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BASEBALL -- WC v. Beech for 9-AAA title

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GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central advanced to Thursday's 5 p.m. District 9-AAA championship game against Beech with a clutch 4-3 home win over Mt. Juliet Tuesday.

Senior Ryan Hill's sixth inning double drove in Gabe Jennings with the game-winner -- moving the Wildcats to 21-10 overall.

Wilson Central drew first blood with a run in the first, only to see Mt. Juliet pull ahead with three in the top of the third.

Central drew even with two in the bottom of the third, leaving the score at 3-3 until Hill's double.

Mason Mobley had a pair of singles for the winners and scored twice while Dawson Hamilton drove in a run with a single.

Aaron Hubbell went the distance for the win, throwing a two-hitter, striking out five and walking four.

Aiden Raines had a two-run triple for the Bears while Jake Linville added a single. Trevor Vestal drove in a run with a sacrifice bunt.

MJ's Sean Hunley pitched five and two-third innings and was tagged with the loss. He scattered seven hits, striking out four and walking two.

Mt. Juliet ended the season at 19-14-1.

Both WCHS and Beech have earned a berth in Monday's first game of the Region 5-AAA tournament.

Gordonsville 3, Watertown 2
WATERTOWN -- Gordonsville pushed across a run in the top of the sixth inning and came away with a 3-2 victory over Watertown Wednesday in a District 8-A loser-out contest.
Heath Price contributed a pair of hits while Brandon Allison drove in two runs as the Purple Tigers finished the season 18-15 overall.
Seth Price (six and one-third innings) and Cid Cozart split the pitching duties -- holding the G-Men to six hits. Price struck out nine, Cozart one.
Watertown reached the loser's bracket finals by eliminating Trousdale County 7-6 Tuesday in nine innings.
Allison dashed home from third with the game winning run on a wild pitch -- ending the extra-inning affair..
Owen Queen pitched into the eighth inning for WHS, striking out four.

Davidson Academy 5, Friendship Christian 1
SEYMOUR -- Friendship Christian's baseball season came to a close Tuesday with a 5-1 loss to Davidson Academy in the semifinals of the East-Middle Region 1-A at The King's Academy.
The Bears broke open a 1-1 contest with two in the bottom of the fourth, then tacked on single runs in the fifth and sixth to earn a spot in the TSSAA Sectional.
Davidson Academy pitching struck out nine FCS hitters and limited the Commanders to just four singles by Ben Jamison, Daniel Lucas, Braden Reece and Tarver Hayslip.

Station Camp 17, Lebanon 7
SHACKLE ISLAND -- Station Camp rapped out 14 hits including three home runs in a 17-7 victory over Lebanon Tuesday evening at Buccaneer Field.
Clayton Thorne had a pair of hits including a homer to drive in three while Ryan Smith added two hits for LHS.
The loss ended Lebanon's season at 15-17 overall after a promising 8-2 start.

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