The Newport Plain Talk
Local Sports Search Sports Archive The Running Journal SEC Sports
Obituaries Obituaries Archive
Subscribe Today! Learn More About:
Search: Recent News Archives or try Advanced Search
CURRENT CONDITIONS
Overcast Overcast
64 °
Click For Extended Forecast


More Jobs
In Newport, TN



choose text size bigger text smaller text

Greeneville blocks Cosby's path to Sectional round

2012 NPT PHOTO BY SETH BUTLER
Cosby High School sophomore Brooke Schreder (right) battles with a Greeneville High player for possession of the ball in Tuesday's Region 1-A/AA semifinal game.
Published: 3:37 PM, 10/25/2012 Last updated: 3:45 PM, 10/25/2012
 

Author: Seth Butler
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

GREENEVILLE-With a season on the line, a pair of early long-range strikes made all the difference for the Greeneville High School Lady Devils.

A pair of goals in the opening 11 minutes of play was instrumental in setting the tone for Greeneville's 4-0 win over Cosby High School in a Region 1-A/AA tournament semifinal at Terry Bellamy Soccer Park on Tuesday evening.

Greeneville junior Olivia Collier scored the first goal from long-range into the top right corner of the net in the game's fifth minute. Senior Kelli Grissom followed six minutes later into the left side of the net for a quick 2-0 lead.

The pair of quick goals quietly silenced any momentum that Cosby (12-4-1) had built in their overtime win over University High in the quarterfinal round last Thursday night.

"Those two quick goals just took a lot away from us," Cosby High coach Ken Green said. "It seemed to break the momentum that we had coming in to (Tuesday's) game."

For the full story, see the October 25 edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

Print This Story Print This Story Email This Story Email This Story To A Friend

Subscribe to The Newport Plain Talk by clicking SUBSCRIBE. Sign up for Breaking News emails from The Newport Plain Talk by clicking EMAIL ALERTS and inputting your email address next to "Add Me" near the top right corner.

Find more businesses on

Attorneys · Automotive · Health Care · Restaurants Retail · Services · Home & Garden · Recreation
 

GET BREAKING NEWS

Enter your email address to sign up.
Email Address:
Receive special offers from The Newport Plain Talk.


PHOTO GALLERY


RECENT GALLERIES

View All Galleries