Funeral services have been set for 12 Noon Monday, Feb. 4 at the J.C. Hellum Funeral Chapel for Ms. Bender, 54, of Mt. Juliet. She died 31, 2013.
PURPLE TIGERS NOW 21-3 OVERALL
WATERTOWN -- Five Purple Tigers scored in double figures as No. 7 Watertown rolled to an easy 85-45 victory over rival Friendship Christian Friday night. Coach Matt Bradshaw's team improved to 21-3 on the season and stands a perfect 6-0 in District 8A play with the lopsided win.
Ethan Moss was on fire for Watertown, drilling five 3-pointers to lead all scorers with 17 points. Josiah Smith and Macieo Gaines added 15 each, George Theragood had 12 and Ty Jobe 11.
FCS fell to 6-13 overall and 3-5 in District 8A.
(girls) FCS 65, Watertown 47
Post Deja Jones took control with 30 points as Friendship Christian defeated Watertown 65-47 in Friday night's opener. Trailing 12-11 at the end of the first quarter, FCS went on an 18-5 second quarter lead and took a 29-17 lead into intermission.
The Lady Commanders upped their record to 15-6 overall, 6-2 in District 8A. Watertown slumped to 12-13 overall with the loss.
FRANKLIN -- Wilson Central ran into a buzzsaw in Saturday night's Class AAA State Duals finals -- falling to powerful Cleveland 78-4 at the Williamson County Expo Center.
Cleveland recorded a mind-boggling 13 pins out of the 14 weight classes with WCHS soph John Kramer pulling out thelone win for the Wildcats -- a 14-2 major decision over John Gaither in the 220-pound class.
In the four meets Cleveland wrestled at the state duals, the Blue Raiders lost only four matches not conceded by forfeit.
Wilson Central finished the dual season 41-3 overall while Cleveland wrapped up the dual season 28-2.