Topic: Truman Brown
Clarksville, TN – For the fourth year in a row, the Rossview Hawks baseball team advanced to play in Sectional competition. For the first time, they hosted a sectional game against the Ravenwood Raptors Friday, May 16th. However, despite playing at home, the Hawks season ended for the fourth straight time in sectionals. They lost to the Raptors 13-4.
The Hawks came into Friday’s game allowing only 16 runs in the last nine games, but the red hot bats of the Raptors plated 13 runs from 12 hits, including five home runs.
Clarksville, TN – Rossview High School’s Kevin Kane pitched and hit his way into the programs baseball lore on May 15th, as he pitched and hit the Hawks past District 10-AAA regular-season and tournament champion Clarksville High School to win the school’s first Region 5-AAA title, 5-1.
With the victory, Rossview (24-12-1) will host Ravenwood High School May 16th in one half of the TSSAA Sectional tournament, while Clarksville High will travel to Brentwood High School in the other Sectional matchup. Both games start at 7:00pm.
Clarksville, TN – A heads-up play by Rossview High School shortstop Blake Williams, to open the top of the seventh inning on May 6th, may have saved the Hawks from a possible ‘if game’ with Northeast High School and into the championship game of the District 10-AAA baseball tournament, as the Hawks edged the Eagles 5-4.
Rossview (22-11-1) led Northeast 5-3 heading into Northeast’s final at bat, but pinch hitter Axel Rivera ripped a sinking liner into left field in front of a hard-charging Lawson Moquin.
Clarksville, TN – The District 10-AAA baseball tournament continued Monday, May 5th with a pitching duel between Rossview’s Brett Wilson and Northeast’s Ben Wilford. Despite the Eagles best efforts, the game was decided early.
The Rossview Hawks plated two runs in the first inning and it turned out to be all they needed for the win.
Wilson earned the complete game shutout. He allowed just three hits and struck out eight in the game. Backed up with some great defensive plays, Wilson retired 12 straight Eagle batters, three up and three down, in the last four innings.
Rossview High Hawks baseball’s Kevin Kane pitches gem to beat Kenwood Knights 11-1 in 10-AAA tournament
Clarksville, TN – Spotting his pitches with almost pinpoint accuracy all night long, Rossview High School’s Kevin Kane stymied Kenwood High School’s hitters for five innings, May 2nd, as the Hawks defeated the Knights in the opening round of the District 10-AAA tournament, 11-1.
Kane would only give up two hits, while striking out eight and walking none in his start for the tournament’s second-seeded Hawks (20-11-1) retiring nine straight hitter at one point.
Clarksville High Wildcats baseball holds back late rally by Rossview Hawks to remain undefeated in 10-AAA
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville High School’s baseball team looked like it had everything under control, April 7th, as it went into the top of the seventh inning up three runs and its number-one pitcher on the mound, but the Wildcats had to hold off a Rossview High School rally to come away with a 3-2 District 10-AAA victory.
The Wildcats (15-2, 7-0 District 10-AAA) starting pitcher Donny Everett (5-0) had kept the Hawks off the scoreboard over the first six inning, giving up just three hits and striking out 10 batters up to that point.
Clarksville, TN – Rossview High School’s baseball team jumped out to a 5-1 lead after two innings, March 26th, on its way to handing the Northeast High School Eagles their first District 10-AAA loss of the season by a 10-5 final.
Trailing 1-0 after the first half inning of play, the Hawks (7-5, 3-1 District 10-AAA) tripled their scoring output from the March 24th 5-1 loss to the Eagles, by scoring three runs on three hits – while also being aided by a Northeast error.
Clarksville, TN – The sun was out and the last remnants of snow had finally melted away for the beginning of the high school baseball season Monday, March 10th.
Among the many local teams playing on freshly- raked, red clay, two recent champions squared off for their first game of the season.
Rossview High School Baseball makes it three 10-AAA Tournament Titles in a row with win over Clarksville High School
Clarksville, TN — It’s hard enough to win one district tournament title, much less three in a row, but that is what Rossview High School’s baseball team accomplished on May 8th, as the Hawks rolled past the Clarksville High School Wildcats, 11-1.
With the win, Rossview (25-10) will host an opening-round game of the Region 5-AAA tournament on May 13th – against the runner up of District 9-AAA – while Clarksville High (25-12) will go on the road to the champion of District 9-AAA.
Written Gary Purcell
Ivan Purcell takes the loss with Joe Allen coming on in relief in the 4th inning making his Kenwood pitching debut. The Knights struggled at the plate for the first 3 inning of the game going hitless. The Kenwood outfield committed 7 errors during the game giving the Hawks plenty of extra outs. Truman Brown pitched three shutout inning for the Hawks.
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