Lebanon High’s softball team faces a slate of three games Friday in the Commando Classic at Hendersonville’s Drakes Creek Park.
The Lady Devils take a record of 2-0 into a 2:30 p.m. contest vs. Dobyns Bennett; a 5:30 p.m. game against Blackman and an 8:30 p.m. encounter with Dickson County. All three games will be played on Field 4 of the Drakes Creek Complex.
Coach John LaFevor saw his squad pound out 19 hits in a 16-0 home win over Watertown High Wednesday.
Lebanon scored four in the bottom of the first, five in the second, three in the third and four more runs in the fourth to end the game on the mercy rule.
Sarah Aubuchon had four hits and four RBI for LHS. Shelby Jones finished with three hits and three RBI while Hannah Simmons had three hits while driving in two runs. Anna Smallwood picked up the decision with a two-hit effort.
Bailey Griffin and Allison Bouton had the only two hits for the Tigerettes. Watertown, 2-1 on the season, is scheduled to host Smith County Friday at 4:30 p.m. at Three Forks Park.
Mt. Juliet plays at Commando Classic
Mt. Juliet’s Lady Bears are slated to play a pair of games Friday in the Commando Classic. MJ will play Bolton at 1 p.m. and David Crockett at 4 p.m. at Drakes Creek 2.
The Lady Bears improved to 3-0 on the season following Tuesday’s 10-1 home win over Murfreesboro Oakland.
MJCA sweeps Glencliff
Mt. Juliet Christian Academy’s softball team opened the 2014 season with a doubleheader sweep over visiting Glencliff Tuesday afternoon 12-2 and 16-1.
Pitcher Caitlyn Powers went the distance in both games, scattering five hits in the opener and spinning a one-hitter in the nightcap. Catcher Abi Hildabrand slugged a homer for the Lady Saints in the second game.
MJCA was scheduled to host Division II rival Knox Webb in a doubleheader Thursday afternoon.
MJ Christian is idle until they return to the field Thursday, March 20 for a 4 p.m. home game with Pearl-Cohn High from Nashville.