The Greene Devils added their first state baseball title and second consecutive soccer crown to the school’s trophy case mere months after winning the Class 4A football championship.
Even though Willa Rogers and Lainey Hill didn’t win a state title, the Dobyns-Bennett doubles team had a great couple of days in Murfreesboro.
“I’ve run a faster time, but I’m not disappointed with this race. I’ve got a couple of cross country state championships, but it was my first track state championship after I got hurt last year.”
In the TSSAA Small School boys singles quarterfinals, Sullivan North junior Adam Nelson dropped a 6-4, 6-2 decision to Will Christian of Trinity Christian on Thursday in Murfreesboro.
Evan Carter crushed a line drive to center field with a runner on second in the top of the 10th inning, and Elizabethton is still in the hunt for a Class AA state baseball championship.
For a second straight day, the story was timely hitting as the Hilltoppers left nine runners stranded. They had one more hit than Siegel, but the Hilltoppers couldn’t string them together.
Dobyns-Bennett wasn’t able to capitalize on its scoring opportunities Tuesday night and the Indians’ dream season came to an end against Blackman in the TSSAA Class AAA soccer quarterfinals.
Stormy weather moved the Dobyns-Bennett girls team inside the Adams Tennis Center on Tuesday for their state semifinal matchup with Brentwood. It didn’t make the Lady Bruins any more beatable.
The TSSAA’s five-sport state championship chase in the 25th annual Spring Fling runs Tuesday through Friday in Murfreesboro. Titles are up for grabs in baseball, softball, soccer, tennis and track.
Dobyns-Bennett’s soccer team plays Blackman in Tuesday’s Class AAA quarterfinals, but D-B’s girls tennis team must face three-time defending state champion Brentwood in the semifinals.
The Dobyns-Bennett girls doubles team of Lainey Hill and Willa Rogers collected another championship Monday and earned a berth in the TSSAA tournament next week in Murfreesboro.
Northeast Tennessee athletes struck gold on Friday in the TSSAA boys track and field championships.
The Tennessee High Viking boys, who claimed a fourth-straight team title under Kingsport native Reedy Toney on Wednesday can add more state titles today.
The Dobyns-Bennett baseball season that began so inauspiciously just over two months ago with four losses in the Grand Slam Challenge, including three at Siegel High School, ended just short of a berth in the Class AAA state championship on the same field Thursday evening.
The Indians stayed alive in the 2017 TSSAA Class AAA State Baseball Tournament Wednesday afternoon with 4-1 victory over Munford. They’ll get another shot at Blackman later this evening.