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Jr. Cats begin season with jamboree at Cornerstone
LA Golf teams open new season at 2-0
LA Soccer players named All-Tournament
B&B leads in Women’s League

Jr. Cats begin season with jamboree at Cornerstone

Kathy Carr/OCN Sports
Creed Hayes breaks into the open field on a Jr. Wildcats run against Avery Trace in Saturday’s jamboree.

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The Jr. Wildcats defense stop a Coffee County run on Saturday.

By KATHY CARR,
OCN Sports

The Jr. Wildcats kicked off the 2007 football season playing in a jamboree at Cornerstone Middle School in Baxter on Saturday, Aug. 11.

The jamboree format consisted of three 25-minute halves, running 10 offensive plays and 10 defensive plays, alternating possessions until time ran out.

Overton County Jr. Wildcats began the day playing Avery Trace of Cookeville. The score was tied with each team scoring one touchdown. The Jr. Wildcats ran the football for 62 yards while completing 3 passes for 38 yards. They were penalized one time for 10 yards. They had 2 fumbles and a total of 8 yards lost. The combined total offensive yardage for this half was 72 yards.

Avery Trace ran the football for 83 yards, with a loss of 2 yards. They had 10 yards in penalties and had one incomplete pass for a combined total of 71 yards.

In the second quarter of play, the Yellow Jackets of Cornerstone took on the Jr. Wildcats, which once again ended with a tie. Both teams were penalized once for illegal procedure for a total of 5 yards each. Cornerstone attempted one pass, which was incomplete, while the Jr. Wildcats threw 2 incomplete passes resulting in 0 passing yards for both teams.

The Jr. Wildcats ran the football for 81 yards, and losing 5 yards in the backfield, to bring the total yardage for the game to 76. Cornerstone gained a total run yardage of 49.

The final quarter of play placed Coffee County against the Jr. Wildcats in a tightly contested matchup. Coffee County received the football first, which allowed them two offensive possessions, while the Jr. Wildcats had only 10 total offensive plays for the quarter. Livingston ran for one touchdown and passed for another touchdown, while Coffee County scored three touchdowns.

The run yardage for the Jr. Wildcats was 33, while passing yardage gained 80, giving a total combined yardage of 113 for the quarter.

Coffee County had combined total offensive yardage of 145 yards while completing two of three passes. Coffee County ran a 40-yard touchdown the first play of the quarter; however, the Jr. Wildcats battled back to match up fairly even the remainder of play.

The Jr. Wildcats will play the regular season opener on Thursday, Aug. 23 when they travel to Albany, KY, to take on the Clinton County team.

Kathy Carr/OCN Sports
A Cornerstone Yellow Jacket is dragged down by the Jr. Cats.

 

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LA Golf teams open new season at 2-0

By KATHY CARR,
OCN Sports

The Livingston Academy Golf teams, boys and girls, opened up the 2007 season with wins.

On Monday, Aug. 6, Livingston Academy hosted Pickett County and DeKalb County at Hidden Valley Country Club.

The LA girls team shot a score of 83, while Pickett County shot a 90, and DeKalb County finished a close third by shooting a 92.

Emily Miller shot a 40, Megan Stonecipher 43, Ariel Carr 45, and Courtney Livingston rounded out the scoring for LA with a 68.

The top scorer for Pickett County was Megan Cummings with a 44, and Shay Sullivan led the DeKalb County team with a 45.

The LA boys team played well, with Michael Ledford leading the scorecard shooting a 35. The LA boys team shot a combined score of 150, with DeKalb County finishing second at 157, and Pickett County shooting a third place score of 166.

The rest of the scoring for LA was as follows: Chris McDonald 37; Clint West 38; Justin Watkins 40; Kasey Beason 46; and Robert York 47.

The first place finisher for the girls was Emily Miller, and second place Megan Stonecipher, both of Livingston Academy. The third place finisher for the girls was Megan Cummings of Pickett County.

Michael Ledford of Livingston Academy finished first place for the boys, while Payne Denman of DeKalb County finished second. J. Gibson from Pickett County completed the top three places by finishing in third place.

Livingston Academy girls and boys golf teams begin with 2-0 records in district play. Their next scheduled match is Thursday, Aug. 16 as they host Pickett County, York Institute, and Clarkrange in a second district match.

 

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LA Soccer players named All-Tournament

Livingston Academy Girl Soccer players McKenzie McConaha and Sarah Jane Maynord were named All-Tournament at a recent jamboree held in Crossville.

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B&B leads in Women’s League

B&B leads in Overton County Women’s Softball League with a 5-0 record.

Low Cost is running 2nd with a 3-2 record, followed by Express Lube and Jolley Produce, each at 3-3, and Kelly Williams Law Office trails at 0-6.

 

 

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