MJ hosts Hendersonville
Mt. Juliet High is scheduled to host District 9-AAA rival Hendersonville Friday in a 6:30 p.m. doubleheader.
Coach Troy Allen's Golden Bears ran their win streak to five consecutive games following Tuesday's 50-43 win at Beech -- moving into a tie for second in District 9-AAA at 8-3 in the league and 17-6 overall.
Mt. Juliet led just 31-30 after three periods, but put the game away with a 19-13 fourth quarter burst.
Austin Brown led the Bears with 15 points, Christian Bell had 13 and Trey Pruitt 12.
(girls) Mt. Juliet 35, Beech 28
SHACKLE ISLAND -- Using an airtight defensive effort, Mt. Juliet's Lady Bears defeated District 9-AAA rival Beech 35-28 Tuesday night.
Mt. Juliet took an early 14-4 lead and never trailed -- improving to 14-6 overall, 2-9 in the district.
Cassidy Harris had 10 to lead the Lady Bears while Tavie bell had nine, Julia Maki and Karly Dyer seven each.
Other games Friday include:
Friendship Christian at Hendersonville Christian
Donelson Christian at Mt. Juliet Christian
Trousdale County at Watertown
Wilson Central at Station camp
Saturday, Feb. 6
Goodpasture at Watertown