In a thrilling Class AAA sectional at Ooltewah, the Owls rallied to beat Blackman 4-2 to advance to the Spring Fling. Riverdale eliminated Walker Valley 5-4.
In the Class AA sectional at Engel Stadium, Notre Dame beat White House 2-1 in 8 innings, getting the win with a walk with the bases loaded. The Irish advance to the Spring Fling for the first time since 1997. Goodpasture ended McMinn Central’s season with a 3-0 win.
In the Class A sectionals, visiting Trousdale County took advantage of sloppy play in the first two innings by CSAS and ended Arts & Sciences season with an 8-4 win. Lookout Valley beat Friendship Christian 10-7 in 9 innings to earn a trip to the Spring Fling for the first time in seven years.
In one of the top softball matchups of the season, Soddy-Daisy beat Riverdale 4-3 in 10 innings in a Class AAA sectional games to advance to the Spring Fling. Ooltewah’s Lady Owls advanced to Murfreesboro with a 5-0 win over Siegel.
In somewhat of a surprise, no local teams will advance to the Class AA Spring Fling. In sectional games today, Greenbrier upset Boyd-Buchanan 1-0 while Goodpasture beat East Ridge 3-1.
There will also be no local teams advancing in Class A. In sectional games today, Friendship Christian beat Whitwell 1-0 while Sale Creek lost 3-0 to Monterey.
In the Division II East Region final at Frost Stadium, Baylor beat rival GPS 5-2 in 10 innings. Both teams advance to the Spring Fling.