2022 Sports Year-in-Review Part 2

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July 7 – Congratulations to CC district winners
The local dixie leagues recently finished their district tournaments and five Chester County teams won their respective districts allowing them to move on to the state tournaments.
Those teams are the Chester County Angels, Chester County Belles, Chester County 5/6 Boys, Chester County 9/10 Boys and Chester County 11/12 Boys.

July 14 – Chester County Angels and Belles become Tennessee Dixie Champions
Currently, the community has two teams that will be representing Chester County in the World Series this year, the Angels and Belles.
Both teams won their respective state tournaments on the night of Monday, July 11.
The Angels defeated Collinwood to advance to the Angels World Series in Alexandria, Louisiana July 29 – August 3.
The Belles defeated Wayne County in the state championship to advance to the Belles World Series in Ward 10, Louisiana from July 29 – August 3.

July 28 – Welch honored as the 2022 CCI Athlete of the Year
During his years at Chester County High School, 2022 CCHS graduate Carter Welch made an impact in CCHS sports which is why he earned the 2022 Chester County Independent Athletic Excellence Award.
The coaches of CCHS saw him deserving of this honor.
In the fall you would see him running to victories in cross country. In the winter you would see him sink a shot from the three-point line in basketball. Then, last but not least, you would see him serving his opponents on the tennis courts.

August 4 – Chester County Boys golf start season with success
The Chester County High School Boys Golf team started the 2022-23 season by earning some awards in the West Tennessee Junior Golf Association Kickoff Classic on August 1. Pictured to the right is the CCHS Varsity Boys Golf team that tied in second place in the tournament with a score of 306; two strokes away from Jackson Christian first place score of 304. From left to right: Colton Hopper, Colton Owen, Austin Ketchum, McKinley Hopkins and Jett Cox.

August 11 – CCHS scrimmages against South Gibson
The Chester County High School football team played a tougher team in their scrimmage last Friday against South Gibson, but Head Coach Dewond Johnson said that it just helped prepare them for the real deal.
“I seen progress tonight. We learned to fight tonight. That’s a physical bunch and I knew they were going to be physical. In our prior scrimmages, we haven’t had someone to challenge us physically, and tonight that team came out and challenged our team physically and I felt like our guys, once we got over that shock, we started playing football.”

August 18 – CCJHS and CCHS compete in jamboree vs Riverside
This week marks the beginning of the regular season of football as Chester County High School prepares to take on Fayette-Ware tomorrow night.
The CCHS Eagles along with the Chester County Junior High Eagles Football team played in the jamboree at Decatur Riverside last Friday for some more practice.
The junior high junior varsity played two-ten minute quarters and won 14-0.
The CCJHS varsity team played Riverside the day before in a real game and came out on top with a win of 14-8.
The CCHS freshmen game resulted in a tie of 12-12.
The CCHS junior varsity team lost 8-0 with Riverside scoring their points within the last minute of the game.
Then, the CCHS Eagles varsity team came up short by three points in their game that was two 12-minute quarters.

August 25 – CCHS Eagles Football start season 1-0
Put a “W” in the win column for the Chester County Eagles Football team.
The Eagles left Fayette-Ware victorious as their first game of the 2022-2023 season.

September 1 – Chester County Eagles fall to Rebels during week 2
In week two of high school football, Chester County had to compete against a team that was the Class 1A State Runner-up in 2021, the Mckenzie Rebels.
That being said, this was a tough competition for the Eagles which resulted in a loss for the team with a final score of 49-28.

September 8 – Eagles vanquish Bobcats by land and air
The Chester County Eagles Football team had no trouble defeating McNairy Central.
The final score between the two was Chester County – 45 and Mcnairy Central – 14.

September 15 – Eagles fly past Cardinals; Final score 35-21
Three-one is the Chester County High School Eagles Football team’s record after defeating the Adamsville Cardinals 35-21 on Friday.

September 22 – CCJHS Softball undefeated at the diamond
After wiping out Jackson Christian 18-1 last Thursday, the Chester County Junior High Lady Eagles Softball team remains undefeated in the school’s regular season with one game left that was played Tuesday against Decatur County.

September 29 – Chester Co. Junior High Softball goes undefeated 18-0.
With multiple shutouts, the Chester County Junior High Softball team goes their entire season without losing a game in school competition.

October 6 – Eagles leave Hawks fluttering in district matchup; Eagles 45 – Hawks 13.
The Chester County Eagles got back on their feet after two losses for a huge district win over South Side, 45-13.

