The Nashville Storm had its shutout streak broken. Fortunately for them, it didn’t matter.
The Storm hammered the cross-town Nashville Kings 46-6 on Saturday night at Stratford High to improve to 3-0 this NAFL season.
The Storm have outscored their opponents 114-6 this year. The Kings scored with 4:37 left in the third quarter when Chris Benton returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown.
Storm quarterback Tye Forte threw for 193 yards and three touchdowns and receiver Mario Merriweather had six catches for 115 yards and two touchdowns. Receiver Albert Winn and Marc Ingram also had touchdown catches. Running back Chris Humes also added a score.
On defense, the Storm was as dominant again, holding the Kings’ offense to minus-three yards of total offense for the game. Defensive tackle Jeremy Sims had three sacks and four tackles for lost yardage. The Storm have 25 sacks so far this season.
The Storm secondary picked off three Kings pass attempts.
Belmont’s Warren wins Tenn. Amateur
Belmont’s Lorie Warren capped off a week of great golf by capturing the Tennessee Women’s Amateur Golf Championship
Friday afternoon at The Honors Course in Ootlewah, Tenn.
Warren, a Hendersonville native, defeated 15-year old Kendall
Martindale of Jefferson City in the championship match Friday 4 & 2.
This win gives Warren her second Tennessee Golf Association (TGA) title. She won the TGA Girls Junior Championship in 2004. In addition, Warren becomes the first Belmont female golfer to win a State Amateur title.
Her victory on Friday also caps a great golf season for the rising senior. In addition to winning this championship, Warren was honored as the Atlantic Sun Conference Player of the Year, led the conference in scoring average, and posted seven top-five finishes, including winning one individual title.