KNOXVILLE --- Farragut and Karns are becoming familiar opponents on the baseball diamond in mid-May in the Region 2-AAA semifinals.
And for the fourth consecutive year, the Admirals have ended the Beavers’ season. The latest installment came Monday night, May 15, as FHS used a fast start en route to defeating Karns 7-3 at Coach Dwight Smith Field.
The Admirals (32-9) tallied four times in the first inning to set the tone.
Harmon breaks a long run before Gibbs, here playing defensive back, is the first defender to hit Harmon and eventually bring him down. Farragut High School football’s annual Blue and Gray Game, which culminates spring practice, featured five scoring plays during a roughly 90-minute showcase Saturday morning, May 13, at Bill Clabo Field. Max Travis, rising senior quarterback, connected with Jaden Gibbs, rising junior, on an 80-yard TD strike.
After winning nine events, Hardin Valley Academy’s girls track and field program captured its fourth straight Section 1 championship, this year’s at HVA, Saturday afternoon, May 13.
Junior Lizzie Davis was among Lady Hawks double first-place finishers, with Davis winning triple jump (34-feet-6) in the field while serving as a leg on the Lady Hawks 4 X 400-meter relay team with Gia Faoro, Ellie Bachmann and Kensi Gray (4:01.68).
Farragut Middle School track and field team had “a big showing,” as head coach Chris Cavalaris said, winning the program’s second consecutive Knox County championship with a dominating performance earlier this month.
Cavalaris’ FMS girls team, meanwhile, finished second.
Lance Simpson won Best Overall honors. Matt White earned Best Male Sprinter; Cavalaris won Coach of the Year honors.