Southeast High School Raiders

September 11, 2013

Prep roundup: Ringgold softball wins over North Murray, alone in first


CHATSWORTH — Volleyball

• Christian Heritage opened its Area 4-A schedule with a sweep of Darlington and host Whitefield Academy. The Lady Lions won 25-22, 25-18 against the latter and beat Darlington 25-18, 25-23.

For Christian Heritage (12-4), Jessica Seehorn finished with 33 assists, six kills and eight digs. Savannah Roberson had 17 kills, while Brenna Mugge added 14 digs.

• Coahulla Creek split a pair of Area 4-3A matches, falling 25-10, 25-17 to Sonoraville and beating host Fannin County 19-25, 25-18, 25-19.

The Lady Colts (5-14, 2-2 in 4-3A) were led by Macey Fossett (22 assists), Taylor Ogle (seven kills, three assists) and Nikki Ross (four kills, three aces, five blocks).

• Northwest lost 25-20, 25-21 to LaFayette but rebounded to beat host Gilmer 14-25, 27-25, 25-20 in its first Area 7-4A action of the year.

Mary Kate Allen and Peyton Maret each tallied 17 kills for the Lady Bruins (10-4), while McKinley Hopkins added nine kills and Nicole Brewer had four. Whitley Brooker led the team with 38 assists and Lindsey Roberts recorded five aces.

• Dalton lost 25-19, 25-19 at Heritage to begin Area 7-4A play.

Lyndsey Parker tallied 32 assists for the Lady Catamounts (2-11), while Alejandra Fraire and Hannah Cox each had five kills.

Cross country

• Northwest’s boys finished fifth out of 34 teams at the second Chattanooga Cross Country League meet of the season, which was held at Camp Jordan in East Ridge, Tenn.

Bruins coach Tom Sell reported individual and team places for his runners, but coaches for Dalton and Southeast did not have complete results available. Coahulla Creek competed in the event but did not report results by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.

Leading the Bruins was Henson Gibbs in 12th with a time of 18 minutes, 24 seconds on the 5K (3.1-mile) course. He was joined by Dylan Richards (22nd, 18:57), Lane Bramblett (23rd, 18:59), Kyle Richards (45th, 19:59) and Luke Stevens (58th, 20:29) in scoring for the Bruins.

Dalton’s boys scorers were Brandon Pineda (19:13), Sergio Aguirre (20:02), Erik Villalobos (20:05), Jose Boyzo (20:21) and Jay Tripp (20:22). Southeast’s boys scorers were Luis Perez (19:19), Daniel Triana (20:17), Cristian Gonzalez (21:22), Sandro Ruiz (22:11) and Erik Flores (22:59).

For the girls, Northwest was ninth, led by Ashley Sweeny in 52nd at 25:10.

Southeast’s Isabel Salinas was the top local runner with a time of 22:17.

Other Northwest scorers were Jen Riviera (60th, 25:50), Caroline Duffy (81st, 26:56), Samantha Wooten (85th, 27:06) and Tilea West (87th, 27:31). Dalton’s scorers were Ashley Parham (25:17), Beronica Hernandez (25:19), Fabiola Torres (25:28), Monica Vega (26:10) and Brenda Rodriguez (26:44). Southeast’s scorers were Ana Padilla (26:06), Jessica Flores (26:57), Maria Quijano (28:24) and Sandy Torres (31:07).

• Murray County hosted a four-school meet on Fort Mountain, with Gilmer winning both the boys and girls competition.

For the girls, Murray County was second with 53 points behind Gilmer’s 23. Fannin County and Morris Innovative didn’t have enough competitors to qualify as teams.

Among the scorers for the Lady Indians were Katelyn Richardson (second, 22:54), Cloe Brown (11th, 27:24), Maddie Phillips (12th, 28:26) and Monica Bermudez (13th, 29:06).

For the boys, the Indians were second with 36 points with Gilmer at 31 and Fannin County scoring 55. Morris Innovative didn’t have enough competitors for a team score.

Scorers for Murray County were Ivan Delgado (third, 18:39), Jose Ruiz (sixth, 19:02), Antonio Martinez (eighth, 19:11), Fili Nunez (ninth, 19:59) and Servio Martinez (10th, 20:14).

Morris Innovative did not report results from the meet.

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