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FCS hosts Watertown tonight

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A full house is expected tonight at the Bay Family Sportsplex as District 8A rivals Watertown and Friendship Christian School square off. Action starts at 6 p.m. with the Lady Commanders and the Tigerettes.

Friendship has been boosted by the recent return of senior guard Andi Morrisett, who is back on the floor after tearing the ACL in her left knee against this same Watertown team nearly a month ago.

Morrisett had 16 points in Tuesday nights 41-37 upset win at Red Boiling Springs. Post Deja Jones added a double-double (12 points and 17 boards) as FCS improved to 7-13 overall / 2-5 in the district.

On Tuesday, the Watertown squad rallied for a 33-31 win over Monterey -- improving to 16-9 overall. Jordan Brewington had nine points while Morgan Gartner and Hailey Speck each had eight.

The FCS boys can lock up the top seed in the District 8A tournament with a win tonight over the Purple Tigers. Ranked No. 3 in Class A, Friendship blistered Red Boiling Springs 67-31 Tuesday night on the road.

Mark Sandoval had 17, Dalton Patterson 14 and Allen Heaston 11 for the 18-2 / 7-0 FCS team. The Tigers (21-3) won for the eighth straight time Tuesday, rolling over Monterey 80-67. Ty Jobe had 18 to lead WHS. Josiah Smith had 13 and KeAnDre Bates 10.

MJCA hosts Riverside Christian --
Mt. Juliet Christian Academy will host Riverside Christian Academy from Fayetteville tonight in a 6 p.m. basketball doubleheader.

The Lady Saints enter tonights contest 10-13 overall following a 54-28 loss at Franklin Road Academy on Tuesday. Lynnze Ethridge led MJCA with 11 points.

MJ Christians Saints were held to eight second half points in a 47-31 loss in Tuesdays night. MJCA fell to 13-9 overall as Trevor West and Ben Wankel each had nine points.

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