WCHS fall sports update
By Sparta Live | August 29, 2013 12:00 am
The following is a recap of various White County High School sports action.
The Warriorette volleyball team evened their District 6AAA slate at 1-1 with a 3-2 win over Cumberland County Tuesday in Crossville.
The match went to the decisive fifth game and the Warriorettes took the narrow 15-13 win in the rubber match.
WCHS opened the match with a 25-21 win in game one and went up 2-0 with the 25-20 victory in the second game. Cumberland County, however, forced the fifth game by winning the next two. The Lady Jets took game three by a score of 25-20 and evened the match at two games apiece with the 25-19 win in the fourth game.
The victory puts the Warriorettes at 4-4 overall on the season. They will return home to Roy Sewell Gymnasium to host another district foe, Warren County, Thursday. The varsity match is slated to begin at 5 p.m. with the junior varsity match prior to that.
The Warriorette soccer team will have to wait another week to get their season started. A mix up on the schedule forced the cancellation of the opener at Cannon County on Tuesday. They are now slated to travel to Macon County Tuesday, September 3rd.
Last Thursday, the WCHS golf teams played host to Cookeville at the Sparta Country Club for a nine-hole match. Actually, the match was varsity girls and junior varsity boys.
The Warriorettes ended in a tie with the Lady Cavaliers with both teams finishing with a 79. WCHS junior, Shelby Johnson, was the low medalist for the day shooting a 36 while Melaney Payne added a 43. Kate Ferguson also played and carded a 44.
Cookeville got a 37 from Cunningham and a 42 from Ross for the tie.
The Warrior junior varsity was defeated by eight strokes by Cookeville JV. The Cavaliers came in with a 156 while the Warriors shot a 164.
Haden Welch led the Warriors with a 35 and was the medalist for the junior varsity match. K.J. Enlow followed him with a 41. Paxton Phifer, Collin Wilhite and Aaron Vinson all shot 44’s. Grayson Johnson finished with a 53.
Cookeville was led by Minnear and Bradshaw with 39’s.
The Warriors were to have competed in the Red Raider Classic on Wednesday at Willowbrook. The results were not available at press time.