The Blue Raiders outswam a combined McMinn County and McMinn Central team at Raider Pool on Tuesday evening, beating the McMinn guests 215-98. The Lady Raiders won 115-41 and the Men won 100-57.
The Lady Raiders had two double winners. Lauren Borst, 200 free 2:23.91 and 100 fly 1:16.34 and Marlene Kelley, 50 free 26.78 and 100 breast 1:17.04. Other first-place finishes included Abigail Jones 100 free 102.83, Briley Moore 500 free 7:27.76 and Meredith Borst 100 back 1:14.25. The Lady Raiders won all three relay events.
The boys’ team was led by Nelson Chung with two first-place finishes 200 IM 2:22.26 and 100 back 1:04.47. Other first-place finishers included Ben Cooper 100 fly 59.98 and Matthew Maddox 500 free 6:41.25, a two-minute improvement over his previous effort.
The boys won all three relay events.
The Blue Raiders will host CSAS and Ooltewah in a Tri-Meet on Thursday at Raider Pool, located at 350 Central Ave., at 6 p.m.
CMS eighth grade
The Cleveland Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team lost a hard-fought game against Baylor in triple overtime Tuesday night.
“We had chances to pull it out each overtime but couldn’t take care of the ball. Regardless, they battled until the end, and will definitely be better because of it,” said head coach J.P. Westfield of the 73-63 loss.
Spencer Goode led the Raiders with 27 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks. Taye Cobb added 14 points and five boards.
OMS eighth-grade girls
The Ocoee Middle School eighth-grade Lady Colts cruised to a 45-26 win over Dalton (Ga.) recently.
Scoring was led by Hallie Hughers with 13 points and three steals; Kaley Walker notched eight points; Cy Cy White netted seven points and 10 boards; E.K. Brown had six points, eight boards and five steals; Taja Ware had six points; Laney Houston put up three points, five assists and four steals, and Jilliam Walker had two points and four boards.
“Dalton has a solid team, and they played us tough for three quarters. Our press hurt them with Laney Houston chasing in the fourth quarter to make a big difference,” stated head coach Joe Spencer.