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Lady Rebs open play
with comeback win
Obion Central rallied with a five-run bottom of the sixth frame to beat Grace Baptist Academy 10-9 in prep softball Thursday at Soddy Daisy High School.
The Lady Rebels (18-4) had watched GBA score four times in the top of the inning to break a 5-all tie before mounting their game-winning comeback.
Alex Wilson drove in four runs for OC with a double and a triple, while Ashlyn Runions went 3-for-3 with a RBI. Carly Whipple had two hits in three triples with a ribbie as did Kayla Bramlett.
Macy Allison picked up her 11th win in relief of starting pitcher Baylie Boucher. Allison walked one and allowed two hits.
OC plays in the Lady Trojan Invitational at Memorial Park in Soddy Daisy today, facing East Hamilton of Chattanooga at 3 and then Chattanooga Baylor at 4:30.

Scorecard playoff
picks ‘Pop’ winners
Poplar Meadows Country Club had its first weekly scramble of the season Wednesday with the winning team shooting 6-under par.
The winning team, in a scorecard playoff, included Tony Westbrooks, Chris Tidwell, Matt Sanner, David Puckett, Charles Denaburg and Greg Bozier.
Also shooting 6-under par was the team of Brad Dame, Matt Russell, Bobby Russell, Robert Huffstetler and Rick Smith; the team of Portis Tanner, Wynn Burnett, Roger Alexander, Ron Cooper and Clint Damron; and the team of Don Lyerly, John Hale, Kirk Stone, Kenny Courtwright and Tim Shanks.
The scramble, which is held each Wednesday, is $10 for members and $15 for non-members and includes dinner.
Participants are asked to call 885-3650 by 3 p.m. each Wednesday to sign up.

Titans have spot
for defensive end
NASHVILLE (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have signed veteran defensive end Leger Douzable to bolster a position that may lose three players to free agency.
The Titans announced the move on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not released.
He played the last two years with the Jacksonville Jaguars, seeing action in 31 games and making 88 tackles, one sack and nine tackles for loss. Last season he started six games.
Titans General Manager Ruston Webster says Douzable can play both end and tackle, making him valuable in the team’s defensive scheme.
He has played for the New York Giants and St. Louis Rams besides Jacksonville.
Published in The Messenger 4.6.12

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