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MJ downs Creek Wood in WCIT

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MT. JULIET -- After a day of rain delays, Mt. Juliet got back to the diamond and shut down Creek Wood, 3-1 Friday afternoonin the Wilson County Invitational.

Mason Barber took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, going 6.1 innings and striking out six, four in a row at one point.

Hunter Gilbert led the Bears at the plate with two RBI base hits. He picked up a RBI single in the bottom of the second, scoring Robby Amity, and a RBI double in the fourth, driving in courtesy runner Caleb Chowbay.

The other run came in the bottom of the third when Kyle Grace drove in Cody Carr with a RBI single.

Creek Wood got their only run on the top of the fourth on a walk and two errors by the Bears.

Creek Woods Aaron Lee broke up Barbers no-hitter to start the seventh. Conner Sugg came in to shut the door and pick up the save, his fourth of the season.

In Wednesday's play, Mt. Juliet picked up a 4-3 win over Clarksville, and a 3-0 win over White House.

Mt. Juliet 3 Creek Wood 1
Creek Wood 000 100 0 1 1 2
Mt. Juliet 011 100 X 3 5 2
Mason Barber, Conner Sugg (7) and Zack Tompkins. WP: Barber. Save: Sugg.

Other scores from Friday include:
Oakland 2, Wilson Central 0 (12 innings)
Ezell Harding 11, Lebanon 2
Smyrna 11, Lebanon 0 (6 innings)

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