Tennessee/Georgia All-star Classics Schedules Set Football at Boyd-Buchanan on Saturday

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The 11th Annual Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Football Classic, presented by Physicians Care, is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Boyd-Buchanan School Saturday.
This is just one of the Stump On Sports all-star border battles that will take place in Chattanooga over the next two weeks. The Tennessee-Georgia All-Star Classic Series will get going Friday, June 6 at Finley Stadium with the Boys’ Soccer Classic presented by Chattanooga Futbol Club at 4:30.The Girls’ Soccer Classic will be held on June 13 at Finley Stadium at 4 p.m. prior to the Chattanooga Futbol Club Women’s game. Tennessee leads the girls’ series, 7-1, and has won the last four matches, including a 5-2 victory in 2013.

Summer Lanter (Soddy-Daisy) took Tennessee Player of the Game honors by scoring a hat trick to tie the game’s all-time single game scoring record. Suzanne Arafa (Allatoona) took home the Georgia Player of the Game award. On the boys’ side, Tennessee holds an 8-1 advantage, including winning the last four in a row.

The Volunteer State got a record 15 saves from keeper Tim Barnes (Notre Dame) in a 3-0 win. Barnes was named Tennessee Player of the Game, while David Perez (Northwest Whitfield) was the Georgia Player of the Game.

After the 11th Annual Football Classic (Saturday, June 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Boyd-Buchanan), basketball will take center stage at Notre Dame High School on Tuesday, June 10 with the Basketball Classics starting with the girls’ game at 6 p.m.

The Tennessee girls have won the last four games in the series and hold a 7-4 lead in the all-time series. Tennessee claimed a 66-57 victory last year behind Tennessee Player of the Game Mariah Massengill (Silverdale). Megan Collins (Southeast Whitfield) tied a record with 24 points to earnthe Georgia Player of the Game honors.

Tennessee’s boys also hold a 7-4 edge in what has been a very competitive series. Six games in the series have been decided by five points or less, including last year’sthrilling 76-74 contest, won by Georgia in overtime.

Alex Bautista (Dalton) was the Georgia Player of the Game, while Stedmon Ford (Notre Dame) was named Tennessee Player of the Game.
The series will conclude on June 18 with the All-Star Baseball and SoftballClassics. McCallie will host the nine-inning baseball gamewith the Home Run Derby set for 4 p.m. and the game for 6 p.m.

Frost Stadium will again be the site of the oldest of the Tennessee/Georgia All-star Classics where the annual softball game doubleheader starts at 6 p.m.
Tennessee leads the baseball series, 11-1, although five games have been decided by two runs or less. Tennessee has won the past four games, including last year’s 5-4 victory at Ridgeland.

Dakota Hudson (Sequatchie County) was the game’s MVP. Spencer Mossburg (Silverdale) and Dalton Geekie (McEachern) respectively took home Tennessee and Georgia Player of the Game awards.

Tennessee leads the softball series advantage 25-7. Thedoubleheader has been played at Frost Stadium each year since 1998. Sidney Hooper (Walker Valley) was named as last year’s MVP as the Volunteer State girls swept their Peach State counterparts, 4-2 and 1-0. Lydia Ritchie (Bledsoe County) and Savannah Goldsmith (Heritage) took home Tennessee and Georgia Player of the Game honors,respectively.

Tennessee/Georgia All-Star Classic Records


2002 – Tennessee 8, Georgia 6 (at Ridgeland)
2003 – Tennessee 11, Georgia 10 (at Engel Stadium)
2004 – Tennessee 4, Georgia 1 (at Engel Stadium)
2005 – Tennessee 9, Georgia 4 (at BellSouth Park)
2006 – Tennessee 10, Georgia 0 (at BellSouth Park)
2007 – Tennessee 17, Georgia 12 (at AT&T Field)
2008 – Tennessee 10, Georgia 9 (at AT&T Field)
2009 – Georgia 3, Tennessee 2 (at AT&T Field)
2010 – Tennessee 12, Georgia 8 (at AT&T Field)
2011 – Tennessee 18, Georgia 4 (at AT&T Field)
2012 – Tennessee 3, Georgia 2 (at Ooltewah)
2013 – Tennessee 5, Georgia 4 (at Ridgeland)

