By: Tim Chambers
Tomahawk Sports Editor
GREENEVILLEJohnson County knew it had to play well on Friday to make the championship round of the Tiny Day Softball tournament on Sunday. They went 2-0 getting wins over West Greene and Cocke County. They came back and won a key game on Sunday.
The Longhorns were minus seven starters on Saturday due to the senior prom. They still managed to defeat Hampton but fell to North Greene.
JCHS would beat down the Huskies in a rematch on Sunday to reach the championship game. Head coach Dana Smith summed up the three-day event.
Weve played really well since the East game on Thursday, said Smith. Im sorry we had to play on prom day but our kids needed this. We had some young girls who got valuable game experience and our senior players came back and did well on Sunday. This was a great way to end our regular season. Well practice three days and get ready for the District tournament which begins at Happy Valley on Thursday.
Johnson County 11
North Greene 2
Cindi Edington fired a one-hitter and blasted two home runs while leading her team to victory. She recorded four strikeouts and drove in three runs.
Abby Reece was 3-for-4 with three RBIs. Kelli Sluder was a perfect 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Kelsey Duperry batted 2-for-4. Hope Nelson was 1-for-2. Brianna Snyder, Jayme Jennings and Demi Blevins went 1-for-3 each.
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