HIGH HAS 22 FOR BLUE DEVILS
LAFAYETTE -- Post man Cameron High lit up the scoreboard for 22 points Tuesday to power Lebanon High to a 72-56 win over Upperman in the semifinals of the Nera White Tournament hosted by Macon County High. LHS improved to 8-6 overall heading into Wednesday night’s finals against Westmoreland -- a 55-46 winner over host Macon County in the other semifinal contest. Ryan Beadle nailed four 3-pointers and finished with 17 points for the Blue Devils while Justin Bridges had 14 -- including a pair of treys.
Mt. Juliet 82, Clarksville 68
NASHVILLE -- Teraes Clemmons went off for 37 points Tuesday, leading Mt. Juliet to an 82-68 triumph over Clarksville in the consolation round of the Father Ryan Christmas Tournament. Caleb Chowbay finished with 13 and Ethan Gross added 12 for the Bears. Vaughn Cornelia scored 12 points, Brandon Shepard five. Mt. Juliet improved to 11-2 with the win and moved into the tournament’s fifth place game Wednesday afternoon vs. Shelbyville Central.
Wilson Central 47, Brentwood 39
SMYRNA -- Wilson Central rallied from eight down at intermission to post a 47-39 win over Brentwood in the Bulldog Christmas Classic Tuesday at Smyrna High. Dee Oldham’s 13 points paced the Wildcats, who improved to 4-4 with the victory. Zane Vandlandingham and Matthew Dompreh each had nine points and Jordan Lee finished with six. Wilson Central was scheduled to wrap up the Classic Wednesday vs. Hunters Lane.
Friendship 59, MT Christian 44
LEBANON -- Hardie Sorrels scored 15 points and pulled in seven rebounds to lead Friendship Christian to a 59-44 win over Middle Tennessee Christian in Tuesday afternoon’s consolation round of the Mid-State Christmas tournament at the Bay Family Sportsplex.
The victory upped Friendship’s record to 8-3 overall -- heading into a fifth place game Wednesday afternoon against Gordonsville. Isaac Wilson added 13 points for the Commanders while Dalton Patterson scored 12 and Cameron Hill adeed 11 -- including three 3-pointers.
GIRLS Lebanon 74, Summertown 50
LYNNVILLE -- Junior Marissa Jennings fired in 26 points Tuesday as Lebanon defeated Summertown 74-50 in the Richland Classic. The Devilettes led 39-28 at intermission and improved to 10-4 on the season. Anna Stafford recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
GIRLS Friendship 30, Westmoreland 18
LEBANON -- Friendship Christian limited Westmoreland to just nine point in each half to post a 30-18 victory Tuesday in the consolation bracket of the Mid-State Christmas Tournament. The Lady Commanders (4-8) were led by eight points from Traci Allison.
GIRLS Greenbrier 53, Watertown 44
CROSS PLAINS -- Watertown’s Tigerettes fell to 5-8 Tuesday with a 53-44 loss to Greenbrier in the East Robertson Classic. Sarah Page led WHS with 9 points and Hayley Clark added eight.