LADY COMMANDERS ADVANCE
LEBANON -- The No. 2-seeded Friendship Christian Lady Commanders advanced to the District 8A semifinals with a lopsided 64-31 win over Merrol Hyde Magnet School Monday at the Bay Family Sportsplex. FCS, now 18-9, took control with a 21-9 first period and was never threatened.
Laurea Burroughs led the way with 16 points. Andi Morrisett, Katy Vaughan and Carly Warmath each had 11 points for the winners.
FCS will take on Westmoreland Friday at 7:30 p.m. as Watertown High hosts the tournament semifinal, finals and consolation round games.
Westmoreland 36, MJ Christian 17
WESTMORELAND -- No. 3-seeded Westmoreland had little trouble with No. 6-seeded Mt. Juliet Christian Monday, eliminating the Lady Saints 36-17. The victory sends the 17-8 Eaglettes in Saturday’s semifinal round vs. Friendship Christian at Watertown.
MJCA fell behind 20-2 in the first quarter and ended the season with a record of 10-17 overall. Sarah Worden had nine points for MJ Christian while Jordan Price and Emily Threadgill each finished with four points.
Trousdale County 42, Watertown 38
WATERTOWN -- A first-round upset knocked No. 4-seeded Watertown out of the District 8A tournament Monday night. No. 5-seed Trousdale County upended Watertown 42-38, ending the Tigerette season at 13-14 overall.
Watertown trailed 19-13 at intermission as Trousdale County gained a measure of revenge for two regular season losses to the Tigerettes.
Alyssa Richards finished with 12 points for TCHS while Ciera Holder had 10.
Watertown senior post Miaushia Thompson closed out her prep career with 12 points. Sarah Page and Ashley Bogle each had six points in the loss while Hannah Forbes had five points.