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Friday, May 27, 2016

Cascade Athletics

Bowling scholarship (05/27/16)
Cascade's Anna Holcombe has signed a bowling scholarship with Martin Methodist. Seated from left around Anna are her mother, Caty Dorsett, and father, Wayne Holcombe. Standing, from left, assistant principal-Neil Watson, principal Tim Harwell. coach Ben Biddy and family friend Rick Jones. (Submitted photo)
PITCHERS' MARATHON: Lady Champs drop 12-inning epic to Heritage (05/20/16)
WHITE HOUSE -- It was a game that neither team wanted to lose. With a trip to the Class AA state tournament on the line, Cascade and White House Heritage battled for 12 innings before Heritage walked off on a game-winning RBI double in the bottom of the 12th inning, ending Cascade's season with a 2-1 decision...
Lady Champions fall to mighty Waverly (05/19/16)
WAVERLY -- Wednesday night's Region 6-AA championship showcased two of the premier teams in the state, featuring a pitchers duel that saw a combined five hits between Cascade and Waverly. While Cascade (26-7) saw another stellar outing from freshman Brooke Sudduth, Waverly kept the Cascade bats silenced and claimed the 2-0 win to pick up the Region 6-AA title...
Cascade earns region title clash (05/17/16)
For the first time since the early 1990s, the Cascade Lady Champion softball team will play for a region title. Cascade (26-6) advanced to the Region 6-AA tournament with another shutout victory, defeating Creek Wood on Monday night in the tournament semifinals, 4-0...
SCRIMMAGE ACTION (05/17/16)
Lady Champions bring home 12-AA softball crown (05/15/16)
FRANKLIN -- Going into Friday's District 12-AA championship round, the Cascade Lady Champions were going to have to win two-straight over Page, who was unbeaten in the tournament, in order to claim the tournament championship. That's just what they did...
Lady Champs reach title clash (05/13/16)
Even the rains couldn't derail the Cascade Lady Champions' hopes of a 12-AA title. After falling to Page on Wednesday night, Cascade rallied to defeat Marshall County 3-1 on Thursday and advanced to the 12-AA championship round at Page. Marshall County knocked in the game's first run after a leadoff triple off freshman pitcher Brooke Sudduth in the top of the first inning...
Loss seriously sets back Lady Champs' hopes (05/12/16)
It's been more than a year since the Cascade Lady Champions have lost to a District 12-AA team. That streak came to an end on Wednesday evening when Page silenced the Cascade bats and claimed a 3-1 win over the Lady Champions in the semifinals of the District 12-AA winners bracket...
Shutout advances Lady Champs (05/10/16)
Sisters Bailey and Brooke Sudduth provided the one-two punch the Cascade Lady Champions needed to advance in the winners bracket in the District 12-AA tournament on Monday night. Brooke Sudduth provided the stellar effort from the pitcher's circle, while older sister Bailey provided the bulk of Cascade's offense in the 2-0 win over Spring Hill...
Champs close year with loss to Page (05/10/16)
FRANKLIN -- It was a tough way to end what's been a tough year. On Saturday afternoon, the Cascade Champions (13-19) saw their season come to a close with an 8-2 loss at Page. "It was a frustrating year. We had some highlights, but it seemed like we never got over the hump," said coach Brandon Bassham...
Champs claim opener (05/06/16)
SPRING HILL -- The Cascade Champion soccer squad claimed a 2-0 first-round tournament win over Spring Hill on Thursday afternoon. Josue Nieto provided the Champions with all the offense needed to pick up the win, scoring a goal in each half. "It was another great performance by the team," said coach Zach Spears...
Champs take tough opening 12-AA defeat (05/06/16)
SPRING HILL -- It was a tough District 12-AA tournament opener for the Cascade Champions on Thursday afternoon. Offense was scarce and the Champions (13-18) took a tough one on the chin, falling 5-0. Senior first baseman Brady Parker accounted for the lone Cascade hit...
Forrest spoils senior night, blanks Lady Champions (05/04/16)
It's been a while since the Cascade Lady Champions have lost -- 37 days to be exact. Unfortunately for the Lady Champions, they ran into a buzzsaw against perennial power Forrest on senior night on Tuesday. Cascade (21-5) just couldn't crack pitcher Sam King and suffered a 10-0 loss...
