This Week In Sports:
Football - Panther lost their homecoming game to East Henderson, 26-13, taking their record to 6-3.
Golf - The girl’s golf team placed third in the WNCAC conference tournament. All three girls will advance to play in 3A West Regionals Monday, Oct. 22, at Etowah Valley Country Club.
Erin Campbell made All Conference Team, placing 6th in the conference. Erin went from a 9-hole average of 47.5 to an 18 hole average of 88. Keirsten Hedden placed 9th. Keirsten went from a 9-hole average of 51.63 to an 18-hole average of 96. Sydney Pierce placed 12th. Sydney went from a 9-hole average of 51.11 to an 18 hole average of 97.4.
Tennis - The WNCAA 3A individual conference tennis tournament was held at Jackson Park, Hendersonville, on Oct. 10. Franklin's number one doubles team, advanced to the West regional tournament to be held Oct. 19 at Jackson Park. Michaela Hilliard & Ashley Hull defeated a strong West Henderson team in the first round in a three set match. They were defeated in round two by a consistent Tuscola team in another three set match. This loss dropped them into the bottom bracket, but sheer determination allowed them to defeat another Tuscola team in another three set match, advancing them to the regional tournament.
Soccer - On Oct. 8, Franklin defeated Pisgah, 6-0 in a conference win, taking their record to 9-7 overall and 3-6 in the conference. Smoky Mountain put the Panthers away, 3-1, on Oct. 10.