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PREP BASEBALL -- Fish throws no-no

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Tigers play in Gainesboro --The Purple Tigers of Coach E. J. Wood are scheduled to play Saturday games vs. Monterey at 6 p.m. and host Jackson County at 8 p.m. in the annual Alex Cassetty Memorial Classic in Gainesboro.

On Tuesday, Dusty Meador twirled a complete game five-hitter and Dennie Holcomb provided the fireworks as Watertown topped Gordonsville 2-1 at Three Forks Park.

Trailing 1-0, Holcomb followed up Austin Brown's double with a long home run in the bottom of the fifth for the only runs Meador would need. Meador struck out seven and didn't walk a batter as the Purple Tigers improved to 6-7 on the season / 2-2 in District 8A.

Holcomb, Brown and Logan Grantham finished with two hits each for Watertown off losing pitcher Austin Taylor.

SC sweeps Wilson Central -- Wilson Central dropped a District 9AAA two-game series to Station Camp earlier this week, dropping a gut-wrenching 7-6 decision on the road Wednesday after losing 6-1 at home Tuesday.

Four errors proved costly in Wednesdays loss as the Wildcats let a 6-2 lead slip through their fingers. Station Camp collected 14 hits against WC pitchers Tyke Williams and A.J. Franklin.

Hunter Brothers had a pair of extra base hits for Central, Kyle Hubbach had a two-run double while Moose Wood hit his first home run of the season.

On Tuesday, Station Camp's Alan Lacey threw a one-hitter, allowing just a sixth inning, two out hit by Centrals Dylan Prendergast. The Cats are 9-11 / 2-3 in District 9AAA headed into tonights game at LaVergne.

MJ sweeps LebanonMt. Juliet competed a two-game series sweep over Lebanon with a 7-1 home win Wednesday and a 14-0 victory Tuesday at Veterans Field.

Wednesday starter Kyle Smith survived a shaky first inning as LHS cracked three hits off the Vanderbilt signee, but produced only one run.

Mt. Juliet answered with a five-spot in their half of the second, taking advantage of three Lebanon errors to take control. Smith allowed five hits and a walk in six innings of work. He struck out 10 Blue Devils.

Lebanons Dent Burger went four and a third innings, scattered five hits, walked six and hit three batters.

Antonio Logue finished up, striking out two and walking one in the sixth after inducing Cody Carr to hit into a bases-loaded 1-2-3 double play.

Brandon Henson had an RBI double for the Bears, while Mason Barber reached base three times and scored two runs.

Eddie McDaniels had a pair of hits for LHS and Logue boomed a pair of doubles and drove in a run.. Catcher Jay Pittman added a first inning single.

Tuesdays game was all Mt. Juliet as the Bears rapped out 16 hits in just five innings. Righthander Caleb Chowbay went five innings and allowed only two hits. Smith had four RBI on two singles and a double.

Mt. Juliet is now 18-3 overall / 6-0 in District 9AAA. Lebanon fell to 1-13 overall / 1-5 in league play.

Godwin no-hits TCHS -- Righty Austin Godwin tossed a five-inning no-hitter Tuesday as Friendship Christian defeated Trousdale County 10-0. Godwin (6-0) struck out seven and walked three. FCS, 18-1 / 6-0 in District 8A, was led by Brennan Swindolls triple and a double. FCS plays at McGavock Saturday at 4 p.m.

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