September 23, 2013

Area middle school roundup: Porter paces perfect Lions

From Staff Reports

— Nashir Porter rushed for more than 200 yards, three touchdowns and a two-point conversion to lead Christian Heritage’s middle school football team to a 28-8 victory over Lookout Valley on Thursday.

Jack Staten added a rushing touchdown and a two-point conversion, while Jack Ridley picked off a pass to help the Lions beat their visitors from Chattanooga and remain undefeated.

Valley Point eighth grade 12, New Hope 8: Harrison Hughes had a pair of touchdowns to lead the Green Waves (2-1-1) to Thursday’s road win. Hughes passed to Porter Johnson for one score and picked off a pass for the other.

New Hope did not report statistics by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.

Valley Point seventh grade 26, New Hope 6: Also on Thursday at New Hope, Austin Davis accounted for all four touchdowns for the Green Waves as they picked up their first win in four games this season. Davis ran for three scores and returned a kickoff for his other touchdown.

New Hope did not report statistics by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.


• North Whitfield’s boys and Bagley’s girls remained undefeated with nine-hole victories in a three-way match that also included New Hope on Thursday at Waterville Golf Course in Cleveland, Tenn.

In the boys match, Trevor Owens’ 7-over-par 43 earned medalist honors for the match and led the Pioneers, who posted a 200 to top Bagley (217) and New Hope (231).

Also scoring for North Whitfield were Will Douglas (48), Jake Hawkins (51) and Will Brooker (58). Also participating for the Pioneers were Spencer Hammontree (60) and Dylan Jolly (60).

Jake Keener (47), Braxton Bates (52), Jonathan Crow (58) and Kade Greeson (60) played and scored for Bagley, while New Hope’s counting rounds came from Haven Morgan (47), Taylor Garlock (61), Riley Jordan (61) and Carson Johnson (62). Trent Pilcher (63) also competed for New Hope.

In the girls match, Savanah Satterfield’s 40 earned medalist honors and led the Lady Braves, who also got a 50 from Caroline Ridley to card a 90 and top New Hope (111) and North Whitfield (114).

Also participating for Bagley were Shelby Satterfield (52) and Sarah Plemmons (55).

New Hope’s counting rounds came from Alaina Thompson (52) and Autumn Thompson (59), while Madison Smith (63) also participated. Scoring for North Whitfield were Ashley Couch (55) and Serene Wiggins (59). Also participating for the Lady Pioneers were Jenna Bagley (60) and Destiny Hill (62).

• The same three schools competed this past Monday at Spring Lakes Golf Course in Chatsworth.

In the boys match, Owens and Jolly each shot a 50 to share medalist honors and lead North Whitfield (213) as the Pioneers topped Bagley (230) and New Hope (234).

Also scoring for North Whitfield were Douglas (54) and Brooker (59), while Carson Staten (61) and Hammontree (64) also competed.

Bagley’s scoring rounds came from Keener (54), Austin Billingsley (58), Hayden Hulett (58) and Bates (60). Greeson (62) and Crow (64) also competed for the Braves.

New Hope’s score was compiled by Morgan (49), Trey Swinney (61), Garlock (61) and Jordan 63). Also participating were Johnson (64) and Pilcher (64).

In the girls match, Savanah Satterfield’s 38 made her the match medalist and helped the Lady Braves to a 140 that bested North Whitfield (177) and New Hope (180).

Also scoring for Bagley were Ridley (49) and Shelby Satterfield (52), while Kristen Gibson (58) and Plemmons (61) also competed.

North Whitfield’s score was compiled by Hill (56), Shae Bagley (60) and Jenna Bagley (61), while Wiggins (62) and Couch (63) also participated.

New Hope’s counting rounds came from Riley Maret (59), Autumn Thompson (60) and Alaina Thompson (61), while Smith (64) also played.


New Hope 12, Dalton 4: Ashley Johnson went 3-for-4 with a double and drove in five runs to lead the Lady Kodiaks to Thursday’s win at home.

Henley Henderson went 2-for-3 with a triple and an RBI, Sydney Horne was 2-for-2 with a pair of stolen bases and Joanna Peralta was 2-for-3 to help the offensive attack as New Hope shortened the game to six innings via the mercy rule.

Catelyn Hannah was the winning pitcher. She struck out three in a complete-game effort.

Dalton did not report statistics by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.

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