The Tullahoma Wildcats opened the Chrethan Hansert Tournament at home Thursday night routing Moore County 14-4 in five innings.
The Cats put four on the board in the bottom of the fourth to respond to an early 1-0 Raider lead. Moore County pulled with in two at 6-4 in the fourth with a three run inning then Tullahoma ended the night early with an 8 spot in the 5th to secure the run rule win.
Ashton Dodd and Brody Melton were both perfect at the plate. Dodd was 1-1 with a double, two sac flies and a walk and 3 RBI and a run scored. Melton was 2-2 with a double, sac fly, walk, 2 RBI and 2 runs scored. Ragan Tomlin also had a big night going 3-4 with a triple 2 runs scored and 2 RBI.
Dodd also picked up the win on the mound surrendering just one run and one hit, walking one and striking out five in three innings of work. Wade Collins earned the save allowing no runs or hits and striking out one in the fifth.
With the win Tullahoma improves to 13-11 on the year. They will continue the Crethan Hansert tournament tonight at 7:15 in Manchester vs Coffee County at 7:15. You can hear the game on 93.9 The Duck, 939theduck.com and the 93.9 The Duck app. The broadcast is presented by LKQ.
The Wildcats close the tournament with a home game Saturday vs Smyrna at 2:30.
Tullahoma Softball falls to Lawrence County
As heard on 93.9 The Duck district leader Lawrence County topped Tullahoma 6-1 Thursday night at East Middle School ,o complete a sweep of the season series.
Lawrence County opened the scoring in the third plating two runs on a Tullahoma error at third. They added an insurance run in the fourth, two more in the fifth and a final tally in the seventh to secure the victory.
Tullahoma battled throughout the contest both and the plate and in the field but ultimately didn’t have an answer for Samantha Staggs who struck out 10 and worked out of several jams to keep Tullahoma at bay.
Addie Snipes scored Tullahoma’s lone run in the third and also stole a base, she along with Malorie Stone who had the RBI base hit to score Snipes, were named Bowman Media Players of the Game.
Tullahoma drops to 1-15 overall on the season and 1-6 in 8-3A play. They will face Stewarts Creek today at 4:30 and Huntland at 12:40 tomorrow in the Coffee County Classic.