October 18, 2012

Middle school roundup: Late kick pushes Valley Point's Perez to victory

Valley Point eighth-grader Luis Perez took first place this past weekend in the Chattanooga Area Cross Country Champ-ionships at Woodland Park Baptist Church.

Perez stayed with the lead pack for most of the 2-mile race before passing a runner from Chattanooga’s McCallie late for a 1-second victory at 11 minutes, 45 seconds.

North Whitfield’s Walt Douglas took fourth at 12:00.

In the girls race, North Whitfield’s Erin Nelson finished fifth at 13:28.


• New Hope picked up a pair of wins on the diamond earlier this week, topping Gladden 9-2 and Valley Point 5-2.

Against Gladden, Kylee Ward went 3-for-4 with a double to lead the Lady Kodiaks, while Alli Swinford and Sydney Horne each went 2-for-4, while Robin Bryant added a double. Swinford picked up the win in the circle for New Hope, striking out 13, walking two and allowing three hits.

Gladden’s Attie Ridley had an RBI double to lead the Lady Warriors.

Against Valley Point, Swinford again picked up the pitching victory, while Ashley Johnston was 2-for-4 with a double, Bryant added a trip and Joanna Peralta had a game-tying bunt single.

Valley Point’s statistics from the game were not reported by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.

Valley Point 7, Eastbrook 1: The Lady Green Waves rolled behind 17 combined strikeouts from pitchers Lindsey Shelton, Ryleigh Murray and Jordan Burns in a game played at Southeast Whitfield High.

At the plate, Cheyenne Bradford added a home run and a pair of RBIs.

Eastbrook’s statistics from the game were not reported by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.


• Bagley swept boys and girls competition in a nine-hole match with Gladden and Westside on Monday at Spring Lakes Golf Club in Chatsworth.

In the boys match, Brody Frazier’s 8-over-par 45 earned medalist honors and led the Braves, whose 204 topped Westside (234) and Gladden (246).

Drake Fowler (47), Blake Davis (55) and Jordan Anderson (57) also scored for Bagley. Westside’s scoring rounds came from Cole Roberts (56), Chase Carter (59), Easton Stanley (59) and Alex Standridge (60). Gladden’s scoring rounds came from Tony Burns (60), Chandler Simmons (60), Mason Ankney (62) and Blain Thornbury (64).

In the girls match, Bagley’s Savannah Satterfield shot a 44 to lead the Lady Braves (99), who were followed by Gladden (114) and Westside (124). Bagley’s other counting round came from Shelby Satterfield (55).

Gladden’s scores came from Tori Owens (53) and Peyton Hawkins (61), while Westside’s counting rounds were supplied by Abby Canady (61) and Makenzie Mitchell (63).

Also participating were Bagley’s Caroline Ridley (56), Gladden’s Erica Chambers (64) and Westside’s Erin King (63) and Lily Adams (64).

• Bagley also swept a nine-hole match with New Hope at Nob North on Tuesday, winning the girls match 101-119 and the boys match 204-245.

In the girls match, Bagley’s Savannah Satterfield earned medalist honors with an 8-over-par 44, while Shelby Satterfield also scored with a 57. New Hope’s counting rounds came from Rylee Meret (58) and Autumn Thompson.

Other participants were Bagley’s Ridley (62) and New Hope’s Savannah Lofty (63) and Aliana Thompson (63).

In the boys match, Davis earned medalist honors, firing a 47 to lead the Braves, while Frazier (50), Fowler (53) and Anderson (54) also scored. Scoring for the Kodiaks were Haven Morgan (58), Trey Jordan (62), Riley Jordan (62) and Carson Wright (63).

Also participating for Bagley were Jaden Baggett (55), Brady Todd (57), Jake Keener (59) and Braxton Bates (61).

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