High School Scoop

Monday, April 30, 2001 at 1:00am


FRA earned their first tie of the season in a tightly contested 2-2 match with Page Friday. Prior to that, the Panthers enjoyed a 6-0 shutout win over David Lipscomb, a 1-0 victory against Hume-Fogg and a 4-2 defeat over Sycamore. Brentwood High School defeated cross-town rivals Centennial 4-1 Tuesday, followed by a stellar showing Saturday when they defeated Father Ryan 3-0. The Fightin' Irish had a better day on Tuesday when they defeated BGA 2-0. The MBA/Baylor game featured a scoreless game, which was not the case Friday when the Big Red defeated Overton 2-1. USN had a successful week starting with Monday's 6-1 win over Riverdale and ending with Thursday's 5-1 win over Goodpasture, improving their record to 8-3-1. Hume-Fogg also had two wins last week when they defeated Sycamore 4-3 and Ezell-Harding 3-0.


The Hunters Lane Warriors held true to their name last week when they defeated Glencliff 16-0, Antioch 9-6, Upperman 5-2, Friendship 6-4 and Knoxville's Karnes 5-4 in successive order. However, they were unable to continue their offensive tear after suffering a 5-3 loss to Father Ryan Tuesday. The Fightin' Irish saw a lot of their MBA counterparts last week when they met on the diamond three times. The Irish were able to pull off wins Monday 2-1 and Friday 7-4, but suffered the hump day blues when the Big Red outscored them 6-5. CPA claimed a sweep in Monday's doubleheader against Lighthouse. The Lions won the first game handily 6-0 and the second by a 10-0 rout. Goodpasture took three victories in a row starting with a 5-3 win over DCA Monday, Ezell-Harding 10-4 on Wednesday and David Lipscomb 8-5 on Friday. The Cougars then traveled to Chattanooga for the Pounder Classic where they went 2-1-1 for the tournament. Goodpasture defeated Red Bank 1-0 and Marion Co. 5-0. They tied 2-2 with Notre Dame and suffered a 1-0 loss to Chattanooga's Central.


In a highly entertaining game, Brentwood Academy defeated Father Ryan 1-0 on Tuesday with both Sara Meeks (BA) and Rachael Hawkins (Ryan) pitching no-hitters. Meeks recently recorded her 1,000th strikeout when the Eagles took first place at the Hoover Classic Tournament in Alabama. Davidson Academy won both games in a doubleheader against McEwen on Thursday. The Bears won the first game 1-0 and the second 5-4. They also defeated Clarksville Academy earlier in the week 15-0. Ezell-Harding defeated Goodpasture 7-2 on Tuesday, Harpeth 6-0 on Wednesday and Beech 16-3 on Thursday, improving their record to 22-4. Seven was a lucky number for the Lady Bruins when they defeated Spring Hill 7-2 and Franklin 7-3. David Lipscomb also had a good week adding three victories to their record. The Mustangs claimed a 7-0 victory over Hume-Fogg, a 4-0 victory over Harpeth Hall and a 2-0 victory over FRA. Hume-Fogg retaliated against Hillsboro on Wednesday when they defeated the Burros 23-0, with FRA enjoying a 5-1 win over Harpeth Hall Saturday.


Both the boys and girls team from David Lipscomb won their Monday matches against DCA and Wednesday matches against FRA. The boys defeated DCA 5-0 and FRA 3-2, while the girls defeated DCA 4-1 and FRA 5-0. The Hendersonville boys and girls both defeated Gallatin, the boys winning 7-1 and the girls taking a 9-0 victory. CPA's boys and girls teams also claimed victories on Tuesday when they defeated Martin Luther King 5-0. The Francis Carter Invitational A Division was held at MBA on Friday and Saturday. While the Big Red was had the lead Friday, they ended up falling into third place in Saturday

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