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Thursday, May 5, 2016

Cascade Athletics

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...
Cascade's Sudduth no-hits CPA (04/20/16)
NASHVILLE -- Like much of the 2016 opposition, the CPA Lady Lions couldn't touch Lady Champion pitcher Brooke Sudduth on Tuesday night. The freshman hurler pitched a complete game, without allowing a single hit, in Cascade's 7-1 win over the Lady Lions...
Cascade soccer team scores 1st district win (04/20/16)
The Cascade soccer team defeated Spring Hill on Tuesday evening, earning its first district win of the season with a 2-0 victory over the Raiders. Freshman keeper Sander Lovvorn pitched a shutout in goal and was backed with a strong offensive effort...
Bobcats end Champs' surge (04/19/16)
PULASKI -- It's been a rough district slate for the Cascade Champions in 2016. That trend continued in Game 1 of a District 12-AA series at Giles County on Monday night with a 10-5 loss to the Bobcats. Cascade seemingly took control of the game, knocking in five runs in the top of the second, but surrendered eight to the hosts in the bottom of the frame...
Lady Champs' streak hits nine straight (04/19/16)
WATERTOWN -- It wasn't an offensive masterpiece by any stretch, but Cascade backed another stellar outing behind starting pitcher Brooke Sudduth and claimed a 4-1 non-district win at Watertown on Monday afternoon. Sudduth pitched six scoreless innings and struck out 13, while walking just two...
Lady Champs win sweep (04/17/16)
The Cascade Lady Champions swept a doubleheader on Friday afternoon, knocking off non-district opponents Central Magnet School and Huntland by scores of 7-1 and 9-0, respectively. Against Central Magnet, Cascade (15-4) got the bats going in the second inning and never let up...
Edmondson on target in Champ win (04/15/16)
Cascade junior Hayden Edmondson struggled through his first inning on the mound, but worked out of a bases loaded jam and pitched a gem over the remaining five innings in the Champions' 11-1 win over Huntland in the Walking Horse Classic on Thursday afternoon...
Sudduth controls Lady Bobcats (04/15/16)
The Giles County Lady Bobcats just couldn't rattle Lady Champion pitcher Brooke Sudduth. She gave up just two hits and helped lead Cascade to a 10-0 shutout win, keeping the undefeated streak in the district alive. With Sudduth adding another gem to her impressive 2016 resume, the Lady Champions went to work in the bottom of the first inning...
Lions down Champs with 5-run 4th inning (04/14/16)
Brandon Bassham knows his team is close to turning the corner. For the better part of six innings, his team stood toe-to-toe with the Class AA defending state champion CPA Lions on Wednesday night. But in Game 2 of the District 12-AA series, the Lions (15-5, 6-0 12-AA) capitalized on a five-run fourth inning to claim the 6-2 win...
Jarrell's home run lifts Lady Champs (04/13/16)
FRANKLIN -- After seven innings of regulation play against Page, Cascade senior Katelyn Jarrell slammed a two-run homer in the top of the eighth inning, which proved to be the game-winning hit in Monday's 12-AA showdown. Keeping with recent trend, Cascade was treated with stellar pitching that left the game in a scoreless tie after three complete innings...
Cascade gets back at Viqueens (04/10/16)
Two weeks ago, the Community Viqueens edged out a 1-0 win over visiting Cascade. On Friday afternoon, the Lady Champions got their payback, dealing the Viqueens a 2-1 defeat. Lady Champion freshman Brooke Sudduth was in prime form again, allowing a single hit to the Viqueens, which came off the bat of senior Davie Barnes...
Gardner, Parker homer at Moore Co. (04/10/16)
LYNCHBURG -- Cascade righty Hayden Edmondson was backed by a solid offensive effort and the Champions were able to claim a 12-2 win at Moore County on Friday evening. Edmondson pitched four innings and claimed the win, allowing one hit, while striking out five...
Cascade stays unbeaten in District 12-AA (04/08/16)
LEWISBURG -- The Cascade Lady Champions picked up a huge District 12-AA win on Thursday night, outlasting the Marshall County Tigerettes 3-1. The game seemingly began as a pitchers duel, with neither team scrapping a run across the plate through the first two innings...