Watertown plays in region finals -
CELINA -- Watertown High hitters pounded out 12 hits and stormed to a 12-2 victory over Clay County Monday in the opening round of the Region 4-A softball tournament.
Now 14-13 overall, Watertown will play in the region finals 4:30 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Goodpasture with a berth in Friday's Class A sectional already in the bag.
Goodpasture 8, Watertown 1
WATERTOWN -- Goodpasture struck for three runs in the top of the fourth on the way to an 8-1 win at Watertown Thursday afternoon, April 20.
The Cougars collected 11 hits off Watertown pitcher Alicia House, who went the distance and struck out three.
Jada Moss, Kaleigha Carter, Ridge Morgan, Baile3y Griffin and Lauren Webster all singled for the Lady Tigers.
HARTSVILLE -- Amber Wright drilled a pair of home runs and drove in four runs Tuesday, April 11 as Watertown downed Trousdale County High 11-1 in District 8-A softball.
Jada Moss had a double and a single to account for three RBI while Bailey Griffin was perfect at the plate, going 4-for-4.
Alicia House started and struck out eight over four innings, allowing one hit.
Thursday prep results
Alicia House went 4-for 4 while Shelby Hamlet, bailey Griffin and House all homered in Watertown softball's 11-9 loss to Gordonsville Thursday in South Carthage. The Tigerettes were scheduled to play Saturday, but the East Robertson games have been canceled.
WHS back in action Wednesday, May 4 to close out the season with a 4 p.m. make-up game at Goodpasture.
Results & highlights from April 12
Watertown High pounded out 12 hits in a 15-0 run-rule home win over Trousdale County Tuesday.
Amber Wright led the offensive attack with a 4-for-4 effort while Alicia House, Lauren Webster and Bailey Griffin had two RBI each.
House was the pitcher of record -- allowing two hits and striking out five.
WHS stand 7-7 overall; 3-1 in District 8-A headed into a Monday, April 18 home game with Cascade.
Holcomb to concentrate on volleyball
In the wake of Brandy Holcomb's resignation as coach of the Watertown softball program, WHS principal Jeff Luttrell has promoted Sarah Reeder to the head coaching position.
Reeder, a 2008 Watertown graduate, has worked with the program for the past three seasons.
Holcomb, a teacher and coach at Watertown for more than a decade, will still coach volleyball.
LHS eliminates Portland
Friendship Christian's Lady Commanders will take a record of 31-5 into Wednesday's East-Middle Regional Tournament at Donelson Christian Academy. Coach Jody Atwood's team will play Ezell-Harding at 5 p.m.
A win would earn FCS the right to host a substate series while a loss will sent the Lady Commanders to the Memphis area for a best two-of-three. Ezell-Harding stands 19-11 overall following a 5-4 victory over Zion Christian.
Error leads to LHS win over Portland
LEBANON -- Sarah Aubuchon scored on an overthow in the bottom of the seventh inning as Lebanon High pulled out a 6-5 victory over Portland Thursday on Senior Night.
Trailing 5-2 headed into the top of the seventh, the Lady Panthers put up three runs to even the score at 5-all before Aubuchon scored after Brittany Nagelhout's fielder's choice and the ensuing throw.
Lady Commanders stand 22-5
Friendship Christian's Lady Commanders will take a record of 22-5 into a 12 Noon Saturday home doubleheader vs. Division II rival Knoxville Webb.
Coach Jody Atwood's club improved to 7-0 in the East-Middle District following an 8-0 home win over Ezell-Harding Wednesday.
Courtney Petty got the decision with six innings of work, striking out 11 before giving way to Tana Whited in the seventh. Petty helped her own cause by reaching base four times -- with three walks and a single.
WHS entertains Gordonsville --
Friendship Christian's Lady Commanders sport a record of 20-5 overall heading into Wednesday's home game against Division II East-Middle District 1-A rival Ezell-Harding. First pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m.
On Friday, the Lady Commanders entertain defending Class A state champion Gordonsville in a 5 p.m. single game. Division II rival Knoxville Webb comes to town Saturday for a 12 Noon doubleheader.
Wilson Central 8, Friendship 5
GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central struck for seven runs in the bottom of the sixth, then held off a furious Friendship Christian rally for an 8-5 victory over the Lady Commanders Wednesday afternoon.
With the win, the Lady Wildcats improved to 14-3 on the season while FCS slipped to 17-4.
The game featured a little bit of everything as Friendship led 2-1 until the Lady Wildcats erupted following by a squeeze bunt by Morgan Stokes that scored Shelby Woodard with the tying run.
Wilson Central 13, Lebanon 2 --
GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central opened play in District 9-AAA Tuesday afternoon with a 13-2 home win over Lebanon High.
The Lady Wildcats pounded out 13 hits and climbed to 7-1 on the season.
Watertown scores 33 runs Monday --
WATERTOWN -- Making themselves right at home at their new on-campus field, Watertown High's softball team pounded out 18 hits and scored 33 runs over just six innings of play Monday, sweeping a pair of mercy-rule games from Middle Tennessee Christian and Lancaster Christian.
"After all the snow and cold, we just wanted to get on the field and play," said WHS head coach Brandy Holcomb. "We've got a lot more work to do, but this was a good start to the season."
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