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Baird sweeps at MJMS

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From Post staff reports

MT. JULIET -- Lebanon’s Walter J. Baird closed the regular season Monday night with a doubleheader sweep at Mt. Juliet Middle School’s Tommy Martin Gym.

Julia Fox fired in three 3-pointers and finished with 14 points to pace Baird (13-4) to a 31-21 victory over the Lady Bears in the opener. Rachel Bean led Mt. Juliet (11-9) with nine points.

The Blue Devils rallied from eight points down to score a 36-33 win over the Bears. Baird (16-2) held Mt. Juliet to just three points in the third quarter.

Baaird’s George Theragood tallied 23 points and Brandon Fox added eight points, all in the fourth quarter.

Mt. Juliet got 18 points from C.J. McEwen.

Mt. Juliet Middle hosts the Northern Area tournament of the TMSAA beginning Monday, Feb. 2. Baird’s boys are the No. 1 seed and will play Sycamore at 7:30 p.m.

The Golden Bears will play Dickson County Thursday, Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m.

The Devilettes earned a No. 2 seed and will play host (and No. 3 seeded) Mt. Juliet, Thursday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m. All participating teams will advance to the Midstate Sectional in Rutherford County the following week.

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