Sports

‘Sports Celebration Day’ honors 3 FHS state champs

Softball, baseball teams, tennis singles No. 1 recognized at BOMA meeting

During Farragut Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting Thursday evening, June 23, Alderman Drew Burnette read a Proclamation honoring Farragut High School baseball and softball TSSAA Division I-4A state championship teams, plus Division I-AA singles tennis champion Riley Cassity, proclaiming Friday, June 24, as “Sports Celebration Day” in the Town.

“I’m excited tonight to get to honor some guys and gals,” Burnette said, as members of both teams and Cassity were on hand during the ceremony.

“From the baseball side, Jaxson Pease and Lukas Buckner were recently selected All-State from the Tennessee (Baseball) Coaches Association,” the alderman said. “The All-Prep Baseball First Team had Lukas Buckner and Landis Davila, and the Second Team was Jett Johnston, Jaxson Pease and Mark Underwood.

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Concord Christian ‘huge turnout’ Volleyball Camp draws 94 youth

Carmen Hochevar, Concord Christian School High School volleyball head coach, reported “a huge turnout” for CCS Elementary, Middle and High School Volleyball Camps held recently.

“These kids learned more about volleyball, played fun games, had competitions and give-aways, laughed, lifted and had devotions,” Hochevar said. “The campers had a surprise clinician; Professional Beach Volleyball player and collegiate All-American (from) Long Beach State University, Brittany Hochevar.”

With 94 campers participating, “This was by far our largest camp for CCS volleyball,” said coach Hochevar, who has led her CCS team to a pair of TSSAA Division II-A state runner-up finishes.

“This camp represented over 10 local schools,” she added.

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VG Gators Triathlon set July 15

Village Green Gators community swim team will be on the move as it hosts a triathlon from 8 a.m. to noon, Friday, July 15, along the subdivision’s Monticello Drive circle and at the Village Green pool.

Team members will compete in the triathlon, which includes swimming, cycling and running.

Route for the bike and run will be along Monticello Drive, according to the application by Nicole Bailes with Village Green HomeOwners Association.

According to the application, Bailes, who was not present at the meeting, stated she expects 175 participants.

Parking will be in the playground field at the Monticello Drive pool.

Farragut Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved the event during its meeting Thursday, June 23.