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Lebanon 17, Sycamore 10;
Covington 3, Lebanon 2;
Wilson Central 8, Gallatin 0;
Friendship Christian 15, West Creek 8;
MJ Christian 23, St. Andrew's-Sewanee 0;
MJ Christian 7, St. Andrew's-Sewanee 0 (forfeit).

Hendersonville 11, Lebanon 9;
Wilson Central 4, Bob Jones (Ala.) 2;
Wilson Central 11, Baker High 11;
Mt. Juliet 20, Portland 10.

Lebanon splits at MTIT
PLEASANT VIEW -- Lebanon's baseball team snapped a five-game losing streak with a 17-10 win over host Sycamore in the Middle Tennessee Invitational Tournament Thursday night.
The Blue Devils (9-7) return to Pleasant View Friday afternoon for a 3:30 p.m. contest versus Springfield.
Nursing a 9-6 leaded head into the bottom of the fifth, reliver Ethan Britt gave up a three-run homer to Kyle Spurlock to send the game into extras due to time limit.
LHS exploded for eight runs in their half of the sixth with the big blow being a two-run single off the bat of Jonathan Presley.
Eli McDearman finished with two singles and three RBI and a steal of home while Luke Bradhaw had a single and a double and scored two runs.
Leadoff man Nick Sanders singled twice, walked twice and stole two bases.
As a team, the Blue Devils stole 11 bases.
Britt earned the pitching decision in relief of starter JaKeese Turner, striking out five and scattered five hits.

Lebanon will play District 9-AAA rival Hendersonville High 7 p.m. Saturday at Drakes Creek Park.

Covington 3, Lebanon 2
PLEASANT VIEW -- Covington scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to earn a 3-2 victory over Lebanon in Thursday's MTIT opener.
Lebanon led 2-1 going into the top of the seventh until starter danile Holmes ran into trouble.
McDearman had a pair of hits in the loss while Caleb Thorne and Bradhaw each drove in runs.

Wilson Central 8, Gallatin 0
GLADEVILLE -- Lefty Andrew Franklin threw a complete game two-hitter to lead Wilson Central to an 8-0 win over District 9-AAA rival Gallatin Thursday.
Franklin struck out eight and walked just three batters.
Ethan Shelton pounded out three of Central's 11 hits and drove in two.
Catcher Chase Ford had an RBI double while Conner Sullivan lined a homer and a single.
Now 9-5 on the season, Wilson Central's scheduled Friday home game vs. LaVergne has been postponed in order for the Wolverines to make-up a district game.

MJ Christian 23, SAS 0
MJ Christian 7, SAS 0 (forfeit)
MT. JULIET -- Junior Caylor Bates hurled a five-inning perfect game Thursday, leading Mt. Juliet Christian Academy to a 23-0 home win over St. Andrew's-Sewanee.
Bates struck out 11 of the 15 batters he faced and helped his own cause with three RBI on two singles.
MJCA jumped to a 13-0 lead in the bottom of the first and never looked back. Cody Nalley and Daniel Boehm each had two singles and drove in two runs.
SAS fofeited the second game of the scheduled doubleheader, handing the Saints a 7-0 victory.
MJCA, now 9-4 overall, is scheduled to play friday, April 7 at Nashville McGavock.

Friendship 15, Creek Wood 8
CLARKSVILLE -- Friendship Christian took advantage of 13 walks and three hit batsman in Thursday's 15-8 victory at Creek Wood High.
The Commanders got four RBI and three doubles from ninth grader Justin Seagraves.
Xan Gordon and Jared Dickey each had two RBI as FCS improved to 11-4-1 on the season.
The Commanders are scheduled to host Lancaster Christian Academy Friday, April 7 at 4 p.m.
Saturday action finds Friendship playing an 11 a.m. game at Davidson Academy.

MJ 20, Portland 10
MT. JULIET -- The Lady Bears scored nine runs in the third inning and tacked on seven more in the fifth in a 20-10 home win over District 9-AAA rival Portland High Thursday.
Mt. Juliet piled up 18 hits to overcome seven errors -- moving to 8-5 on the season.
Zoe Hayes drove in five runs for the winners and Cameron Cernuto drilled four hits.
Kaylee Critcher and Alyssa Costley split the pitching duties, limiting the Panthers to six hits.
The Lady bears are playing this weekend in the Tennessee Softball Coaches Association Tournament, being hosted by Clarksville High.

Wilson Central 11, Baker (Ala.) 11
Wilson Central 4, Bob Jones (Ala.) 2
MADISON, ALA -- Wilson Central and Baker High out of Mobile, Ala., walked off the field dead even at 11-all due to time restrictions Thursday night in the opening round of the Bob Jones Tournament.
The eight inning contest found the Lady Wildcats rapping out 14 hits, but committing seven errors.
Clair Smith drove in three runs for WCHS while Kaylee Richetto had three hits.
Thursday's opener found Wilson Central taking down host Bob Jones High 4-2, pulling off a game-ending triple play in the eighth inning.
WCHS scored two in the third and took the lead with two more in the top of the eighth inning.
Kenzy Meador, Richetto and Paige Robinson each had two hits for the winners.
Central is scheduled to play Cullman and Austin High on Friday to wrap up pool play.

Hendersonville 11, Lebanon 9
LEBANON -- Defending District 9-AAA champ Hendersonville rallied for an 11-9 win at Lebanon Thursday afternoon.
The Lady Devils ( 6-7-1 overall) led 5-3 after five innings, but HHS pushed across five in the sixth and three more in the top of the seventh.
Hendersonville pounded out 17 hits and took advantage of three Lebanon errors.
Brianna Nagelhout had three hits and drove in a pair of runs for LHS while Anna Smallwood added a two-run double. Morgan Jones added a pair of run scoring singles.
Smallwood worked six and two-thirds and was tagged with the loss.
LHS is scheduled to play Summertown Friday at 4 p.m. in the Chick-fil-A Classic at Crockett Park.
Later this afternoon, the Lady Devils will play Christian Academy Knoxville at 5:30 p.m.
Saturday play finds Lebanon playing Brentwood Academy Saturday at 7 a.m.

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