KINGSPORT, Tenn.â€”Oak Ridge saw its season end for the second straight year in the Tri-Cities, this time on the pitch at Kingsport Dobyns-Bennettâ€™s Indian Highland Park.
Last year, the Wildcats (14-9) fell 3-1 at Johnson City Science Hill,Â and they fell Saturday by the same result to the Indians (20-1-1), who advance for the first time in a quarter century to the TSSAA state tournament. Oak Ridge last made it to the state tournament in 2008.
â€œThe match was not a piece of art at all,â€ Oak Ridge Coach Jeff Trombly said. â€œIt was a pretty scrappy affair.â€
Dobyns-Bennett was keen on possessing the ball and hoping for a defensive breakdown in its game plan. [Read more…]