On Saturday in the TSSAA Class AAA sectional, Dobyns-Bennett overcame Maryville — and itself — to earn a hard-fought, 2-1 win over the Rebels and punch its ticket to next week’s state tournament.
Freshman Riley Hope had three hits, drove in four runs and scored once and David Crockett pounded Daniel Boone 14-6 in the District 1-AAA winners’ bracket final on Tuesday.
Stellar pitching and timely home runs highlighted Monday’s District 1-AAA softball winners’ bracket semifinals at Metro-Kiwanis Park.
A flurry of second-half goals and stingy defense propelled Dobyns-Bennett to a 5-0 nonconference soccer win over Jefferson County on Saturday at Indian Highland Park.
Dobyns-Bennett cruised to an 8-1 Big 7 Conference soccer win over Tennessee High on Friday at Indian Highland Park.
Sullivan South junior pitcher Jeffrey Leonard made his first varsity start a memorable one. Leonard scattered four hits and struck out three as the Rebels cruised to a 14-1, 5-inning win over homestanding Sullivan North on Thursday.
Sullivan North used an explosive fourth quarter to blow open the game, cruising to a 63-50 win over Hancock County in the Region 1-A boys quarterfinals on Saturday.
“It wasn’t pretty, but it didn’t have to be,” said Dobyns-Bennett girls basketball coach Bill Francis after his Lady Indians edged Morristown East 36-33 in Region 1-AAA play on Friday.
After pinning a 50-21 loss on Gate City on Monday in the opening round of the Mountain 7 tournament, Union looks toward a rematch with Wise Central in the semifinals.
On Senior Night at the Buck Van Huss Dome on Friday, Dobyns-Bennett’s girls and boys basketball teams blasted Volunteer in the Big 7 season finale for both schools.