Soccer showdowns: MBA is the defending Division II-AA state soccer champ, but the Big Red will have their hands full in the state semifinals at 4 p.m. Wednesday against McCallie at Siegel Soccer Complex.
McCallie (13-2-2) and MBA (9-3-1) tied when they locked horns in the regular season. The winner will play in Thursday’s 1:30 p.m. finals against either Father Ryan or Christian Brothers.
In a big AAA battle, Ravenwood will battle state power Houston in the state semis at 6:30.
Experience vs. first-timers: Two-time defending Class AAA state softball runner-up Dickson County plays in the winners bracket against Stewarts Creek at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.
The Lady Red Hawks are making their first trip to Spring Fling but made a good first impression Tuesday with a 2-0 win over Brighton. Dickson County blanked Seymour 2-0 to advance.
Can the roll continue? Summit’s baseball team, making its first Spring Fling appearance, will get a stiff test from Sevier County at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at Siegel.
The Spartans (33-5) had little trouble with host Siegel in the first round, pulling out a 7-2 victory. Sevier County (31-13) had strong pitching and blanked Collierville 3-0.
Team tennis: A pair of Midstate teams will attempt to win team tennis titles Wednesday at Old Fort Park.
Lipscomb Academy’s boys face Christian Academy of Knoxville at 1:30 p.m. in the A-AA title match, while Brentwood’s girls will go for a Class AAA championship when they face Houston at 11:30 a.m. Both teams cruised through semifinal rounds Tuesday.
Somebody goes home: Ravenwood faces a fellow state baseball power when the Raptors battle Farragut in the Class AAA losers bracket round Wednesday.
The two teams square off at Oakland at 10 a.m. The Raptors fell to Stewarts Creek 9-3 on Tuesday while the Admirals (37-7) dropped a 3-2 decision to Arlington.