Every player in the starting lineup had a hit for the Chase baseball team during its 11-4 victory over Shelby on Tuesday night at Keeter Stadium/Veterans Field.
It's always a joyous occasion when any athlete signs to play a sport in college, but it's even more impressive when someone signs to compete in two collegiate sports.
A person who didn’t watch Tuesday night’s baseball game between Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy and Highland Tech and was told how many hits and errors each team had may have concluded that the game was one that came down to the wire, but that’s where knowing just part of the stats can be misleading.
The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy girls soccer team gave undefeated Pine Lake Prep a stiff test Monday night, but a double save by Lady Pride goalie Abbie Kidder in the 73rd minute and a late goal gave Pine Lake the 3-1 win in Avondale.
Tuesday's soccer, softball and baseball scores
A pair of Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy Gryphons announced Tuesday afternoon that they will play football on the college level. Trey McGhee will attend Concordia University in Seward, Nebraska, while Tyler Mitchell elected to stay closer to home and play for the Catamounts of Western Carolina.
There is still plenty of time for the girls soccer, softball and baseball teams of Rutherford County to make a move in the South Mountain Athletic Conference and Southern Piedmont Conference standings, and coming out of spring break is probably a good time for the squads to kick it into high gear if they hope to contend for their respective conference championships.
The Chase baseball team won two straight games over the weekend, beginning with a 7-4 victory over East Burke on Friday night.
Heading into this past Friday’s contests, the Cleveland County schools were holding down the South Mountain Athletic Conference’s top spots in each of the three major spring sports, with the Burns and Crest baseball teams, the Kings Mountain softball team and the Shelby girls soccer team all sitting in first place in the conference standings.
The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy baseball team picked up its first conference win of the season by defeating Community School of Davidson, 6-4, Tuesday night at McNair Field.