The Oak Ridge girls’ soccer team finished second in District 3-AAA, and the Lady Wildcats will play Farragut in a Region 2-AAA semifinal game today (Tuesday, October 17).
Today’s game is an elimination game, meaning the season is over for the loser. The winner will be guaranteed at least two more games, the Region 2-AAA championship and a Class AAA sectional game. The sectional games will determine which eight teams will play in the Class AAA state tournament.
The District 3-AAA tournament championship game was Thursday at Powell Middle School. Powell, the top seed in the district tournament, won 6-0. Oak Ridge was the number two seed.
It was the third year in a row that Oak Ridge (10-8-1, 3-1 District 3-AAA) and Powell (13-3-1, 4-0) played for the District 3-AAA championship—and the fourth time in five years. The Lady Wildcats won last year 2-0, and the Lady Panthers defeated Oak Ridge 1-0 in 2015.
The Oak Ridge Lady Wildcats volleyball team will play in the Region 2-AAA tournament at home today, and the girls’ soccer team will play in the District 3-AAA tournament, also at home.
The volleyball team (24-9) won the District 4-AAA championship on Tuesday, October 3. With a 6-0 district record, the girls were undefeated in District 4-AAA and the top seed in the district tournament.
Oak Ridge, the District 4 champion, will play Heritage, the District 3 runner-up, in a regional semifinal in Wildcat Arena at 5:30 p.m. today (Tuesday, October 10).
The two teams met twice during the regular season. The Lady Mountaineers won the first one 3-0 at Heritage on September 25. The Lady Wildcats won the second game 2-1 in the Courtside at Concord Tournament on September 30. [Read more…]
Oak Ridge won the District 4-AAA volleyball championship on Tuesday, sweeping Bearden in three straight sets. It’s the second year in a row the girls have won a district championship and the fourth district championship for Oak Ridge in five years.
The District 4-AAA tournament was played in Wildcat Arena at Oak Ridge High School on Tuesday. The Lady Wildcats (24-9, 6-0 District 4-AAA) advanced to the championship game by beating Halls in three straight semifinal sets.
The scores of the Oak Ridge-Halls semifinal sets were 25-14, 25-17, and 25-18.
The scores of the Oak Ridge-Bearden championship sets were 25-12, 25-23, and 25-17.
Lady Wildcat senior Olivia Milloway was named most valuable player of the district tournament. Seniors Emily Lawless and Reagan Dickens were named to the All District Tournament Team. [Read more…]
If they beat Halls on Tuesday, the Oak Ridge Lady Wildcats volleyball team will be undefeated in the district during the regular season.
The Tuesday evening game at home is the last district game of the regular season. The junior varsity match starts at 5 p.m., and varsity play begins at 6 in the Wildcat Arena at Oak Ridge High School. It’s also Senior Night, and the last regular-season home game.
The Lady Wildcats (20-4) are currently 5-0 in District 4-AAA, and they are ranked 12th in the state, according to MaxPreps.com.
The girls’ five district wins started late last month: at Powell (3-0) on August 31, at home against Karns (3-0) on September 5, at Bearden (3-0) on September 7, at West (3-1) on Tuesday, and at home against Campbell County (3-0) on Thursday. [Read more…]
The Oak Ridge Lady Wildcats soccer team has won its last four games, and the girls have won both of their district games this season.
The most recent win for the girls was a 2-1 victory at home against West on Tuesday. That was a non-district game.
Before that, the Oak Ridge girls won their last three games. Those were a 8-1 win at Heritage on August 30, a 3-1 victory at home against Grace Christian on August 29, and an 8-3 win at Campbell County, a district game, on August 22.
In their first district game on August 17, the Lady Wildcats (6-2-1, 2-0 District 3-AAA) beat Halls 8-0 at home.
Oak Ridge is playing at Farragut (5-5, 3-0 District 4-AAA) in a non-district game at 7 p.m. today (Wednesday, September 13).
Here is the girls’ record of wins and losses so far this season: [Read more…]
Oak Ridge senior forward Austin Vinyard scored four goals and had one assist as the Wildcats advanced to the District 3-AAA soccer championship with a 6-0 semifinal win over Halls on Wednesday.
Vinyard, who signed to play soccer at Maryville College on Thursday, said he also had four goals in a game last season, but his four goals and an assist on Wednesday may be a career high.
Oak Ridge, the number one seed, will play Central, the number two seed, in the District 3-AAA championship game, which starts at 7 p.m. today (Friday, May 12) at the Oak Ridge Soccer Complex at Oak Ridge High School.
The Wildcats were undefeated in the district during the regular season, and they beat the Bobcats 2-1 on Monday, April 24. Central’s only district loss during the regular season was to Oak Ridge, according to records posted on CoachT.com.
Central advanced to the District 3-AAA championship with a 4-0 win over Powell on Wednesday. Oak Ridge and Central will both advance to the Region 2-AAA championship. [Read more…]
In its last game, Oak Ridge finished the regular soccer season with a 4-3 loss in a close game against Farragut on Wednesday, May 3. Here are photos from that game.
Oak Ridge will play Halls in a district tournament semifinal game at home today (Wednesday, May 10).
The District 3-AAA soccer tournament game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. at the Oak Ridge Soccer Complex.
Oak Ridge (11-4-2) was undefeated in District 3-AAA and was the top seed coming into the tournament, so the Wildcats had a bye until the semifinals.
The Red Devils (8-6) advanced to the semifinal by eliminating Clinton 5-0 in a first-round game on Friday and Anderson County 8-1 in a quarterfinal game on Monday.
In the other semifinal, Central, the number two seed, will play Powell, the number three seed, at Central at 7 p.m. today. Like Oak Ridge, Central also did not have to play in the district tournament until the semifinals.
Besides Clinton and Anderson County, Karns and Campbell County have also been eliminated from the district tournament. [Read more…]
KARNS—Oak Ridge stayed alive in the District 3-AAA baseball tournament with a 7-5 win over Clinton at Karns on Monday, and the Wildcats advanced to play Halls in a losers bracket today (Tuesday, May 9).
It’s the second time in three days that Oak Ridge will play Halls. The Wildcats lost to the Red Devils 8-0 in a first-round game on Sunday.
Halls (17-12) was bumped into the losers bracket of the double-elimination tournament with a 2-1 loss to Karns on Monday.
Today’s game starts at 5:30 p.m. on Coach Dwight Smith Field at Karns High School. The season is over for the loser. The winner advances to play Karns (25-8) at 8 p.m. today.
The Monday night game between Oak Ridge and Clinton was scoreless until the third inning, when the Wildcats opened up a 5-0 lead.
Two innings later, the Dragons responded with five runs of their own, tying the game at 5-5 in the top of the fifth inning. [Read more…]
KARNS—After an 8-0 loss to Halls on Sunday, Oak Ridge will play in a district tournament elimination game today (Monday, May 8).
The season will end for the loser. The winner will move on to play the loser of the Halls-Karns game in the District 3-AAA baseball tournament on Tuesday. The Halls-Karns game is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. today at Karns High School.
The Oak Ridge-Clinton game is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. today at Karns High School.
Oak Ridge (13-15) beat Clinton (13-21) twice during the regular season. The first was an 8-0 win at home on Monday, April 17, and the second was a 5-1 victory at Clinton two days later, on Wednesday, April 19.
Before the Sunday loss to Halls (17-11), the Wildcats had lost once to the Red Devils during the regular season, a 7-2 defeat on Thursday, April 20. [Read more…]