Knoxville Catholic couldn’t keep up with the McCallie Blue Tornado, falling 8-2 on Wednesday, May 25. The loss drops the Irish to the loser’s bracket, pairing them with Lipscomb Academy in game 3.

Canyon Geren (2022) led things off on the mound, going 5 2/3 innings, striking out seven and walking only one.

Joey LaMattina (2023), Landon Lutterman (2022)and Miller Spence (2023) each had one hit for the Fighting Irish. Spence had 2 RBI.

Catholic began play versus Lipscomb Academy, but was delayed due to weather. Game will resume at in the top of the 6th inning; Catholic 3 -2 Lipscomb Academy 2. Follow updated brackets >

Partial excerpts shared from GameChanger.