5 PM TONITE IN GLADEVILLE --
GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central advanced to Thursday's 5 p.m. District 9-AAA championship game against Beech with a clutch 4-3 home win over Mt. Juliet Tuesday.
Senior Ryan Hill's sixth inning double drove in Gabe Jennings with the game-winner -- moving the Wildcats to 21-10 overall.
Mt. Juliet 10, Lebanon 3
MT. JULIET -- Mt. Juliet rocked Lebanon starter JaKeese Turner for six runs on six hits in the first inning of Thursday's 10-3 victory over the Blue Devils.
Turner lasted just two-thirds of an inning as the Bears improved to 16-7 overall / 6-1 in District 9-AAA.
The big first inning blows included a bases-loaded triple by Aiden Raines and a solo homer by Jack Simonson.
Aaron Brown has 9 K's
LEBANON -- Mt. Juliet bunched together key hits at opportune times to come away with a 4-0 victory over Lebanon Wednesday at Brent Foster Field.
The Bears pushed across a run in the top of the third, then added two more in the fourth and a single run in the sixth.
Starter Aaron Brown worked six innings for the win, scattering five hits.
Full schedule on tap Wednesday
MT. JULIET -- Mother Nature was the clear cut winner Tuesday, April 11 as the scheduled District 9-AAA meeting between Lebanon and Mt. Juliet High fell victim to torrential rain.
The 7 p.m. first pitch went off as scheduled under threatening skies, but was play halted twice before officials plugged the plug in the top of the third inning.
Mt. Juliet 6, Beech 0 -
SHACKLE ISLAND -- Mt. Juliet's Ethan Smith struck out 12 in five innings of work to lead the Golden Bears to a 6-0 win at Beech.
Smith allowed just one hit as MJHS improved to 9-2 overall / 3-0 in District 9-AAA.
Cade Hoppe went 2-for-3 with a double and drove in three runs.
Wilson County Invitational --
Lebanon 9, Dyersburg 8
Clayton Thorne's base hit in the bottom of the seventh plated Jonathan Presley with the game-winner as the Blue Devils knocked off Dyersburg 9-8 at Brent Foster Field in Thursday's (March 23) opening round of the Wilson County Invitational.
Eli McDearman had a triple and two singles while Thorne finished two hits and Nick Sanders belted a three-run homer in the bottom of the fourth.
Ryan Smith picked up the win in relief of starter Trevor Sanders who struck out five over four innings.
LHS (5-0) is scheduled to host Arlington Friday at 4 p.m.
Pitching dominates in three victories
NASHVILLE -- Waiting out an extended delay due to lightning and rain, three Mt. Juliet pitchers combined to strike out 17 in a Monday, March 20 7-0 win over Portland at Vanderbilt's Hawkins Field.
Starter Aaron Brown along with relievers Sean Hunley and Ethan Smith pitched a two-hit shutout as the Bears improved to 3-2 on the season. Brown struck out nine of the 10 batters he faced in three innings.
Softball, baseball reports
Cold, damp conditions caused the cancellation of several scheduled season-opening games Monday involving Wilson County prep softball and baseball teams.
Friendship Christian's late afternoon encounter at home versus Father Ryan High was postponed with no make-up date set.
Lebanon High's season-opener against Hendersonville High at Drakes Creek Park was also put on hold, with no make-up date scheduled.
Commanders fall in region opener
LEBANON -- Friendship Christian's baseball season came to an end Tuesday, May 10 as Battle Ground Academy scored a 5-2 come from behind win over the Commanders in the opening round of the East-Middle region tournament.
FCS was clinging to a 2-1 lead when BGA struck for four runs in the top of the seventh.
MJ Bears sweep Station Camp
LEBANON -- Lathon Whittington lifted a long two-out drive off the glove of a Wilson Central outfielder to tie the score and moments later scampered home from third on an overthrow as Lebanon High climbed off the deck to down the Wildcats 3-2 Wednesday at Brent Foster Field.
With the win, the Blue Devils split the season series with Central and improved to 17-9 overall, 5-3 in the district.
"It was ugly, but we found a way to get it done," said Blue Devil coach Eric Vetetoe.
Monday, April 18
Friendship Christian at MJ Christian 3:30 pm
Goodpasture at Watertown 6 pm
Tuesday, April 19
MJ Christian at Friendship 6:30 pm
Watertown at Goodpasture 4:30 pm
Lebanon at Wilson Central 7 pm
Station Camp at Mt. Juliet 7 pm
WCHS falls 4-3 to Nazareth Academy
Lebanon High's baseball team improved to 7-3 overall and 1-0 in District 9-AAA following Wednesday's 5-1 victory over Gallatin at David Alexander Field.
The Blue Devils got a sterling pitching performance from sidearmer Daniel Holmes. The junior righty retired the first 10 Green Wave batters he faced and finished with a complete game three-hitter. He struck out four Gallatin hitters with no walks.
Bears thump LaVergne Wednesday
UPDATE -- Mt. Juliet's baseball team is scheduled to host Smyrna High Saturday in the 2016 home-opener. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. This game was on the schedule for Friday, but has since been moved.
The Golden Bears improved to 6-2 on the season following Wednesday's 10-2 win at LaVergene.
Ethan Smith (2-0) worked three innings of one-hit relief the win, despite walking three.
Mt. Juliet 9, Portland 5
NASHVILLE -- Tyler Overstreet scattered three hits and worked around four walks in four and one-third innings Monday evening to earn the decision as Mt. Juliet downed Portland High 9-3 at Vanderbilt's Hawkins Field.
With the win, Mt. Juliet improved to 9-5 on the season headed into a Thursday evening game vs. Bearden High in the Farragut Demarini Classic.
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