige Hicks and Baylie Boucher both offered assists. Central goalie Taylor Baker had 11 saves. The Lady Rebels return to action on Tuesday at Troy against Haywood.

SF unable to hit net in shutout at Alamo

South Fulton’s soccer team couldn’t find the goal during Thursday’s 6-0 defeat at Crockett County. The upstart Devilette team has numerous unsuccessful shots on the goal, according to coach Mixon Moore.

SF goalie Bethany Graves had 12 saves. The Devilettes (1-4-1) play at Trenton on Monday.

Westview’s Coady is Titans’ honoree

Westview head football coach Don Coady was honored as the Tennessee Titans’ Coach of the Week for Week 2. The Chargers ended Milan’s 31-game regular-season winning streak with a 15-14 victory last Friday.

Through the Titans’ Foundation, team owner K.S. “Bud” Adams, Jr. has made a $1,000 contribution to the Westview football program in Coady’s honor. Coady will be the Titans’ guest at the Titans-Houston Texans’ game on Dec. 19 when the team honors Coach of the Week winners and announces the Coach of the Year.

Also receiving strong consideration in this week’s poll was Keith Henry of Cofield School, Elizabethton’s Shawn Witten and Gallatin’s Robert Lassiter.

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