Christian Academy of Knoxville

Warriors  ·  Knoxville, TN (Knox County)

Sport History School History

Christian Academy of Knoxville

Warriors  ·  Knoxville, TN (Knox County)

@CAKAthletics Baseball History School History

Team Roster

# Name Class Position Height Weight
1 Bennett Rymer Sr.
2 Joey Sulish Fr.
3 Ian Johnson Sr.
4 Lewis Brooke Jr.
5 JK Hamilton Sr.
6 Aaron Bobo Sr.
7 Gavin Bergeron Fr.
8 Bleau Kennedy So.
9 Ian McCormick So.
11 Chip Shelton So.
12 Christian Rosa Jr.
13 Connor Nelson Sr.
14 Sam Cecil Sr.
15 Josh Price Sr.
16 Shepard Strange So.
17 Jonathon Van Ness Jr.
19 Micah Bennett Fr.
20 Blake Jarrard So.
21 Caleb Knutsen Sr.
22 Sy Keener Sr.
23 Alex Trimble Fr.
24 Brody Waller Fr.
25 Hayden Hayes So.
27 Collin Crider Fr.
29 Will Wright So.
30 Tyler Bennett So.
31 Jon Yeager So.
32 Jack Pearson So.
33 Wesley Alig Jr.
35 Noah Taylor So.
37 Jameson Van Ness Jr.
38 Luke Jones Sr.
39 Liam Quinn Sr.
42 Tyler Slatas So.
44 Parker Jones So.
45 Jackson Biles So.

Head Coach: Tommy Pharr
Assistant Coaches: Kevin Lee, Philip Pardue, Matt Traylor

Team Information

Record: 27-9 as of May. 22
Principals: Rich Fulford, Susan Wallis
Athletic Director: Ried Estus

Past State Tournament Appearances 8 (2021)
Past State Championships 4 (2019)
Past State Championships (20-9)
  • Consecutive state tournament appearances: 2011-12 (2); 2016-19 (4).
  • Consecutive state championships: 2017-21 (4).
  • Their first appearance was in 2011 where they lost to Lexington in their first game and fought their way back through the losers bracket to face Lexington in the lower bracket final, defeating them in the first game, 13-3, before losing the second game, 3-0.
  • They have made it to the championship game four times winning four championships, with their last being in 2019 where they defeated CPA, Goodpasture, and CPA for a second time, in 8 innings, 3-2. They finished the season (36-9).
  • Their last appearance was in 2021 where they defeated Tipton-Rosemark before losing to CPA and Northpoint, finishing in third place.

Tournament Overview

2023 Division II Class A State Baseball Tournament

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Date: May 23 - May 25, 2023
Location: Murfreesboro, TN

Games will be played at Middle Tennessee Christian School. The championship games will be played at Reese Smith Jr. Field (MTSU). When a field is to be used for more than one game per day, game times are approximate on all games following the first.

Visitors: TSSAA Fan Information,

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 · 10:00 AM

Silverdale 4, CAK 0


Tuesday, May 23, 2023 · 6:30 PM

Northpoint Christian 12, CAK 3


Road to the State Tournament

Date/Time Matchup Tournament
May. 18, 2023 CAK 2, USN 1 Division II-A First Round & Quarterfinals
May. 13, 2023 CAK vs. Bye Division II-A First Round & Quarterfinals