Willow Carden and the Lady Raiders of Coffee County played big against Warren County on Senior Night on Monday. Carden singled in the first, doubled in the second, singled in the third, and homered in the sixth as Coffee County won the regular season District 6 Class 4-A championship, 15-4 over the Lady Pioneers.
Warren County scored all of their runs in the fourth inning. Lola Wells and Jazzlyn Ward powered the big inning with RBIs.
Jalyn Moran and Channah Gannon hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning.
The Lady Raiders tallied six runs in the sixth inning to end the game due to the run rule. Kaitlyn Davis and Carden hitting the long ball. Madison Pruitt and Chesnie Cox also moved runners across the plate with RBIs in the inning.
Davis earned the win for Coffee County as she went six innings, allowing four runs on four hits, striking out ten.
Ceilee Gudat took the loss for Warren County. The righthander lasted one complete inning and four batters in the second, allowing five hits and five runs while striking out two.
The Lady Raiders tallied 15 hits in the game. Moran had three hits and 5 RBIs. Carden, Moran, Davis, and Cox each managed two hits.
Alyssa Mosley led Warren County Varsity Lady Pioneers with two hits in three at-bats.
Coffee County, at 19-7 overall and 7-0 in district play, will travel to Franklin County on Tuesday for a doubleheader to finish the regular season. Each game will be five innings. Hear the games on The Rooster 101.5 beginning at 5:20 PM.
It was also Senior Night for the Coffee County Red Raider baseball team as they played host to Lincoln County.
The Falcons scored in 6 of 7 innings to pick up the 12-2 non-district win.
Zach Hernandez was the winning pitcher, and Lincoln County and Aiden Robertson suffered the loss after pitching just over one inning and allowing two runs. Robertson was on a limited pitch count because he will be needed in game one of the district tournament that begins on Wednesday.
Nate Rutledge, Robertson, Cole Pippenger, Jayden Fellers, and Blake Hillis each collected one hit for the Red Raiders.
Lincoln County racked up 14 hits in the win. Ian Weaver had three hits, and Rhett Persell, Sam Smith, Brett Dobbs, and Bryce Persell had two hits each.
It was Senior Night for Dayne Crosslin, Jacob Holder, Nolan Jernigan, Carter McKenzie, Caleb Moran, Charlie Pierce, Aiden Robertson, Cole Bryce, and Ashton Ferrell.
The regular season district champs, the Coffee County Red Raiders (15-9), will play Franklin County at 7 PM in Winchester in their first District 6 Class 4-A tournament game.
Photo: Lady Raider Seniors Cheyenne Vickers, Kaitlyn Davis, Alivia Reel, Aleayia Barnes, and Kara Beth Patton. Photograph by Jayden Carter