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Foes, times set
for SF, UC teams

Both South Fulton and Union City will play Region 7A Softball Tournament semifinal games on Monday with hopes of earning at least two more outings.
The Devilettes (34-4) — champions of District 14A for the sixth straight season — will play host to 13A runnerup McKenzie at 6 p.m.
SF will be looking for a measure of revenge against the Lady Rebels after McKenzie pulled a shocker at a similar stage last season, eliminating the heavily-favored Lady Devils 5-4. McKenzie lost in Thursday’s 13A championship game to Huntingdon 12-2.
Huntingdon (26-8) welcomes UC (21-15) 5 p.m. Monday. The Lady Twisters dropped a 3-1 decision to Huntingdon in the regular season.
The Fillies have eliminated the Lady Tornadoes at this juncture in four of the last five seasons.
Monday’s winners will advance to the regional championship on Wed-nesday and then on to sectional play Friday.

Wynridge winners
go by scorecard

A scorecard playoff was needed to determine Thursday night’s winning team in the weekly Wynridge men’s scramble.
Ross Clark, Frank Clark and Jacob Dotson won out against Max Hardin, David Puckett, Doug Cunningham and Japeth Cunningham as both teams were 6-under.
The Troy course hosts the event and a meal each week.

United Way tennis
set for UC courts

The United Way Spring Tennis Classic is scheduled fo May 18-20 at the Union City Courts adjacent to the middle school.
Entry fee is $15 per person per event entered plus a can of yellow PENN or WILSON USTA balls per event. Participants are limited to two events.
Entry blanks, with checks payable to United Way of Obion County, must be completed and returned to David Harris, 1601 Reelfoot Ave., Union City by Monday.
The event will feature singles and doubles for boys and girls in 12-and-under and 13-17 age categories and men’s and women’s A and B categories. There will also be a mixed doubles bracket.
For more information, call Harris at 796-1929, Jason Adcock at 819-0583 or Seth Rhenberg at 446-6340.

Bass club hosting
weekend fishing

The Reelfoot Lake Bass Club will host a big bass event Saturday on Reelfoot Lake.
Registration will be 5-6 a.m., and the event will begin at 6 a.m. Blast-off and weigh-in will be at Kirby’s Pocket.
There will be guaranteed paybacks for the top three places — $400 for first, $250 for second and $150 for third.
For more information, call Gordon Fox at 885-5541 (until 5 p.m.), Brent Callicott at 446-3678 or Rick Kelly at 885-2029 (nights only, until 9 p.m.).

UC hoops fills
chicken order

Those persons who ordered grilled chickens from the Union City boys’ basketball program may pick those up Saturday at the school.
A spokesperson said the orders would be filled between 10 a.m. and noon.

Two teams share
Hickman victory

Two teams tied for first place in the weekly Hickman Country Club ladies’ scramble Thursday.
The threesome of LeAnn Gantt, Annell Goodwin and Dino Nerren, and another consisting of Wanda Brown, Sandra Cobb and Betty Moore each shot 1-under-par.
The combination of Kathy Barker, Charlotte Hall and Evelyn Whitten shot 1-over to claim third place.
Gantt was the closest-to-the-pin on hole No. 8 with a shot of nine-feet, nine-inches.
Twenty-one ladies participated in the scramble
The ladies play every Thursday evening at 5:30. Those interested in playing are encouraged to call (270) 236-9128.
Published in The Messenger 5.11.12

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