Oakwood Christian High School sports
The Oakwood Christian Eagles gave up four runs in the top of the first inning, trailed 5-1 going into the bottom of the third, but still found a way to rally for a 7-6, five-inning victory over visiting Berean Academy on Monday.
The Oakwood Christian Eagles had just three hits and committed seven costly errors in a 17-0 loss to Tennessee Christian Prep on Thursday afternoon in Chickamauga.
The Oakwood Christian Lady Eagles softball team pushed Grace Academy to extra innings on Tuesday before a grand slam in the second extra frame would give the Golden Eagles a 12-8 victory.
Will Allen (Heritage) - The second-leading scorer for the Generals averaged 11 points a game, 4.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists in his junior year to earn All-Region honors.
After a breakout freshman season and a stellar follow-up campaign as a sophomore, LaFayette junior guard Alex Kelehear knew he would have to step up his game even more if the Ramblers were going to make an even deeper run in the Class 4A state tournament.
The Navy-and-Gold led 1-0 after the first half-inning and finished with seven hits on the day, but could not get the clutch hits it needed in an 11-1, five-inning loss to the Jackets on Saturday. OCA committed three more errors in the setback after racking up six errors in a loss on Friday.
The Oakwood Christian Eagles were leading 4-2 after two innings on Friday, but the visiting Warriors from Rhea County (Tenn.) Academy would put up 15 unanswered runs over the next two innings to claim a 17-4 victory in Chickamauga.
Rachel Akers - (Ringgold) The sophomore was a double-double performer for the youthful Lady Tigers, averaging 11.4 points and 12.5 rebounds a night.
The 2018 home debut for the Oakwood Christian Eagles did not go as well as hoped for on Tuesday - and the outcome of the second game wasn't much better for fans of the Navy-and-Gold either.
The Oakwood Christian Lady Eagles begin the 2018 softball season - the second season in program history - on Tuesday afternoon in Chattanooga with a pair of five-inning games against the Silverdale Baptist Academy junior varsity team.