MJ's Chandler Bauder (20) in Tuesday action / Steve Wampler photo
Mt. Juliet blanks West Creek 4-0
MT. JULIET -- Goalkeeper Dylan Cole turned away seven shots and four different players scored goals as Mt. Juliet eliminated West Creek High 4-0 in Tuesday's Region 5-AAA tournament opener.
The Golden Bears improved to 16-4 on the season and will play at Clarksville Rossview Thursday in the regional finals. Rossview ousted District 9-AAA runner-up Station Camp Tuesday 2-1, improving to 14-3-4 overall.
Win or lose, Mt. Juliet will play in the TSSAA sectional Saturday, with a berth in next week's Spring Fling on the line.
Austin Coleman amd Cameron Woodfin scored first half goals for the Bears while Tanner DaBell and Chase Earles added scores after intermission.
Landon Bauder, Coleman, David Sevier and DaBell each had an assist.