Carter, Gibbs, Halls softball at state tournament

Susan EspirituEast Knox, Gibbs/Corryton, Halls, Our Town Youth

Carter High softball is playing in the TSSAA state tournament for the first time in program history. The Lady Hornets defeated David Crockett 5-4 in the sectional championship game after winning the district and regional games in the days prior. On May 21, the team beat Upperman 11-4 to advance. Carters next opponent is Lexington, competing at 1 p.m. today (5/22).

The Gibbs High School softball team headed back to TSSAA state tournament after putting down Tennessee High 5-1 in sectional play. The Lady Eagles won their district prior to the sectional match-up. Gibbs won 11-1 over South Gibson on May 21 in the first round of the state tournament.  Gibbs next game is today (5/22) at 1 p.m. vs. Soddy Daisy.

Halls High is a third local team playing in TSSAA state tournament after winning several tournaments over the last several days. Halls won their district, region and finally the sectional championship, beating Morristown West 5-0. On May 21, Halls beat Henry County 2-0, sending Halls to a 10 a.m. game on Wednesday against Stewarts Creek.

Follow these teams and all the area schools sports teams as they compete for state championships in the Spring Fling.

(All photos credited to schools’ facebook pages.)

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