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Memphis Teams do Well on Day One of Spring Fling at Murfreesboro

After 3-years in Memphis, the Blue Cross Spring Fling Tennessee State Championshis begins a new run in the Mid-State area at Murfreesboro...

So far, so good for Memphis area teams..

In Class Triple-A- Baseball, Collierville taking on Ooltewah.

The Dragons on the move early...wasting no time getting runners on base...

Top First Scott Perryman at the plate... This'll go down as a single to the left side...Big Shelby's first team up is in business.......

3-batter later, here comes a wild pitch...Perryman comes in to score..

Collierville takes a 1-nothing lead...

Good Crowd on hand liking what they see..

And they'll see plenty more...

Same Inning...#4 Conner Simmons slaps this single to the Left Side...

That's good enough to plate Mike Fortenberry...

Now the Dragons are running with a 2-zip lead...

Collierville goes on to win it...

Final 7-4.

The Dragons advance to round two..

We move on to Division Two where Coach Buster Kelso's Nationally RankedPurple Wave of Christian Brothers is out to defend its' State Title..

Lipscomb University in Nashville is where the Brothers take on Montgomery Bell Academy..

Top First, Josh Shelton..this is a chopper over the first basemans' head...

That scores not one, but 2-baserunners as Alan Wright and Seth Walker come in to touch home plate...

3-Zip, Purple Wave on Top..

Later in the inning...Wave rolling 4-zip..2-men on for Dalton Martinez...

This goes as a Double to Centerfield...bringing in 2-more runs..

The Brothers not done..

CBHS bats around in the inning..Seth Walker knocks in 2-more with a double through the right side...

8-runs in the first...7-more in the third...

Brothers go on to win it..15-0

Next up for CBHS, Chatt. Baylor Wednesday 4pm.

In other games..

Covington 5

Goodpasture 4

Bartlett 6

J.S. Science Hill 0

M.U.S. 5

Knox. Webb 2

Collierville 7

Ooltewah 4

After a successful start on the Baseball side of the Spring Fling State Championships in Murfreesboro..Collierville turns to its' Lady Dragons to keep things rolling in Softball..

Collierville puts it 41-and-8 record on the line against Knoxville Central...

First inning Jessica Ambers with the hustle play...turns on the jets to beat the throw at first...

That's an important play, because later in the frame..

Meghan Haylander... Not a haymaker, but a suicide squeeze bunt right in front of the plate...

Emily Cox comes in to score...

That's all Collierville would get...and that's all they need...

Final..

Dragons win it 1-nothing.

In Division Two, the Lady Saints of Briarcrest just overpowered by Chattanooga Baylor.

Baylor's Lindsey Miller, a drive to right field...She gets some good luck because Anna Smith can't handle it...

It allows 2-runs to come in..

That's 4-nothing 3rd inning...

This one gets worse..

Final

Briarcrest falls into the losers bracket with a 9-0 defeat.

The Lady Mustangs of Houston win the Girls Triple-A- State Tennis Championship with a 4-1 victory over Walker Valley.

And University School of Jackson beats Chattanooga Christian to claim the Boys Class-A-Double-A- title, also 4-1.

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