Chuckey-Doak 9, Unicoi County 0
The Chuckey-Doak Lady Black Knights soccer team ended the regular season with "Senior Knight" and 9-0 victory over the Unicoi County Lady Blue Devils on Thursday.
It only took six minutes for the Lady Black Knights to get on the scoreboard. Kylie Malone won the ball from a Lady Blue Devil goal kick and blasted the ball into the side netting. Three minutes later, Bailea Gilland doubled the lead after winning a loose ball bouncing around inside the penalty box and finding the net.
In the 13th minute, Sarah Wright sent a square pass to Kylie Malone who put the shot low and away for her second goal of the game and the 3-0 lead.
In the 18th minute Chuckey-Doak got its fourth goal, Faith Rice sent a cross to the back post that Hailey Love poked into the net. Two minutes later Addy Bradley volleyed a deflected shot into the net to put the Lady Knights up 5-0.
Just before halftime Cora Merrill knocked a rebounded shot in to set the halftime score CD 6 - UC 0.
The Lady Black Knights got their first second-half goal in the 59th minute. Layla Fox dribbled through a few Lady Blue Devils then threaded a pass to Emma Hoxie who sent a shot into the goal to put Chuckey-Doak up 7-0.
In less than a minute Chuckey-Doak was up 8-0, Hailey Williamson carried the ball up the sideline and sent a hard shot into the net. The game ended in the 68th minute, after Liliana Jimenez found Hope Rice who ended the game with a goal and the mercy rule was applied.
The Lady Black Knights end regular season play at 12-1-2 record and a bye in next week's first round of the District 1-A Tournament. The Lady Black Knights will host the winner of Tuesday's game between University High and West Greene.
The Fabulous Five Seniors were honored after the game with a ceremony and presents:
#12 Lanie Modena
#15 Liliana Jimenez
#24 Sarah Wright
#31 Madison Karriker
#32 Hailey Love
Greeneville and Chuckey Doak got together at Olympia Lanes on Thursday afternoon for a region 1 bowling match-up and the Devils came away with a pair of victories. On the girls’ side, the Lady Devils jumped out to an early 8-0 lead behind Ariana Powell’s 140 and Alexis Marante’s 137. Ava Pincombe rolled a 91 and Sadie Fortner a 90 for the Lady Knights. During the Baker games, Greeneville would collect 3 victories to Chuckey Doak’s 2 and come away with the 19-4 win. The Lady Devils are now 1-3 on the season, while the Lady Knights open the year at 0-1.
The boys’ match-up went down to the very last ball. It looked as if Greeneville was going to run away with it by collecting six points in the individuals to Chuckey Doak’s two behind Jayden Key’s 211, Trey Gudger’s 188, and Grant Litchfield’s 170. Colton McGee (154) and Daniel Worley (143) were top scorers for Chuckey Doak. In the first Baker game the Knights would claim a 170-146 win and cut the lead to 6-4. Greeneville, however, would bounce back in the second winning 179-121 to extend the lead back out to 8-4. The teams would split the next two Baker games, CD winning 177-117 and the Greeneville returning the favor 163-109 leaving the score at 10-6 heading into the final match. Chuckey Doak would shoot an impressive 205 to Greeneville’s 121 to claim the win and collect the bonus points tying the game up at 10-10. The difference in the match would come down to the last frame that was thrown by Greeneville’s Trey Gudger. Needing at least a mark and a good count, he converted a 10-pin spare and got a 9-count on the final roll to help claim the 13-10 win, by a single pin 1569-1568. Greeneville improves to 1-3 on the year, while Chuckey Doak opens at 0-1.
MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL
The Greeneville Middle School football team defeated Sullivan Heights 29-20 on Eighth Grade Night inside Burley Stadium.
Cole Smith threw for 174 yards with two touchdowns caught by Yordan Gomez-Mills and Jack Lister. Taren Claridy finished the game with 109 total yards on offense, two interceptions, and a kick return for a touchdown.
Caedon Hirschy, Kase Spradlen, Joey Hickerson, Hayden Moore, and Caden Jordan all made big plays on defense for the Greene Devils.
The GMS JV football team also picked up a win over the Huskies 20-14 led by big plays from Hudson Quillen, EJ Fezell, Mack Hall, and Michael Hurst.