Fifteen From Area Chosen All-State In Softball

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Fifteen area players have been chosen to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association all-state softball teams.

Baylor dominated the Division II team with Sara Moore, Cassi Pickett, Haley Andrus, Precious Birdsong, Lauren Lewis and Noelle Winkles making the team. GPS’ Katy Richardson was also selected.

Whitwell’s Alyssa Coppinger and Arts & Sciences’ Kiara Suttles were voted to the Class A team.

In Class AA, making the team were Bledsoe County’s Lydia Ritchie, Central’s Brook Womack and Polk County’s Lydia Triplett, Central’s Hannah Powell and East Hamilton’s Shaliyah Geathers.

Hallie Davis from Walker Valley made the Class AAA team.

 

TSWA All-State Softball Teams

Division II

P – Christiana Gable, Ezell-Harding; Lauren Riddell, USJ; Hanna Dennis, St. Benedict; Sarah Moore, Baylor

 

C – Savannah Peek, Davidson Acad.; Cassi Pickett, Baylor; Ally Glover, USJ

 

INF – Gallen Griffin, Ezell-Harding; Haley Andrus, Baylor; Chelsey Smith, JPII; Amber Johnson, Fayette Acad.; Jasmine Riley, Jackson Christian

 

OF – Brittany Edmondson, Ezell-Harding; Precious Birdsong, Baylor; Lauren Lewis, Baylor; Noelle Winkles, Baylor; Taylor Williams, JPII

 

UTIL: Katy Richardson, GPS

 

Class A

 

P – Ashton Edwards, Richland; Cori Jennings, Gordonsville; Courtney Jones, Oliver Springs; Brooke Kennedy, Riverside; Saide Hollis, Union City

 

C – Taylor Parker, Richland; Macy Martin, Oliver Springs; Kiara Suttles, Arts & Sciences,

 

INF – Merrianne Patterson, Richland; Emily Griffith, Oliver Springs; Diana Ratcliffe, Coalfield; Lauren Hays, Riverside; Jaime Bailey, Huntingdon; Alyssa Coppinger, Whitwell

 

OF – Kate Black, Grace Christian; Rachel Griffith, Oliver Springs; Haley Harris, Riverside

 

UTIL: Bethany Hunt, Grace Christian; Abigail Lockhart, Dresden

 

DH: Abby Sweeney, MTCS

 

Class AA

P – Mimi Cartwright, Goodpasture; Meagan Prince, Westview; Ashley Byrd, Stewart County; Sammie Jo Ivy, Chester Co; Lydia Ritchie, Bledsoe Co.; Kristen Hull, Upperman

 

C - Morgan Snow, Kingston; Caitlin Reeves, Lexington; Crystal Bryant, Upperman

 

INF: Cariona Hassell, Goodpasture; Dani Jefferson, Gibbs; Cheyenne Boles Gibbs; Lydia Triplett, Polk Co.; Alaina Moore, Lexington; Austyn Whaley, Marshall Co.;  Brook Womack     Chattanooga Central;

 

OF: Faith Lowry, Gibbs; Andi Smith, Union Co. Sydney Spurgeon, Kingston; Elantra Cox, Chester Co.; Shaliyah Geathers, East Hamilton

 

UTIL: Courtney Miles, Greenbrier; Jessie Sharp, Pigeon Forge; Hannah Powell, Chattanooga Central .

 

DH: Jordan Fortel, Greeneville; Candace Maness, Lexington

CLASS AAA

P – Makenzie Prince, Smyrna; Heather Norris, Clarksville; Brooklin Lee, Dickson Co.; Bayleigh Wisher, Collierville; Carly Lewis, Seymour; Maddie Ogle, Maryville

C -  Libby Sugg, Franklin; Morgan Harris, Cookeville; Haley Bearden, Clarksville

 

INF: Paige Byram, Riverdale; Payton Grove, Dickson Co.; Lauren Stavinoga, Wilson Central; Megan Winningham, Cookeville; Tara Comer, Munford; Tori Etheridge, Farragut; Lauren Irwin, Seymour; Courtney Styles, Knoxville Central; Hallie Davis, Walker Valley; Kristin Hunsicker, Smyrna

OF: Sheridan Allen, Beech; Haley Barnette, Ravenwood; Caylee Porter, Riverdale;

 

DH: Lauren Woodard, Mt. Juliet; Haley Hilliard, Maryville

 

UTIL: Katie Terry. Hardin Co.

 


Maggie Scott, Gene Pearce Headed to State Golf Hall

A 12-time state senior player of the year, one of golf’s great historians, a key player in the formation of the Tennessee Golf Association in 1914 and the founder and first president of the Women’s Tennessee Golf Association (WTGA) comprise the impressive class of inductees for the 2015 Tennessee Golf Hall of Fame. The foursome are senior player of the year Maggie Scott, historian ... (click for more)

Sources Report Braves Have Traded Justin Upton To San Diego

ATLANTA -- Just when it seemed the Braves were running out of potential suitors for Justin Upton, the Padres stepped back into the picture and made Upton the latest addition to their significantly upgraded roster. Persuaded by the opportunity to strengthen their weak farm system, the Braves agreed to trade Upton to the Padres in exchange for former supplemental Draft pick Jace ... (click for more)

2 Suspects Sought In Armed Robbery At Highway 153 Long John Silver's

Police are searching for two suspects in an armed robbery that happened Friday morning. At approximately  8:10  a.m. the Chattanooga Police Department responded to 5317 Highway 153 for a robbery at the Long John Silver's.  Officers discovered that two black men, wearing hoodies and masks, entered the Long John Silver's and forced the assistant manager ... (click for more)

Fire Causes $30,000 In Damages At Scenic City Concrete

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a reported structure fire shortly after  10 p.m. Thursday  at Scenic City Concrete Pumping, at 2903 South Orchard Knob Ave. Captain Donny McMillian with Engine 9 said smoke was visible when the first firefighters arrived. Captain McMillian said the firefighters had to force their way through a locked gate and into the building, ... (click for more)

Please Don't Close The Piccadilly Cafeteria At Hamilton Place - And Response

Oh, no. The Piccadilly Cafeteria at Hamilton Place is closing.  Its last day is Christmas Eve.  I will miss the great food they have there but most of all I will miss their servers, cashiers and waitresses.  They are all so friendly and accommodating.  They make it like it’s a home-style restaurant. I sure wish there was some way that Hamilton Place and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: God Bless Cathy & Co.

The secret to the whole thing is not getting caught but somebody at the Toys R Us store in Framingham, Mass., had a camera when Cathy O’Grady was very quietly paying off all the layaway balances at the popular location last week. The picture snaked its way onto social media sites and her friends quickly recognized the area’s most famous “layaway angel.” Then somebody in nearby ... (click for more)