Three GCHS teams qualify for region tournaments

Three Gibson County High School teams have qualified for region tournaments.

The Lady Pioneers softball team won their second consecutive District 14-A title with a 7-5 win over Halls on May 14. Coach Chris Lownsdale received the district’s Coach of the Year Award, and Jaci White, Savannah Fletcher, Chloe Hopgood, Macey Neal, Zoey Neal and Lexie Garner were named to the All-District Team. Garner, Hopgood, Macey Neal and Zoey Neal were also made the All-Tournament Team.

LADY PIONEERS NAMED TO ALL-DISTRICT – Lady Pioneers named to the 14-A All-District Team were Jaci White, Savannah Fletcher, Chloe Hopgood, Macey Neal, Zoey Neal and Lexie Garner. (Photo by Lori Cathey)

 

The Lady Pioneers hosted Bradford in the region semifinals Monday. Results were not available at press time. The winner goes on to the region championship and advances to the substate, while the loser ends their season.

The Pioneers baseball team placed second in their District 14-A Tournament, falling to Trinity Christian Academy in two games on May 6. Prior to the losses, GCHS was ranked No. 1 in the state in Class A. Current standings were not available at press time.

ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM – Lady Pioneers named to the District 14-A All-Tournament Team were (left to right) Lexie Garner, Chloe Hopgood, Macey Neal and Zoey Neal. (Photo by Lori Cathey)

Stephen Overstreet was named the District Co-Player of the Year. Adam Smithson, Austin Atkins, Will Cantrell and Sam McKinney made the All-District Team, and Caden Wylie, Noah Stafford, Dalton Flesher and Colin Warren were named to the All-Tournament Team.

DISTRICT TOURNAMENT RUNNERS-UP – The Gibson County High School Pioneers placed second in the District 14-A Tournament held at Peabody High School last week. Team members are (front row) Cade Milligan, Austin Atkins, Colin Warren, Camron McMackin, Caden Wylie, Payton Lamberson, Adam Atkins, Noah Stafford, Sam McKinney, Stephen Overstreet, Dalton Flesher, (back row) Gage Harrison, Carter Ewell, Ty Carson, Weston Branson, Luke Lannom, Chase Freeman, John Carter Phillips, Sully Minton, Ben McKinney, Isaac Goad, Avery Criswell, Conner Hill, Joseph Hufstedler, Will Cantrell and Adam Smithson. (Photo by Lori Cathey)

The Pioneers played Lake Co. in the region semifinals Monday. Results were not available at press time. The winner advances to the region championship and is guaranteed a substate game. The loser’s season comes to an end.

ALL-DISTRICT BASEBALL TEAM – Gibson County players selected to the All-District Team were (from left) Adam Smithson, Austin Atkins, Stephen Overstreet, Will Cantrell and Sam McKinney. (Photo by Lori Cathey)

The Soccer Pioneers made history, advancing to the region tournament for the first time in program history. GCHS fell 3-1 to McKenzie to claim second place in the District 13-A Tournament. The Pioneers beat Union City 5-0 in the district semifinals.

ALL-DISTRICT TOURNAMENT TEAM – The 14-A All-District Tournament Team members from Gibson County High School are (from left) Caden Wylie, Noah Stafford, Dalton Flesher and Colin Warren. (Photo by Lori Cathey)

Guy Moffatt was named the District Defensive Player of the Year, and Mixon Moore received the Coach of the Year Award. Garrent Hankins, Billy McMinn, Donte Holder and Chris Keele made the All-District Team, and Moffatt, Hankins and Christopher Scates were named to the All-Tournament Team.

RUNNERS-UP- The Gibson County High School soccer team finished runner-up in the District 13-A Tournament held at GCHS. Members are (front row) Joe Bogle, Austin Guinn, Caleb Tosh, Trey Watson, Hayden Crandall, Carter Warren, Reese McVay, Cameron Nolan, (back row) assistant coach Tim Lownsdale, Guy Moffatt, Jacob McCollum, Seth Adams, Donte Holder, Billy McMinn, Christopher Scates, Aiden O’Brien, Chris Keele, Garrett Hankins, assistant coach Rob McGregor and head coach Mixon Moore. (Photo by Lori Cathey)

GCHS will play Douglass in Memphis today. The winner advances to the region championship on Thursday and is guaranteed a substate game on Saturday. The loser will end their season.

ALL-DISTRICT TOURNAMENT TEAM – Guy Moffatt, Garrett Hankins and Christopher Scates were named to the All-District Tournament Team. (Photo by Lori Cathey)

ALL-DISTRICT TEAM AND DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Gibson County Pioneers named to the All-District Team were (left to right) Garrett Hankins, Billy McMinn, Guy Moffatt, Donte Holder and Chris Keele. Moffatt received District Defensive Player of the Year honors. (Photo by Lori Cathey)

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