Messenger Sports Briefs for September 17

Messenger Sports Briefs for September 17

Central golf boys
falls a shot short

The Obion Central boys’ golf team came up one shot short of winning a four-way match in its final regular season golf outing of the fall on Thursday in Covington.
The Rebels finished in second place with an 184 — a stroke behind first-place Dyersburg.
OC was four shots ahead of Covington (188).
Rebel Garrett Booth had the day’s low round with a 40, while Trevor Riley fired a 43. Also, OC’s Cameron Green offered a 50, while Ryan Middlebrook carded a 51.
On the girls’ side, the Lady Rebels (122) finished a shot behind third-place Crockett County.
Krissy Worrell paced OC with a 58, while Samantha Wallace and Ashlyn Runions each shot 64s.
Covington won the girls’ match with a 103.
Both OC golf teams return to the links on Tuesday at Dyersburg for the district tournament.

OC soccer ladies
blank Gibson County

Add another victory to the win column for the Obion Central girls’ soccer team.
The Lady Rebels blanked Gibson County 4-0 on Thursday to improve to 5-1-1 on the campaign.
Brooke Jennings had OC’s lone first half goal.
In the second half, Mandi McDaniel and Hope Montgomery each had a goal, while Jennings made another score.
OC goalie Taylor Baker had eight saves.  
The Lady Rebels host Westview on Tuesday at 5:30.

Latest LR shutout
is of Martin nature

Page Russell struck out six and spun a two-hitter as Lake Road blanked Martin 2-0 on the jayvee softball diamond Thursday.
Robin Lewis had an RBI single for the Lady Generals (7-2), while Caitlin Jones also added a safety for the victors.
LR plays Black Oak on Monday at Obion Central.

Pop weekly victors
have shot advantage

Poplar Meadows Country Club held its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winners shooting an 8-under.
The winning team included Bobby Russell, Matt Russell, Robert Huffstutter, Rick Smith and Glen Vanderford.
Finishing in second at 7-under par was the team of Ron Cooper, Dan Frankum, Terry Wiseman and Dave Frankum; and the team of Kurt Baggett, Kyle Bailey, Kyle Baggett and Phillip White.
The scramble begins at 5:30 p.m. each week. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.
Anyone interested in participating should call 885-3650 by 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Obion Central is 1st
at Fayette-Ware run

Both the Obion Central cross country girls and boy finished in first place on Thursday at the Fayette-Ware Invitational.
OC’s Ali McEwen (22:47) and Joshua Gale (18:12) were the respective winners in the girls’ and boys’ races.
Others finishing in the top 15 for the Lady Rebels were Kris Storey, Nicole Storey, Peyton Daniel, Autumn Yates, Whittney Dodd, Brittney Dodd, Claire Davis and Christian Jackson.
Tanner Noles, Coleman Dunn, Jackson Smith and Eric Brann all medaled in the boys’ race.
OC runs again on Tuesday at Dyer County.

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