Players of the Game
2002 – MVP: Bryce Thomas (Notre Dame), TN: Matt Hawkins (Copper Basin),
GA: Dean Smith (Ridgeland)
2003 – MVP: Chris Combs (Soddy-Daisy), TN: Wes Hodges (Baylor),
GA: Eric Thornburg (Gordon Lee)
2004 – MVP: Austin Dobbs (Soddy-Daisy), TN: Ryan Moore (McCallie),
GA: Dusty Wright (Ridgeland)
2005 – MVP: Myles Ervin (Notre Dame), TN: Nic Robinson (Ooltewah),
GA: Jacob Robbins (Calhoun)
2006 – MVP: Blake McDade (Ooltewah), TN: Michael Brown (Baylor),
GA: Cody Long (Northwest Whitfield)
2007 – MVP: Phillip Connor (Soddy-Daisy), TN: Tyler Covington (Ooltewah),
GA: Garrett Burgess (Northwest Whitfield)
2008 – MVP: Dylan Craig (Baylor), TN: Colton Green (Hixson),
GA: Drew Walker (Ringgold)
2009 – MVP: Gabe Herman (LFO), GA: Josh Mitchell (Model),
TN: Gunner Miller (East Ridge)
2010 – MVP: Will Stansell (Baylor), TN: Brady Reed (Ooltewah),
GA: Adam Clarke (Cartersville)
2011 – MVP: Jared Allen (Polk County), TN: Will Cooper (Baylor),
GA: Brandon Blome (Adairsville)
2012 – MVP: Hunter Hudson (Sequatchie County), TN: T.J. Binder (Ooltewah),
GA: Blaine Swift (Coosa)
2013 – MVP: Dakota Hudson (Sequatchie County), TN: Spencer Mossburg (Silverdale
Baptist), GA: Dalton Geekie (McEachern)

Most Hits
4 – Myles Ervin (Notre Dame, 2005)
4 – Jared Allen (Polk County, 2011)

Most Runs
3 – Myles Ervin (Notre Dame, 2005)
3 – Ryan Ellis (Gordon Lee, 2007)
3 – Will Cooper (Baylor, 2011)

Most RBI
4 – Jared Allen (Polk County, 2011)

Most Homeruns
1 – Eric Thornburg (Gordon Lee, 2003)
1 – Blake McDade (Ooltewah, 2006)
1 – Josh McKinney (McCallie, 2007)
1 – Tyler Covington (Ooltewah, 2007)

Most Strikeouts
6 – Nic Robinson (Ooltewah, 2005)
6 – Dalton Geekie (McEachern, 2013)
6 – Dakota Hudson (Sequatchie County, 2013)
5 – five tied

Tennessee/Georgia All-Star Classic Records

Basketball (Girls)

2003 – Tennessee 83, Georgia 48 (at Soddy-Daisy)
2004 – Georgia 62, Tennessee 55 (at Ringgold)
2005 – Tennessee 67, Georgia 47 (at Notre Dame)
2006 – Tennessee 85, Georgia 78 (OT) (atLaFayette)
2007 – Georgia 59, Tennessee 49 (at Notre Dame)
2008 – Georgia 64, Tennessee 45 (at Notre Dame)
2009 – Georgia 62, Tennessee 56 (at Notre Dame)
2010 – Tennessee 60, Georgia 48 (at Notre Dame)
2011 – Tennessee 63, Georgia 49 (at Notre Dame)
2012 – Tennessee 100, Georgia 52 (at Notre Dame)
2013 – Tennessee 66, Georgia 57 (at Notre Dame)

Players of the Game
2003 – MVP: Brandy Scott (Bradley Central), TN: Amy Ransom (Notre Dame),
GA: Jocelyn Thompson (LaFayette)
2004 – MVP: Quinetta Davenport (Southeast Whitfield), TN: Courtney Parham
(Tyner), GA: Christen Brown (Dalton)
2005 – MVP: LeCondra Mason (Chatt. Christian), TN: Brittany Johnson (Sale Creek),
GA: Brianna Caldwell (Model)
2006 – TN MVP: Juanisha Hansford (Chatt. Christian), GA MVP: Jheri Booker
2007 – MVP: Samantha Avery (Northwest Whitfield), TN: Brandi Andrews (GPS),
GA: Jerrica Johnson (Dalton
2008 – MVP: Tanisha Woodard (Rome), TN: Jessica Jones (Brainerd),
GA: Robyn Foster (Coosa)
2009 – MVP: Ieshia Alexander (Coosa), TN: April McCann (Lookout Valley),
GA: Maci Siniard (Model)
2010 – MVP: Hollie German (Polk County), TN: Kayla Kelly (CSAS),
GA: Mauri Wells (Rome)
2011 – MVP: Jenna Adams (McMinn Central), TN:Cierra Aanderson (Cleveland),
GA: Mel McClain (Coosa)
2012 – MVP: Kayla Beavers (Bradley Central), TN: Megan Ausdren (Baylor),
GA: Lil Bradbury (Gordon Lee)
2013 – MVP: None, TN: Mariah Massengill(Silverdale Baptist),
GA: Megan Collins (Southeast)

Most Points
24 – Mauri Wells (Rome, 2010)
24 – Megan Collins (Southeast, 2013)
23 – Hollie German (Polk County, 2010)
22 – Juanisha Hansford (Chatt. Christian, 2006)

Most 3-Pointers
5 – Mel McClain (Coosa, 2011)

Most Rebounds
17 – Samantha Avery (Northwest Whitfield, 2007)
16 – Nakisha Strickland (Brainerd, 2006)
15 – Megan Collins (Southeast, 2013)

Most Steals
10 – Jerrica Johnson (Dalton, 2007)
6 – Quinetta Davenport (Southeast Whitfield, 2004)
6 – Jheri Booker (Chattooga, 2006)


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