Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area Sports

May 10, 2012

Dylan Nelson, Ali Harris qualify for region tourney

CROSSVILLE — Stone Memorial High School hosted the Region 2, District 4 A/AA Tennis Tournament Monday and Tuesday May 7-8, with Ali Harris and Dylan Nelson qualifying for the Region 2 A/AA May 14. 

SMHS tennis coach Ray Hawn served as this year’s tournament director to the district teams of Alcoa, Christian Academy of Knoxville, Harriman, Kingston, Loudon and Rockwood. 

Freshman Ali Harris drew a first round bye as the No. 1 tournament seed then proceeded to defeat Ashlee Wright of Loudon 6-0, 6-0 in the quarterfinals. 

Harris faced CAK’s Holly Chastain in the semifinals and emerged victorious with a 6-0, 6-3 score. 

The district championship pitted her against last year’s district champion Leighton Porter of CAK. Ali Harris earned a silver medal in a close 4-6, 5-7 loss to Porter.  Ali Harris advances to regional competition hosted by CAK on Monday, May 14. 

In other Lady Panther tournament action, freshman Tori Harris defeated Chely Claxton of Loudon 6-3, 6-0 to advance to quarterfinals, where she fell to last year’s district champion Leighton Porter 0-6, 1-6 in close games throughout the match. 

The Lady Panther doubles team of Ashley Elmore and Elise Myslinski won their first round 6-1, 6-0 over Jolley and Hill from Rockwood. Elmore and Myslinski advanced to quarterfinals where their tournament play ended 2-6, 2-6 by the No. 2 seed of Liner and Dunn of Alcoa.

The Lady Panther No. 4 tournament seed doubles team of Peyton Franklin and Jacqueline Hamby easily defeated Arden and Hallcox of Harriman 6-2, 6-1 in the first round and then defeated Drew and Brown of Loudon Co. 6-2, 6-2 in the quarterfinals, before losing 0-6, 1-6 to the No. 1 doubles seed of Barbara Smith and Haleigh Chastain of CAK in the semifinal round. 

In boys action, Casey Lightsey and Will Flynn lost 2-6, 3-6 to Smith and Sams of Kingston in the first round of doubles. Cole Kemmer and John Teeple lost 3-6, 5-7 to Ellison and Buscemi of Loudon in the first round of the tournament, as well.

Junior Mark Brown lost 0-6, 3-6 to Dylan Shanks of Loudon in the first round of singles in the tournament. 

After a first round bye, No. 2 tournament seed and Panther senior Dylan Nelson defeated Landon Daugherty of Alcoa 6-3, 6-1 in the quarterfinal round. 

Nelson then faced No. 3 seed Lucas Clower of Kingson in the semifinals and defeated Clower 6-4, 6-4 to advance to the district championship round. 

Nelson lost to No.1 seed CAK's Koi Royal in three sets 0-6, 6-4, 3-6 to earn the district singles silver medal and advance to the Regional Tournament in Knoxville Monday, May 14.

Text Only
Area Sports
  • image001.jpg Hedgecoth takes first in sporting clays at state championship

    Cody Hedgecoth, the 17-year-old grandson of Peggy and Bobby Houston and son of Missy and William Hedgecoth, won first place in varsity sporting clays at the Tennessee State Championship.  He won by shooting 97 out of 100 clay targets.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wyatt leads team to win in Crossville Team Championship

    Greg Wyatt fired a three-under-par 69 to lead his team to a 12-under-par 60 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the City of Crossville Team Championship Tuesday morning at Lake Tansi.

    July 22, 2014

  • 60+Team .jpg Senior men's softball brings home the gold, again

    Crossville once again sent four senior men's softball teams, representing four age categories (60-64, 65-69, 70-74 and 75-79) to Franklin, TN to compete in the 2014 Tennessee Senior Olympics.

    July 21, 2014 4 Photos

  • CCHS alumni baseball game set Sept. 20

    CCHS baseball is pleased to announce that the annual alumni game will be Sept. 20 at 9 a.m. at Jet Park.  This has become an annual tradition for the program to welcome back its alumni for a weekend of festivities and allow them the opportunity to lace up the spikes another time to represent the Jets.

    July 21, 2014

  • Kraft, Alexander take top spots in Ladies Invitational at Heatherhurst

    Two hundred and four ladies teed off the 41st annual Fairfield Glade Community Club Ladies Invitational July 12-13 at the Heatherhurst Golf Club's Brae and Craig courses.

    July 21, 2014

  • The truth about driver distance

    Most golfers would like to hit the ball further off the tee with the driver.  Distance may not be as important as accuracy off the tee, but it is very valuable. Longer, straighter drives make the game easier.

    July 21, 2014

  • pribanich.jpg Pribanich competed in the Flex Lewis Championship body building competition

    Caroline Pribanich represented Brickhouse Gym and her sponsor General Nutrition Centers (GNC) in the Flex Lewis Body Building championship in Murfreesboro June 28.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Rotary 5K set Oct. 4

    The annual Crossville Rotary Club 5k race and one-mile run/walk will be Oct. 4, at 8 a.m. in downtown Crossville, with registration and post-race activities at the Crossville Depot.

    July 17, 2014

  • autograph ball.jpg Scorecard playoff determines winners in Johnny Majors Invitational

    One hundred-thirty-six of Coach Johnny Majors former players, coaches, family members and supporters were divided into four flights for his annual tournament June 13 at the Lake Tansi golf course to complete the weekend's activities.

    July 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • HOF Inductees.jpg Sportswriters induct Woody into Hall of Fame

    Cumberland County native Larry Woody was inducted into the Tennessee Sports Writers Associations Hall of Fame during ceremonies at Cumberland University in Lebanon Thursday night.

    July 14, 2014 2 Photos

Marketplace Marquee
Must Read
Section Teases
Seasonal Content
AP Video
Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Gen. Odierno Discusses Ukraine, NATO at Forum Gaza Fighting Rages Amid Cease-Fire Efforts Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift Creative Makeovers for Ugly Cellphone Towers Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return Raw: ISS Cargo Ship Launches in Kazakhstan Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Weather Radar