Vols’ 2023 signee Daniel Parris, Catholic advance to state championship game

Catholic High School (Knoxville Tennessee) defeated Lipscomb Academy (Nashville, Tennessee), 6-4, in the TSSAA Division II-AA state baseball tournament Wednesday in Lebanon, Tennessee.

Tennessee 2023 utility player signee Daniel Parris hit a two-run home run for Catholic in the seventh inning, ending a 4-4 tie against. He was 2-for-4, recording two runs and three RBIs in the game.

Catholic (29-9) will next play Christ Presbyterian Academy (Nashville, Tennessee) in the state championship game at Middle Tennessee State University’s Reese Smith Jr. Field in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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First pitch is slated for 1:30 p.m. EDT. A second game will be played if Christ Presbyterian wins.

Parris was 0-for-3 in Catholic’s 2-0 win against Christ Presbyterian in Tuesday’s state tournament contest.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire