The high school spring sports championships—aka the Spring Fling—got underway Tuesday in Murfreesboro.
In AAA baseball, the Sevier County Smoky Bears coached by former Clinton head coach Casey Taylor, got a no-hitter from pitcher Devante Matthews as they downed Collierville 3-0. Sevier County faces Summitt in a winners’ bracket game Wednesday afternoon. The other AAA East Tennessee squad to make the trip to Murfreesboro, Farragut, fell to Arlington 5-2 and will play an elimination game Wednesday morning.
In Class AA, CAK beat Chester County 5-2 and will face defending champs CPA this afternoon in a winners’ bracket contest.
In Class A, Grace Christian held off Goodpasture 5-4 and will play Jackson Christian Wednesday in the winners’ bracket.
In AAA softball, Gibbs begins its tournament with a game this morning against Arlington. Dickson County handed Seymour a 2-0 defeat to send the Lady Eagles to the losers’ bracket, where they will meet Brighton this morning.
In AA softball, Union County lost to Waverly 2-0 and will try to stay alive this afternoon in an elimination game versus Dyersburg. CAK pummeled the Livingston Academy and plays a winners’ bracket game today against White House Heritage.
In Class A, Midway was sent to the losers’ bracket with a 4-1 loss to Marion County. Midway tries to keep its season going today against Forrest.
On the soccer pitch in Class AAA, Bearden blanked Collierville 3-0 and will face Station Camp in one semifinal tonight. In Class A/AA, CAK beat Notre Dame 3-2 and Greeneville beat White House, setting up an East Tennessee semifinal showdown Wednesday night.
You can follow all the action from Murfreesboro by following this link: http://brackets.tssaa.org/scheduleFull.cfm