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FHS 2nd in Scenic City Classic

The Farragut Admirals had its six-game winning streak snapped at the hands of Science Hill Saturday, March 24, in McCallie’s annual Scenic City Classic in Chattanooga.

The Hilltoppers beat FHS 11-1 in a run-ruled six inning championship game at Bell South Park. The Admirals (6-4 overall record, 2-2 in District 4-AAA, entering the week) had six fielding errors and only had five hits. Barton Ivy, Michael Williams and Cade Stallings doubled while Curt Powell and Zach Allen added singles.

In the Saturday morning game, FHS beat Blackman 3-1 at Baylor. Jordan Cooper earned the win in a complete game nine strikeout performance, allowing just four hits.

The Admirals scored all three of its runs in the first inning. Williams led the offense with two hits and Perry Griffin added a double.

Farragut defeated Mt. Juliet 5-0 Friday at Engel Stadium. Hunter Newby got the win with a complete game three-hitter. Allen had two hits, including a triple, to lead to offense. Powell and Ivy doubled and Williams added two singles.

The Admirals opened the tournament with a 4-3 win against Memphis University School March 22 at Engel Stadium. Mac Thoreson went the distance on the mound to earn the win. The sophomore had six strikeouts while scattering seven hits.

Ivy led the offense with two hits, including a double. Matt Ramsey, Stallings and Williams contributed doubles as well.

Farragut got a 14-6 win at Sevier County March 23. Stallings and Williams each had three hits, including a home run each, to lead the way. Powell and Thoreson hit two singles apiece and Ivy doubled.

Cooper started and went three innings. Chris Hatfield pitched the fourth, Ryan Burnett the fifth and Shane Glarrow closed things out.

The Admirals got a tough 4-3 win versus William Blount in eight innings March 19 at FHS. Thoreson was the hero at the plate with two home runs, including the walk-off two-run home in the bottom of the eighth. Ramsey went the distance on the mound, allowing four hits while striking out eight.


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