Class A Mr. Baseball finalist --
Watertown High's Seth Price is a finalist for the 2017 Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association Mr. Baseball award for Class A.
Price, along with Ryan Weathers from Loretto and Wyatt Blessing from Goodpasture, will be on hand at Middle Tennessee State University's Reese Smith Field for the awards ceremony Tuesday, Mary 23.
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.
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.
Cid Cozart inks with CU
Watertown High senior Cidney Cozart signed scholarship papers recently to continue his education and baseball career at Lebanon's Cumberland University.
He's joined by his parents Adam and Keri Cozart along with brother Nolan Cozart and grandmother Debbie Thomas.
Lebanon Youth Baseball signups --
Lebanon Youth Baseball signups are currently underway online at lebanonyoutbaseball.net. Tryouts will be held at Baird Park on Saturday, Feb. 7 for 7-12 year old divisions and Sunday, Feb. 8 for the 6 year old division.
More details regarding signups and tryouts can be found on the website. No child pays to play in the Lebanon Youth Baseball League.
LYB will accept players who will turn 6 years of age by 12/31/2015 and will be 12 years of age through 4/30/2015. Eligible birth dates will include any child born between 05/01/2002 - 12/31/2009.
Watertown baseball Feb. 7 event --
Lebanon resident and former major league pitcher Jeff Bennett will be the keynote speaker Saturday, Feb. 7 as the Watertown High baseball program holds its inaugural "Lead-Off" Banquet.
The event starts at 6 p.m. in the Watertown High cafeteria and will feature a catered meal, introduction of the 2015 Purple Tiger players and staff, a silent auction, a live auction for big ticket items, tours of the WHS facilities and of course -- remarks from Bennett.
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