WOOD ALLOWS ONE HIT IN 6 INNINGS
LEBANON -- Friendship Christian improved to 6-2 on the season and 2-0 in District 8A Monday night with a 9-1 home win over Gordonsville High. The game was the first “official” contest played under the new lights at FCS.
Righthander Kyle Wood (2-1) picked up the pitching decision, working six innings and allowing just one hit while striking out six. Lee Maasen had two hits, including a first inning solo homer. Evan Shelton belted a two-run triple, Connor Gaines contributed a pair of singles and Chris Hall had two run producing sac flies.
Mt. Juliet 16, LaVergne 6
LaVERGNE -- Mt. Juliet pounded out 14 hits Monday night in a 16-6 victory at District 9AAA rival LaVergne High. Shortstop Ethan Gross drove in six runs with three hits, including a three-run HR in the top of the seventh inning.
T.J. Diffenderfer and Logan Dalton each added three hits for the Golden Bears -- who improved to 8-1 on the season. Cody Carroll went 5 and two-thirds inning to get the decision, upping his record to 3-0. Carroll allowed one earned run, struck out eight and surrendered just one hit.
Hendersonville 3, WCHS 1
GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central dropped to 3-6 on the season with a 3-1 loss to District 9AAA foe Hendersonville High Monday night. Commando starter Zach Curtis was overpowering, striking out 13 Wildcats and allowing just three hits and seven walks.
Allen Ecton took the loss, working five innings of four-hit ball. He struck out three. Britte Underwood’s three-run homer in the top of the first provided all the offense for Hendersonville. Ecton, Jacob McEintire and Devin Fish had Wilson Central’s hits.
Lebanon 7, Portland 0
LEBANON -- Cain Sloan threw a five-inning two-hit shutout as Lebanon defeated Portland 7-0 Monday night at Veterans Field. The game was shortened due to light failure.
The big righty struck out nine and didn’t walk a batter as the Blue Devils improved to 7-2-1 overall and 1-2 in District 9AAA. Sloan helped his own cause with three RBI on a pair of doubles.
Trevor Davis was a perfect 3-for-3. Jessep Polk added two RBI on a single and a fielder’s choice while Jack Partlow drove in a run with a third inning single. Jack McKeon had Lebanon’s other hit.