GALLATIN -- Top-seeded Mt. Juliet overpowered Beech 43-28 in Monday's District 9AAA tournament finals, earning a Friday home game vs. West Creek in the opening game of the Region 5AAA tournament.
Down 5-0 to the Lady Buccaneers early, Mt. Juliet's defense sitffened and allowed Beech just eight more field goals the rest of the way.
HARTSVILLE -- Watertown needed an extra four minutes to win a second consecutive District 8A tournament title Tuesday, easing past Gordonsville 66-61 at Trousdale County High.
The win boosted the Purple Tigers to 26-3 overall and sets up a 7 p.m. home game Saturday vs. Pickett County in the first round of the Region 4A tournament.