The Collierville High School baseball team knocked in six runs in the third inning on its way to a 9-1 victory over Wynne on Thursday. The Dragons big bats in the inning were led by walks by Mitch Austin and Riley Davis, a single by Noah Hattier, and a double by Cannon Whitby.
Jacob Burks earned the victory on the pitcher's mound for CHS. He surrendered one run on one hit over six innings, striking out seven. Jared Shelton threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.
The Collierville High School Lady Dragons softball team extended their winning streak to four games, Thursday, at Southwind High School. Starting pitcher Colleen Blaszkowski had nine strikeouts and improved to 4-0. Maria Maxwell blasted an inside the park home run to break the game open in the 1st inning. The Lady Dragons defeated the Lady Jaguars 19-1. They'll travel to Cookeville, Tennessee this weekend for tournament play in hopes to continue their hot start.
Photo Credit: Red Bardes
The Collierville High School baseball and soccer teams kicked-off the 2018 season with an impressive start. The Dragons baseball team opened play in the Lewis Harris Memorial Tournament by going 6-0. They defeated Briarcrest Christian, Lausanne, Covington, Dyer County, Lebanon, and Hernando (MS). The Dragons soccer team went 2-0 in a Nashville area tournament. They defeated Brentwood and Summit both by the scores of 2-1. All spring sports will be in action next week.
The Collierville High School baseball team had to battle through extra innings in order to get it's first win of the 2018 campaign. The Dragons were able to sneak by the Saints, 1-0, after plating a run in the Top of the 11th. Carson Rees sliced a double down the right field line for the game-winning RBI. Collierville starter, Tyler Sherman, was outstanding in his senior debut. The Tennessee-Martin signee threw 7 innings innings; allowing 5 hits and striking out 7. John Gibbs took the victory in relief. First Baseman Evan Chatlosh had two hits to lead the Dragons offensively.
Collierville High School senior lacrosse standout, Shayna Ryan, has announced her commitment to Lee University to continue her education and athletic career. The senior has lead the Lady Dragons to a 4-0 start to the 2018 season. She has 18 goals, 30 assists, and controlled the draw 42 times in the four games.
Shayna Ryan lead the Lady Dragons lacrosse team to 4 victories in last weekend's Battle of the Greenbelt Tournament. With exciting wins over Franklin and Lausanne, she scored 18 goals, had 30 assists, and controlled the draw 42 times. She had a hat trick in every game. Shayna plans on continuing her lacrosse career and education at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. The Lady Dragons will next play Friday night versus Houston at Johnson Park.
Congratulations to Collierville track standouts Samuel Jones, Jessica Green, & Terry Towah. They competed in the TN High School State Indoor Track Meet at Vanderbilt Sunday. Results below:
Green - 60m hurdles (1st), Shot Put (8th)
Jones - Triple Jump (12th)
Towah - 400 (3rd) 200 (5th)