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Ads waste many scoring chances in loss to Rebels

KNOXVILLE — Farragut High School’s baseball team got a big dose of humble pie Monday night, March 20.

“This game will humble you real quick and we got humbled in a big way today,” Admirals senior center fielder Chandler Chambers said after FHS came up on the short end of a 2-1 decision against West High School at Lindsay-Hawkins Park in the District 4-AAA opener for both schools. “We’re better than the way we played tonight.

“We know that and we’ll be back.”

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HVA wins despite adversity

Hawks rip L-Citythough Michalski is suspended. The Hawks opened the 2017 season without head coach Joe Michalski, indefinitely suspended with pay earlier this month, along with assistant Zach Luther, by Knox County Schools pending completion of a Knox County Sheriff’s Office investigation of an allegedly harmful batting practice ritual

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Young arms excel, Ads offense scores 61 runs in 6 games to win Gulf Shores Classic

GULF SHORES, Ala. — Supposedly going through somewhat of a rebuilding season, especially its pitching staff, Farragut High School’s baseball Admirals traveled to Alabama last week and dominated the 30-team Gulf Shores Classic.

Freshman and sophomore pitchers figured prominently in the team’s championship ride.

“In six games we scored 61 runs and had 61 hits,” Admirals skipper Matt Buckner said about a 6-0 sweep over four days to begin the 2017 season.

“Ashton King played exceptionally well defensively at shortstop,” Buckner said about the sophomore.

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FHS softball grabs 3 wins during tourney

COOKEVILLE --- Farragut High School’s softball team won three out of its first four games to open the 2017 season at the Gordonsville Tournament.

The Lady Admirals played all four of those games Saturday, March 18. A postponement of several games moved elimination play to Sunday but Farragut [3-1] opted not to return.

Once they finally hit the field, the Lady Admirals had a successful day as their pitching and defense stole the show in the tournament opener. Farragut routed Marion County 8-0 in six innings.

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