Topic: South Nashville
Clarksville, TN – I’ve only been on this journey since January, 2016. I’ve avoided rain like the plaque. All of my trips were planned around the weather forecast. If I was visiting friends in Texas, then I would check the weather between here and there and if there wasn’t a clear path, then I waited until there was.
What a WHIMP!
The bottom line is that the more you ride and the more miles you log, you are GOING to ride in the rain! I don’t mean a drizzle or two, I mean a full on downpour.
The decision to continue riding during a storm is entirely up to the rider, and you don’t want to be full on STUPID, but sometimes you just get caught. If you’ve prepared to encounter the rain, meaning you have “geared up” for it, then it’s no big deal. You carry on.
South Nashville defeats Karns to repeat as 12-year old Little League Tennessee State Baseball Champions
Clarksville, TN – South Nashville blasted three home runs versus Karns, in front of a standing room only crowd July 25th at Griff Schmittou Field, in finals the 12-year old Little League State Baseball Tournament to repeat as state champions with a 4-1 victory.
In didn’t take long for the fans to see the first ball go out of the park, as South Nashville leadoff hitter Barrett Smith blasted the fifth pitch of the game out over the center field fence for the 1-0 lead.
Clarksville, TN – Karns scored seven runs in the first inning, July 24th at Griff Schmittou Field, and never looked back, as they defeated Tullahoma 15-5 to reach the championship game of the 12-year old Little League State Tournament.
After being held to just three runs the night before, Karns came out swinging the bats recording seven hits in the first frame in scoring its seven runs.
Zane Keener opened the game with an opposite-field double and an out later scored on a single by Cameron Fisher.
Clarksville, TN – Cam Hargrove blasted a three-run homer to cap a four-run bottom of the sixth inning, July 23rd at Griff Schmittou Field in the 12-year old Little League State Tournament, to eliminate Obion County 6-5 in walk-off fashion.
Tullahoma trailed 5-2 heading into their final three outs, but got a quick jumpstart when Cooper Lawson opened the frame with a solo home run to make it 5-3.
Sam Malmstrom followed with a base hit, to bring up the possible tying run in Matt Marcel.
Clarksville, TN – Defending state champions South Nashville put together an eight-run fourth inning, Wedensday, July 23rd at Griff Schmittou Field in the 12-year old Little League State Tournament, to rally past Karns for a 9-3 victory and a return to the state title game.
South Nashville trailed Karns 2-1 heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, but Blake Money got the rally started with a one-out single and moved into scoring position at second base on a wild pitch.
One bad inning dooms Johnson City in 12-year old Little League State Tournament elimination-game loss to Obion County
Clarksville, TN – Johnson City’s defense let them down, July 22nd at Griff Schmittou Field in the 12-year old Little League State Tournament, as Obion County took advantage of five fifth-inning errors in scoring 10 runs to advance in the loser’s bracket with a 13-3 victory.
The game was tied 3-3 heading into the top of the fifth inning, but three errors by Johnson City – coming on the first two Obion County hitters in the inning — allowed both to score and take a 5-3 lead.
Karns, South Nashville reach finals of winner’s bracket at 12-year old Little League State Tournament
Clarksville, TN – Karns continues to flex its muscles while defending state champion South Nashville had a little bit of a scare, July 21st at Griff Schmittou Field in their 12-year old Little League State Tournament winner’s bracket semifinals, but both advanced; with Karns blasting Obion County 26-0 and South Nashville slipping by Tullahoma, 3-1.
In Game 1, Tullahoma jumped out in front of the defending state champs on a solo homer by Bailey Miller off South Nashville starter Drew Byers.
Clarksville, TN – Defending Tennessee state champion South Nashville opened its title defense, July 20th at Griff Schmittou Field, with a 10-0, no-hit victory versus Morristown American in the 2014 12-year old Little League State Tournament.
South Nashville came out swinging in the bottom of the first inning; they recorded nine hits in scoring 10 runs.
Barrett Smith and Robert Hassell opened the inning with back-to-back singles and an out later scored on back to-back singles by Blake Money and Cade Reynolds.
Tullahoma defeats Smith County 18-8 in opening round of 12-year old Little League State Tournament in Clarksville
Clarksville, TN – Tullahoma scored the final eight runs to defeat Smith County, July 19th at Griff Schmittou Field in their opening-round game at the 2014 12-year old Little League State Tournament, 18-8.
After seeing Smith County cut their lead to just 10-8 in the top of the third inning, Tullahoma responded with six runs, highlighted by a grand slam home run by Cam Hargrove and a two-run shot by Sam Malmstrom in the bottom of the third inning to make it 16-8.
Clarksville Northwest no match for Morristown American to open 12-year old Little League State Tournament
Clarksville, TN – Morristown American scored early and often, July 19th at Griff Schmittou Field, as they defeated Clarksville Northwest 17-0 to open the 2014 12-year-old Little League State Tournament.
It didn’t take Morristown American long to get on the scoreboard, as they plated six runs in the bottom of the first inning – aided by four Northwest errors.
Marshall Smith opened the inning by reaching on an error, followed by Elijah Patterson drawing a base on balls.
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