October 13 – Lady Eagles win last regular season game vs Cardinals
With the number 1 seed in the district, the Chester County High School Lady Eagles Soccer team played their first district game on Tuesday in the District Semifinals against the winner of South Side (fifth seed) and Hardin (fourth seed).
This follows a “W” over Adamsville last Tuesday with a score of 2-0 to close out the regular season.

October 20 – CCHS XC wins Best of West
Recently, The Chester County High School Boys Cross Country team won the Best of West Cross Country meet. They will be advancing to the regionals next week. The top six CCHS runners all placed within the top 20 runners of the race.

October 27 – CCHS Boys Golf team wins fourth place at State
The Chester County Boys Golf team recently traveled to Sevierville for the 2022 Class A Boy’s Golf State Championship and earned fourth place out of eight teams. Their score after two rounds was 681.

November 3 – CCHS Boys Cross Country earn Regional Champion title
Last Tuesday, the Chester County Cross Country Teams competed in the Region 7 A/AA Championship race. Going into the race, there were many emotions felt as the boy’s team was attempting to secure their fifth straight Regional Championship win. And they did just that. The team was led by Stewart Brown, who placed third. Garrett Robison placed eighth, Silas McManus placed 16th, Dillon Williams placed 24th, Brooks Johnson placed 44th, Joshua Roberts placed 52nd and Cooper Thompson placed 65th.

November 10 – CCHS Band season recap: Marching Eagles make finals
The first competition was held in Union City. Band received the following awards: In Class AA: second place Drum Major, Outstanding Visual Performance, Outstanding General Effect, Outstanding Music Performance and first place band. In Small Division they received Outstanding Visual Performance.
The second competition was held in Huntingdon. The Marching Eagles made finals for the first time in several years.
We placed third in our division. When finals were awarded, the CCHS Marching Eagles placed fifth in our division and eighth overall out of 22 bands, most of which were larger than CCHS.
“Band Masters” in Memphis was their third competition. The kids got to perform at The Liberty Bowl stadium and enjoyed an amazing show band performance from the University of Memphis.
They rounded out their marching season this past Saturday traveling to Stewarts Creek High School in Smyrna, Tennessee.
They came home with the following ratings: Drum Major-Superior, Color Guard-Superior, Percussion-Superior, and Overall Band Performance-Excellent.

November 17 – CCJHS Basketball plays homecoming game
The Chester County Junior High Eagles and Lady Eagles Basketball teams have started playing ball.
November 3 was their homecoming matchup versus Savannah Christian.
For the CCJHS girls team, after trying to play catch up, they were not able to make a comeback and lost 33-18.
The CCJHS Boys won 49-25.

November 24 – Baugher and Purvine’s career-highs lead Freed-Hardeman Lionesses to conference win
Freed-Hardeman University’s Lady Lions dished out 22 assists in Saturday’s Mid-South Conference clash with Shawnee State (Ohio) University to the Bears’ six. The helpers vaulted the FHU shooters to an 82-74 victory at home.

December 1 – CCHS Basketball starts shooting hoops for the season
The Eagles and Eaglettes Basketball teams have hit the courts to play some ball for the 2022-23 CCHS Basketball Season.
So far, CCHS has played Trinity Christian Academy, Gibson County, South Gibson and Jackson Christian.
The Eagles still search for their first win this week after losing their first four games.
The Eaglettes seek their second win with a record of 1-3. They were able to have a one-point victory over Jackson Christian on Tuesday, November 22; 43-42.

December 15 – CCHS Eaglettes, Eagles win homecoming for fans
Last Friday ended with excitement in Chester County. The Chester County Eaglettes basketball team dominated Liberty Tech the entire game. At halftime, the Eaglettes already had their opponents beat 42-3, and by the end of it, the final score was 61-8. The Eagles’ game against Liberty was closer and more exciting for the fans that came out to support them on homecoming night. At the end of the first quarter, the Eagles won 60-56.

December 22 – McLemore sinks three-pointer for the win
Last Friday night was a thriller on the Eagles court In a matchup versus Scotts Hill, Chester County High School’s Boys’ team was able to seal another “W” for the season, but it did not come easily.

December 29 – Eagles and Eaglettes both left JCM with a win
Chester County High School Basketball traveled to Jackson Central-Merry to do their business on the courts in their last game before Christmas. Both the girls and boys won their games by a good amount. The Eaglettes won their contest 53-30. The boys won 58-46.

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