MJ sweeps LebanonMt. Juliet High pitching dominated Lebanon in a pair of District 9AAA wins Tuesday and Wednesday -- limiting the Blue Devils to just five hits in 12 innings.
On Wednesday, Campbell Scholl threw a five-inning three-hitter as the Bears run-ruled LHS 10-0 at Brent Foster Field. Scholl recorded eight Ks and hit two batters as MJHS improved to 14-7 / 5-1.
Lebanon starter and loser Connor Harris deserved a better fate as a couple of two-out errors opened the floodgates for five unearned runs in the top of the first.
Chris Johnston paced a nine-hit Mt. Juliet attack, going 3-for-3 with three RBI on a single, a double and a triple. Eli Mason went 2-for-2, with a double, drove in two runs and scored a run.
Eddie McDaniels, Bryce Lester and Grant Partlow had the only hits for Lebanon (5-10 overall, 2-3 in 9AAA).
On Tuesday, junior Marshall Gei hurled a complete game two-hitter as Mt. Juliet blanked the Blue Devils 7-0. Gei (4-0) struck out nine with no walks, allowing only a single to Harris and a seventh inning single to Jack McKeon.
Dillon Hulse (1-2) started and took the loss for Lebanon, lasted five innings, scattering eight hits, striking out seven with three walks.
WC sweeps Station CampWilson Central improved to 4-1 in District 9AAA and 9-8 overall after taking two games from Station Camp Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Wednesday, Colten Morris drove in four runs and Reynolds Wehunt had three RBI as the Wildcats won 7-3 in Gladeville.
Kyle Hubbuch went the distance for the decision, scattering six hits, striking out two and walking two. Wehunt, Morris and Braxton McFarlin each had two hits for the winners.
On Tuesday, A.J. Franklin tossed a complete game no-hitter as Wilson Central blanked the Bison 3-0. The sophomore lefty struck out 11 Station Camp hitters, walking one in the fifth, but then promptly picked him off base -- facing just 21 batters in the game.
Wilson Central scored three runs in the top of the fifth thanks to hits by Cullen Smith, Hubbuch and Wehunt.