CVMS track team doubles up in Ringgold
The Chattanooga Valley Eagles and Lady Eagles got past Ringgold during a dual track meet in Ringgold last Tuesday night.
The Lady Eagles finished with 60 points to beat the Lady Tigers (40) by 20, while the Eagles won their meet 59-41.
Maggie Dickson took first place in two events for the Chattanooga Valley girls. She won the 800 in a time of 2:55 and crossed the line in 6:32 to win the 1600.
Other winners for the Lady Eagles included Cordasia Watkins in the shot put (27-2 1/2), Caroline Hodges in the discus (75-4), Colleen Thomas in the long jump (14-2), Katieann Thompson in the 400 (1:07.18) and the 4x400 “A” team (5:03).
Ringgold had double winners with Maddy Bacon in the 100 hurdles (17.37) and in the high jump (4-6), while Autumn Green swept both the 100 (12.94) and the 200 (27.51). Ringgold’s 4x100 “A” team also took first place (55.43).
On the boys’ side, Cash Montgomery swept the throwing events for the Eagles, winning both the shot put (39-9) and the discus (123-7).
Also taking first place for CVMS was Lamarcus Bailey in the high jump (5-2), Jakobe Turner in the long jump (16-10), Levi Milsaps in the 1600 (5:43), Dillon Shropshire in the 100 (12.38) and Amarreon Turner in the 200 (26.59).
J.D. Harris swept the 100 hurdles (16.66) and the 400 (1:02.12) for the Tigers. O’Reilly Matthews crossed the line first in the 800 (2:34), while Ringgold’s “A” teams were victorious in both the 4x100 (51.88) and the 4x400 (4:31).
The North Georgia Athletic Conference season-ending track championships will be held at LFO High School next Tuesday and Thursday.
The finals of the field events will be held on Tuesday (April 24), along with the preliminary heats in all running events.
The finals of the running events will be held two nights later.
The Trojans made the quick trip to Boynton last Tuesday afternoon and brought their bats with them.
They pounded out 19 hits in a 16-5 victory over the Generals.
East Hamilton 12, Ringgold 6
The Tigers gave up 11 walks, committed four errors and had a few other miscues that equaled to a 12-6 home loss to the visiting Hurricanes last Tuesday night at Seabolt Field.
The Hurricanes led 5-3 going into the top of the fifth when they struck for six runs to break the Tigers’ backs. East Hamilton had just five hits on the night.
Mason Burt, Robbie Bates, Mason Parker and Ross Norman all threw for Ringgold, combining for three strikeouts.
Bates had a hit and two RBIs in the loss. Brent Bowman picked
up two hits and an RBI. Kyle White had two hits, including a triple, while Parker and Aaron Elswick each had a hit.
LaFayette 13, Ringgold 10
The Ramblers scored three times in the top of the eighth inning and shut down the Tigers in the bottom of the frame to win a wild slugfest at Seabolt Field on Thursday.
The two teams combined for 29 hits and also combined for 10 errors. Ringgold held a 7-5 lead before LaFayette tied up the game with two runs in the top of the fourth. Both teams would plate three runs in the sixth inning and the game would go to extras tied at 10 apiece.
White, Norman and Hudson Chandler all pitched two innings each for Ringgold, while Parker and Ty Gilbert threw one inning apiece.
Parker and Malachi Hill had three hits each. Elswick had two hits and two RBIs, while White, Norman, Bates and Brody Gann all had one hit and one RBI. Gilbert also knocked in a run.
Individual statistics for LaFayette were not available as of press time. The game did not count in the NGAC standings.
The Ramblers followed up Thursday’s big win with another big victory over Chattanooga Valley, this one at home.
Cade Fisher pitched three innings, striking out six batters. He gave up just two hits and did not issue a walk. Chase Landon finished up on the mound with one strikeout in one hitless inning of work.
Zach Barrett had three hits in the victory, while Ethan Adams, Case Davis, Austin Tucker and Ross Martin all had two hits apiece.
No individual statistics for the Eagles had been provided as of press time.
Gordon Lee 15, Rossville 0
The Trojans erupted for 12 runs in the top of the third inning and rode the momentum to a shutout victory at Rossville City Park on Thursday.
Gordon Lee was leading the game 2-0 when the offensive outburst occurred. They tacked on one final run in the top of the fourth then shut the Bulldogs down in the bottom of the inning to end the game on the run rule.
Nate Dunfee was 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles and four RBIs in the win. Wilson also went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and three RBIs. Cowan had a hit, scored twice and drove in three, while Ramey had a hit, scored twice and drove in two.
Genter, Caden Derryberry and Zane Blaylock all picked up one RBI each for the Trojans.
Ramey pitched three innings, walking two and striking out three, while allowing just one hit. Cowan struck out one as he worked the fourth inning to close it out.
Hudson Couch had the lone hit for the Bulldogs and also took the loss on the mound.
Chatt. Valley 15, Saddle Ridge 5
Up 5-4 after two innings, the Eagles took control of their game against Saddle Ridge by scoring nine times over the next two innings on their way to a victory in Flintstone on Thursday.
Jeb Broome was 2-for-4 with three RBIs. Jonathan Woodall had a triple, scored twice and knocked in three runs. Brian Kendrick had two hits and Slade Price drove in two runs. Dakota Stone and Jacob Klein also had RBIs in the victory.
Austin Acuff threw five innings and got the win. He allowed four earned runs on eight hits and three walks with six strikeouts. Kendrick pitched the final inning and struck out two.
Woodard had two hits and two RBIs for the Mustangs. Radtke and Aidan Cook both had two hits and scored twice. Zaine Rogers drove in two and Catlett knocked in one. Radtke took the loss for Saddle Ridge.
Ringgold 7, Lakeview 0
Burt gave up just two hits in a complete game victory and the Tigers picked up a big lateseason win at Lakeview on Friday.
Burt struck out four batters and gave up only one walk, while he got errorless defense behind him all game long. He also helped himself with three hits and a pair of RBIs.
White had two of Ringgold’s 10 hits, including a three-run triple in the second inning. Parker had a hit and an RBI, while Bates, Gann, Bowman and Norman all had one hit each as Ringgold improved to 12-5 overall and 7-1 in the NGAC.
The Tigers have assured themselves of a top three finish in the NGAC regular season.
Individual statistics for the Warriors had not been provided as of press time.
Gordon Lee 12, Trion 0
The Trojans got two hits each from Genter and Wilson, while Cowan doubled in the shutout victory on Thursday. Grant Dillard also had a double and Ethan Rider added a single.
Gordon Lee 8, Jasper (Tenn.) 2
Dunfee laced a triple to help lead the Trojans to the nonleague win. Wells, Blaylock, Rodgers and Roberts all had one hit.
Chattanooga Valley Middle School long jumper Colleen Thomas takes off during last week’s dual meet at Ringgold. The Eagles and Lady Eagles both went on to victory. (Photo by Scott Herpst) Gordon Lee 16, Heritage 5