FRIENDSHIP CHRISTIAN 54,WHS 41
LEBANON -- Senior Kaitlyn Teeter exploded for 22 points Friday night to lead Friendship Christian to a 54-41 win over Watertown at the Bay Family Sportsplex.
Deja Jones added a double-double (17 points, 14 rebounds) as the Lady Commanders improved to 8-3 overall and 1-0 in District 8A.
Watertown slipped to 8-8 overall, 0-2 in the league despite 17 points from Alicia Jennings and eight from Bobbie Staats. The Tigerettes struggled at the line, hitting on just 12-of-26 attempts (46 percent).
Friendship Christian will entertain Red Boiling Springs Tuesday, Jan. 8 while Watertown will visit Pickett County.
LEBANON 63, STATION CAMP 56
LEBANON -- Madison Sloan and Abby Wright each chalked up 20 points Friday night as Lebanon High held off Station Camp 63-56 at Campbell Brandon Gym.
The Devilettes (8-8 overall, 3-1 in District 9AAA) overcame some shaky free throw shooting down the stretch to hold off the stubborn Bison -- who trailed LHS 38-28 at intermission.
Morgan Bruce and Kelsey Yarbrough each had six points for Lebanon. SCHS placed three players in double figures, including: Savannah Keele (16), Kia Perry (15) and Janasia Williams (11).
LHS will host Gallatin Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 6:30 p.m.
WILSON CENTRAL 52, GALLATIN 34
GLADEVILLE -- Rachel Bean's double-double (13 points, 17 rebounds) helped lead Wilson Central to a 52-34 home victory Friday night over Gallatin.
The Lady Wildcats improved to 6-8 overall / 2-2 in District 9AAA with the win. Hannah Brewer and Hailey Averitt each scored 11 points for WCHS in the win.
WCHS will visit Station Camp Tuesday, Jan. 8.
BEECH 53, MT. JULIET 41
SHACKLE ISLAND -- Mt. Juliet slipped to 10-6 on the season, 3-1 in District 9AAA following Friday night's 53-41 loss at Beech.
The Lady Bears couldn't overcome a slow start after falling behind 13-7 in the first period and 18-14 at intermission. Sally McCabe had 17 for MJHS in the loss while Karly Dyer knocked down three 3-pointers to finish with 10 points.
Mt. Juliet will host Hendersonville High Tuesday, Jan. 8.
EZELL-HARDING 40, MJCA 23
ANTIOCH -- Ezell-Harding rolled past visiting Mt. Juliet Christian Academy 40-23 Friday in a East-Middle Regional tilt. The Lady Eagles led 21-12 at intermission and 33-16 after three periods. Lauren Wankel and Lynzee Ethridge each had six points for MJCA in the loss.
The Lady Saints will visit Donelson Christian Academy Tuesday, Jan. 8.