Sports Briefs: April 6, 2014

April 4, 2014 

Cleveland rules in overtime

Cleveland scored twice in overtime to down Corinth Holders 3-1 in girls soccer on Tuesday night. The Pirates had tied the game with a second-half goal before the Rams scored in both overtime periods.

Courtney Morris, Emily Truelove and Brittany Preston all scored for Cleveland, which stayed unbeaten in the Two Rivers 3A Conference at 4-0. Truelove assisted on the other two Cleveland (6-4-1 overall) goals, while Morris picked up an assist as well.

Katelyn Lowery made 14 saves in goal for the Rams.

Pirates clinch Two Rivers 3A tennis title

Corinth Holders downed Cleveland in boys tennis on back-to-back days to wrap up the Two Rivers 3A Conference dual team title. The Pirates are 8-0 with the tiebreaker over second-place Cleveland with just two dual matches left in the regular season. Corinth Holders won Tuesday’s match 6-3 and Wednesday’s, 7-2.

Corinth Holders swept singles play in Wednesday’s match. Christian Green and Braxton Brewington had the Pirates’ singles victory.

Wildcats score late to sweep Cleveland

West Johnston took a softball and baseball double dip from rival Cleveland Monday, scoring late in both games to clinch the victories.

West scored two runs in the sixth to win the baseball game, 2-1. The two teams combined for just nine hits on the night.

In softball, West took a 2-0 lead early then came back with two insurance runs in the top of the seventh.

Junior Rachel Willis and freshman Nadia Blevins were both 3-for-4 with two RBIs each for the Wildcats in the win. Pitcher Megan Mills struck out 12 and didn’t issue a walk in collecting the victory.

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