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FRIDAY BOYS' HOOPS -- Devils host WC 'Cats

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8-0 Watertown visits Monterey
Lebanon High's Blue Devils will host cross-county rival Wilson Central tonight in a District 9-AAA contest at Campbell Brandon Gymnasium.
The Blue Devils come in 6-1 overall and 2-0 in the district after holding off Hendersonville High 56-45 Tuesday.
Lebanon overcame a tough night at the free throw line and won for the second consecutive outing since a loss to Siegel in the State Farm Thanksgiving Classic.
Guard Noah Mulaski paced the Blue Devils with 21 points and knocked down three 3-pointers.
Post man Eddie Jackson had 15 while Cameron Oliver chipped in with eight and JaKeese Turner had seven points.
Wilson Central dropped a 49-43 decision to Beech Tuesday night in Gladeville -- sliding to 3-5 overall and 1-1 in District 9-AAA.
The Wildcats got 15 points from Gavin Johnson and 11 from Cole Booth.
Nate Ochoa finished with six, Zay Kern and Naz Czeskleba each had four points and Kato Aruh scored three points.

Watertown 69, Nolensville 64
WATERTOWN -- Down 20-9 after one quarter, Watertown rallied for a 69-64 home victory over Nolensville High Tuesday.
The Knights, a first year program consisting of just freshmen and sophomores, bolted to the early lead, only to see the Purple Tigers respond with a 29-9 second quarter run to take a 38-29 lead into intermission.
Senior Seth Price led WHS with 21 points and five assists.
Austin Lasater finished with 10 points and six rebounds while Ty Love and Preston Tomlinson each had nine points.
Blake Borcherding scored seven and Vonte Bates had six points, a team-high seven rebounds and three steals.
Watertown connected on six-of-25 from beyond the arc (24 percent) and 15-of-27 at the line (56 percent).
The Purple Tigers will be back in action Friday evening playing at Monterey High School.
Saturday afternoon, WHS will play at Eagleville High.

Gallatin 45, Mt. Juliet 43
MT. JULIET -- A seven point Mt. Juliet halftime lead evaporated Tuesday night as Gallatin came from behind to post a 45-43 win over the Golden Bears.
Up 34-33 headed into the final eight minutes, MJ dropped to 1-6 overall and 0-2 in District 9-AAA.
Trey Pruitt led the Golden Bears with 13 points. Tony Thompson and Jordan Lockridge each had six.
Mt. Juliet is scheduled to play at Portland Friday night.

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