Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area Sports

March 20, 2014

CCHS defeats SMHS 11-4 Wednesday

CROSSVILLE — The District 6AAA baseball campaign opened Wednesday night at Jet Park, as the Jets defeated the SMHS Panthers 11-4 in the  opening of the league's in-season tournament, which action continuing through Saturday at both CCHS and SMHS.

Winning pitcher Matt Ledbetter was two for three with an RBI and allowed two runs on four hits with eight strikeouts and four walks. He had plenty support from his teammates Ryan Burgess (one hit), Reed Shaw (two hits and one RBI), Grant Parrett (one hit, one RBI), Nathanniel Wyatt (one hit), Ethan Cunningham (one hit, three RBIs), David Elliott (one hit), Justin Shipe (one hit) and Morgan Richards (one hit, two RBIs).

Matt Vanlandingham worked one inning and yielded two runs on one hit with two walks.

Justin Moldenhauer, John Martin, Wayne Burns and Kelsey Flores pitched for the Panthers, allowing 11 runs on 10 hits with four walks and one strikeout. Moldenhauer obsorbed the loss.

Brian Frye had two hits with one RBI, while Martin, Moldenhauer and Luke Matthews each cracked one hit.

The Panthers took a 1-0 lead in the top half of the first inning on three walks, a double steal and a Moldenhauer single off Ledbetter. Clay Wilson walked with the bases loaded to plate the run.

The Jets took a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the first inning on a walk, an error and singles by Shaw and Cunningham, whose hit plated the two runs.

Ledbetter allowed two baserunners in the top of the second on a walk and a single by Martin.

The Jets added a run in the bottom of the second for a 3-1 lead on singles by Shipe, Burgess and Parrett.

Matthews doubled in the third for the Panthers, but was thrown out attempting to steal third.

CCHS built a 4-1 lead in the bottom of the third on a single by Wyatt, a stolen base and two Panther errors.

SMHS sliced the gap to 4-2 in the top of the fourth on an error and a double by Frye, but the Jets swelled the lead to 5-2 in the bottom of the frame on a walk, a passed ball, a single by Ledbetter and a fielder's choice.

Ledbetter retired the side in order in both the fifth and sixth innings, allowing his teammates two more runs in the fifth on Richards' two run singles, after an error,  a double by Elliott, a walk and sacrifice off Martin for a 7-2 lead.

The Jets scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth off Burns and Flores on singles by Ledbetter and Shaw, a walk, an error and a fielder's choice.

Vanlandingham relieved Ledbetter on the hill in the seventh and allowed two unearned runs on two walks, two errors and a single by Martin.

Schedule: CCHS (4-3) hosted Warren County Thursday, and plays Rhea County tonight at 4:30 and White County at 7 p.m. Former Detriot Tiger great Lou Whitaker will throw out the first pitch prior to the White County game. The Jets will play Cookeville Saturday at 5 p.m.

The Panthers (1-5) played Rhea County Thursday, Cookeville and Warren County at 2:20 and 7 p.m., respectively, Friday, and White County Saturday at noon.

 

1
Text Only
Area Sports
  • 1st place, 1st flight.jpg 16 under par claims Steinmann tournament victory

    Twenty-two teams enjoyed beautiful weather Saturday afternoon at Lake Tansi to support the annual Mike Steinmann/Salvation Army Golf Tournament.

    July 29, 2014 4 Photos

  • Golf Capital of Tennessee Women's Open Championship gets under way Thursday

    The 16th annual Golf Capital of Tennessee Women’s Open Championship is set for July 31-Aug. 2 at Stonehenge Golf Club in Crossville. This season marks the 11th anniversary for the event to be hosted in Crossville and the sixth consecutive year that the championship will be at Stonehenge, accoring to the Tennessee Golf Association.

    July 29, 2014

  • CCHS opens golf season

    The Cumberland County High School golf teams opened the 2014 campaign by splitting their matches with District 6AAA foe Rhea County Monday at Dayton Country Club.

    July 29, 2014

  • SMHS golf opens season

    The Stone Memorial Panther golf teams opened the 2014 season with two matches over the last week.

    July 29, 2014

  • Kendall Martindale.jpg Former champs headline Women's Open

    Two former champions headline the 108-person field for the 16th annual Golf Capital of Tennessee Women's Open hosted by the Tennessee Golf Association July 31-Aug. 2 run at Stonehenge Golf Club in Fairfield Glade. There are 35 professionals and 73 amateurs listed in the tournament pairings released by the Tennessee Golf Association last week.

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • Elementary jamboree set Aug. 9

    The Cumberland Elementary football jamboree will be played Aug. 9 at Jet Stadium. There will be four quarters of action with several activities scheduled for halftime.

    July 28, 2014

  • Register now for Tansi POA club championship

    The annual Lake Tansi POA club championship will be held Aug. 9-10 for both men and women.
     

    July 28, 2014

  • Mullinax.jpg Mullinax crowned champ, brings home awards

    Carys Mullinax, 11, of Crab Orchard, competed in two karate tournaments over the last four weeks — the KFCI World Championship June 14 in Pigeon Forge and the 19th annual Gold Bar Challenge in Atlanta, GA, July 19.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Team champion.jpg Wyatt foursome takes Team Championship win by one stroke

    Greg Wyatt, Adam Forgey, Tim Richardson and Blake Garrison held off Loren Personett, Paul Brannon, Dwayne Lindsey and Jake Dailey to win the City of Crossville Team Championship honoring Bobby Nichols Tuesday afternoon at Lake Tansi.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Naiad Kuhlman.jpg Senior Olympics winner is 'on the run' for good health

    No one can get away with telling Naiad Kuhlman of Crossville that age is a barrier to exercise. The avid runner, personal trainer and instructor at Cumberland Medical Center’s Wellness Complex at Fairfield Glade won’t buy the excuse.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

Marketplace Marquee
Must Read
Section Teases
Seasonal Content
Parade
AP Video
Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit New Bill Aims to Curb Sexual Assault on Campus Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Six PA Cops Indicted for Robbing Drug Dealers Britain Testing Driverless Cars on Roadways Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle At Least 20 Chikungunya Cases in New Jersey Raw: Obama Eats Ribs in Kansas City In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo NCAA Settles Head-injury Suit, Will Change Rules Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

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