Tigers, Tigerettes end season
WATERTOWN -- Gordonsville broke open a tight 4-3 game with a seven-run burst in the top of the sixth on the way to a 12-3 victory over Watertown Wednesday afternoon, May 11 in the loser's bracket finals of the District 8-A baseball tournament.
Watertown had stepped up to host the tournament's final day after storms had flooded the field in Hartsville where the event was being hosted by Trousdale County High.
Watertown led 2-1 until Gordonsville struck for three in the top of the third inning. WHS battled back to tie the score at 3-3 with a run in the bottom of the fifth.
Gordonsville put the contest out of reach with seven runs in the top of the sixth inning.
Second baseman Heath Price had three of Watertown's nine hits.
Gordonsville roughed up Watertown pitchers Kaanan Atkins, Cidney Cozart and Tyler Vastola for 11 hits. However, Vastola struck out four batters in his brief relief stint.
Winning pitcher Joey Parliament did most of the damage, driving in three runs with three hits.
The Purple Tigers closed out the season 13-20 as the G-Men moved on to the tournament finals against Goodpasture.
The Cougars won the district championship with a 3-0 win over Gordonsville later Wednesday night -- improving to 25-8-3.
Watertown High had three players named to the all-tournament team. They included: outfielder Jarred Bradshaw along with infielders Seth Price and Tyler Vastola.
Softball falls to Goodpasture
SOUTH CARTHAGE -- Watertown's softball season came to a halt Wednesday with a 6-5 loss to Goodpasture in the loser's bracket finals of the District 8-A tournament at Crump Paris Park.
The Tigerettes (10-14-1) scored two runs in the top of the fourth to tie the game at 3-3 in the top of the fourth, then evened the score at 4-4 with a run in the top of the sixth.
Goodpasture scored a walk-off run in the bottom of the ninth for the game-winner.
Bailey Griffin and Kaliegha Carter each had two hits and an RBI in the loss.
Watertown 15, RBS 4
S. CARTHAGE -- Watertown erupted for 11 runs in the bottom of the first and went on to eliminate Red Boiling Springs 15-4 Tuesday in the loser's bracket.
The Tigerettes ripped 13 hits in only four at bats. Jada Moss led the assault with three hits and three runs scored while Aaron Cherry drove in three runs with a homer and a single.
Bailey George and McKenna George each had a pair of hits. Shelby Hamlett added a homer and two RBI.
Brittney Pryor picked up the pitching decision with five innings of work, scattering five hits with four strikeouts and a walk.
Goodpasture 11, Watertown 10
S. CARTHAGE -- Goodpasture pushed across two runs in the bottom of the seventh for an 11-10 win over Watertown in Monday's opening round.
Amber Wright tripled and homered to drive in four runs for the Tigerettes.