Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs
OC-UC baseball game
moved to Elam field

Friday’s Obion Central-Union City baseball game — originally scheduled to be played at Troy — has been moved to Elam Stadium.
There will now be just a single varsity game, slated to start at 6 p.m.
The two teams were scheduled to meet earlier at L.H. Ladd Field on Mar. 16, but that contest was postponed by inclement weather.

Davis, Hollis pace
Lady Twisters’ win

Freshman Kristian Davis smacked a two-run home in the fifth and Sadie Hollis tossed a two-hit shutout to lead Union City to a 2-0 softball triumph at West Carroll Wednesday.
The Lady Tornadoes improved to 13-8 heading into today’s home doubleheader against Humboldt.
Courtney Sherrill walked before Davis launched her clout Wednesday to give Hollis all the offense she’d need.
The junior righthander fanned eight and walked just one while improving her personal mark to 9-5.
Davis, Sherrill, Hollis and Ashley Faught all had singles for Union City.

Two strokes decide
week’s ‘Pop’ outcome

Poplar Meadows Country Club held its weekly men’s scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 8-under par.
Members of the winning team included Matt Sanner, Brian Ferguson, Jason Kizer, John Hale, Don Lyerly and Bedford Dunavant.
Finishing at 6-under par was the team of Bruce Culver, Robert Huffstutter, Matt Russell, Bobby Russell and Rick Smith; and the team of Chris Tidwell, Bill Foos, Jeff Stone, Raymond Hendrix, Ken Courtwright and Rodger Tanner.
The scramble, which is $10 for members and $15 for non-members, includes the 9-hole event and dinner afterward.
It begins at 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday and participants are encouraged to call the club by 5:15 each week. For more information, call 885-3650.

Red Devils helpful
in Falcons’ triumph

A wild pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh allowed Lake County to beat South Fulton 3-2 in make-up District 14A baseball action Wednesday at Tiptonville.
The contest was originally scheduled for Monday.
An error leading off the seventh opened the door for the Falcons’ game-winning run.
Both teams had scored twice in the fourth.
Corey Pinion went 2-for-3, and Cody Tatum had a single, a run-scored and a RBI.
Ryan Prince fell to 2-4 with the pitching loss, despite striking out 14.
SF (6-15) hosts Fulton City today at 4:30.

Ex-OC aide Kendall
in charge at Dyer Co.

Former Obion County Central assistant football coach Barry Kendall has reportedly been named the new head coach at Dyer County High School.
Kendall, an OCCHS alumnus, will replace Adam Rensahw at the Choctaw helm.
Renshaw has accepted the offensive coordinator job at Cleveland High School in East Tennessee after nine seasons at DCHS.
Kendall had served six seasons under Renshaw.
He worked under both Chris Hill and Darren Bowling at Central and also was the head softball coach for one season.
Published in The Messenger 4.19.12

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