MJHS plays at Portland
Still smarting from Tuesday's 51-49 loss at Hendersonville, Lebanon High's Devilettes will host District 9-AAA leader Wilson Central tonight.
Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. at Lebanon's Campbell Brandon Gymnasium.
Hendersonville trailed 27-16 at intermission, but whittled away at the margin and tied the game at 38-all headed into the fourth quarter.
Ninth grader Allissa Mulaski dropped in four 3-pointers to lead Lebanon with 16 points.
Aaryn Grace Lester added 11 and Caleah Shannon 10.
The Devilettes were just six-of-11 at the free throw line (55 percent)and slipped to 4-3 overall and 0-2 in the District 9-AAA standings.
Hendersonville got 17 points from Brooke Long and upped their record to 4-2 on the season / 1-1 in District 9-AAA.
Wilson Central remained undefeated at 8-0 overall, 2-0 in district play, following Tuesday's 44-27 home victory over the Beech Lady Bucs.
Leading 10-7 after one period, the Lady Wildcats took a 21-15 advantage into intermission.
Addison Byrd led WCHS with 19 points and five rebounds.
The UT-Chattanooga signee connected on three-of-five attempts from beyond the arc and added a pair of steals.
Ninth grader Lindsey Freeman added 14 points and six boards while Piper Elrod contributed seven points and three assists.
Wilson Central out-rebounded Beech 31-21 and finished six-of-10 at the line (60 percent).
Mt. Juliet 70, Gallatin 41
MT. JULIET -- Emma Palmer scored 30 points and Aaliyah Frazier chipped in with 14 as Mt. Juliet throttled District 9-AAA rival Gallatin 70-41 Tuesday at "The Cave".
Mt. Juliet broke open a 21-12 contest with a 21-8 flurry in the second quarter -- and took a 42-30 lead into intermission.
Tondriannha Davis chipped in with nine points while Nevaeh Majors and Julia Maki each had five.
Mt. Juliet improved to 6-1 overall / 2-0 in the district and is scheduled to play at Portland Friday night.
Nolensville 42, Watertown 34
WATERTOWN -- First year program Nolensville got a 25-point effort from Grace Baird in Tuesday's 42-34 victory at Watertown.
The Tigerettes trailed 13-7 after the first period and never recovered, dropping to 5-4 on the season.
McKenna George and Brenna Luttrell each had eight points for Watertown while Ashlea Dickens had five points and Mya Huddleston had four.
The Tigerettes will be back in action Friday evening playing at Monterey High School.
Saturday afternoon, WHS will open a hoops twinbill at Eagleville High. The girls game is set to start at 2 p.m.
MJ Christian 50, Pleasant View 28
MT. JULIET -- Caitlyn Smith's 17-point effort led three Mt. Juliet Christian Academy players in double figures in Tuesday's 50-28 home win over Pleasant View Christian School.
The Lady Saints led 11-8 after on quarter and 23-12 at intermission.
Amelia Lyons drilled three 3-pointers and finished with 14 while Abi Hildabrand added 11.