Champs, Vikings deliver another classic (05/03/16)
Whenever Cascade and Community meet on the baseball diamond, it's the same ole same ole. After the Vikings (16-15) claimed a 5-4 win over the Champions (13-17) earlier this season, Cascade repaid the favor Monday night on senior night, claiming a 5-4 win of its own...
Cascade seniors honored (05/03/16)
PERFECT FINISH: Lady Champs stop Marshall Co. with another Sudduth no-hitter (04/29/16)
All season long, the Cascade Lady Champions have had the goal to finish the 2016 district schedule unbeaten. Mission accomplished. Cascade (21-4, 10-0 12-AA) completed its goal on Thursday afternoon, defeating Marshall County in the regular season district game with yet another no-hitter from rookie sensation Brooke Sudduth...
Rockets down Champs with big 3rd (04/29/16)
The Cascade Champions took another tough one on the chin Thursday afternoon, falling 6-3 to visiting Forrest. The Rockets took a 2-0 lead on the Champs in the top of the second frame, but saw Cascade answer with two of its own in the bottom of the frame...
Lady Champs claim district; Next goal nears: Finish unbeaten (04/27/16)
All year long, the Cascade Lady Champions have had a goal to run through the district slate unbeaten. Cascade (20-4, 9-0 12-AA) now sits just one game from reaching that goal after locking up the 2016 12-AA district title with a 4-0 win over Page. Tuesday night brought about another shutout victory, led by the efforts of freshman pitcher Brooke Sudduth...
Champs get hits, strand too many (04/27/16)
Just too many left on. The Cascade Champions were hit with another tough loss within district play, despite a nine-hit effort, and fell 4-2 to the Page Patriots in the 12-AA finale. "Any time you have nine hits you expect to score more than two. We didn't do a good job of getting them in. We have to find a way to get those runs in. It's just a tough one," said coach Brandon Bassham...
SC downs Lady 'Cats (04/26/16)
The Shelbyville Central tennis teams finished the 2016 regular season with a split against Tullahoma, with the Eaglettes claiming a 6-1 victory, while the Eagles fell just short, 4-3. Eddie Green was the bright spot for the Eagles in singles action, providing the only singles victory for Shelbyville...
Sudduth records 200th K; Lady Champions down Giles Co. (04/26/16)
PULASKI -- Freshman pitcher Brooke Sudduth has had quite the impressive year so far. The rookie hurler tossed another gem and recorded her 200th strikeout of the season in Cascade's 12-1 win at Giles County on Monday afternoon. Backing Sudduth's effort from the pitcher's circle was a 13-hit effort, led by short stop Kristen Heath's four-hit night, which included six RBIs off a pair of singles and doubles...
Champs roughed up in district outing (04/26/16)
FRANKLIN -- It was another rough district outing for the Cascade Champions on Monday afternoon at Page, falling in Game 1 of the two-game series, 9-4. Cascade plated one run in the top of the first inning, but fell behind the Patriots, giving up three runs in the bottom of the first...
Lady Champs ride no-hitter past Spring Hill (04/22/16)
The Cascade Lady Champions have a long-term goal--get to the Class AA state tournament. While the postseason is still a few weeks away, the Lady Champions (18-4, 7-0 12-AA) took one more step closer to locking up the regular season District 12-AA title with an 8-0 win over Spring Hill on Thursday afternoon...
Champs score 2nd straight win (04/22/16)
CHAPEL HILL -- The Cascade Champions won back-to-back matches for the first time this season with a 4-2 win at Forrest on Thursday afternoon. Gerson Solis scored the first goal for the Champs on a header from a free kick by Colin Weir. Josue Nieto finished another goal in the first half to give the Champs a 2-0 lead at the break...
Luck goes Champs' way in win (04/20/16)
The Cascade Champions have had a string of rotten luck over the past few weeks. On Tuesday night, the Champs (11-13, 2-6 12-AA) finally got a few breaks to go their way and Cascade was able to earn a split with Giles County, defeating the Bobcats, 7-3...