published Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Three area baseball teams rally in Fling

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Soddy-Daisy, Baylor and South Pittsburg rebounded from first-night losses to advance this morning while Polk County was eliminated in the Spring Fling baseball tournament.

South Pittsburg eliminated Class A foe Grace Christian 7-4 behind pitcher Hunter Giles, who got his 11th win of the year, and Jacob Toney, who went 3-for-4 with a home run, two doubles and three RBIs.

Polk County had an early lead but gave up a pair of runs in the bottom of the sixth in a Class AA 6-5 loss to Christian Academy of Knoxville.

Soddy-Daisy got home runs from Talon Harris and James Fowlkes — pushing each to 18 for the year — and a strong relief pitching performance from Ryan Johnson in a 9-8 win over Mt. Juliet in Class AAA.

Baylor banged out 18 hits in a 10-2 decision over Brentwood Academy in Division II with Gavin Gibson, Brandon Robertson and Zach McKelvey contributing three hits each.

Contact Ward Gossett at wgossett@timesfreepress.com or 423-886-4765.

See Wednesday’s Times Free Press for complete details.

about Ward Gossett...

Ward Gossett is an assistant sports editor and writer for the Times Free Press. Ward has a long history in Chattanooga journalism. He actually wrote a bylined story for the Chattanooga News-Free Press as a third-grader. He Began working part-time there in 1968 and was hired full time in 1970. Ward now covers high school athletics, primarily football, wrestling and baseball and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling. Over a 40-year career, he has covered ...

Comments do not represent the opinions of the Chattanooga Times Free Press, nor does it review every comment. Profanities, slurs and libelous remarks are prohibited. For more information you can view our Terms & Conditions and/or Ethics policy.
please login to post a comment

Other National Articles

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »

advertisement
advertisement

Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.