Today is Thursday, May 5, 2016

ALL-STATE -- Spray makes Class AAA team ALL-STATE -- Spray makes Class AAA team

Repeat selection by TSWA
Wilson Central's record-setting Kendall Spray was announced Thursday morning as a repeat selection to the Class AAA All-State basketball team.

Spray, who set both national and TSSAA records for her three-point shooting prowess, led the Lady Wildcats to a record of 33-1 along with both District 9-AAA and Region 5-AAA championships.

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  • ALL-STATE -- Spray makes Class AAA team ALL-STATE -- Spray makes Class AAA team

    Repeat selection by TSWA
    Wilson Central's record-setting Kendall Spray was announced Thursday morning as a repeat selection to the Class AAA All-State basketball team.

    Spray, who set both national and TSSAA records for her three-point shooting prowess, led the Lady Wildcats to a record of 33-1 along with both District 9-AAA and Region 5-AAA championships.

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  • BASEBALL -- CU headed to Bowling Green BASEBALL -- CU headed to Bowling Green

    Barron takes MSC weekly honor
    Cumberland junior Erik Barron was voted Mid-South Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday after tossing a three-hit shutout in CU's 2-0 victory at Georgetown College Friday, April 29 in the opening round of the Mid-South Conference Baseball Championships.

    The San Jose, Calif., native walked two, struck out five and allowed just one runner past first base.

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  • SOFTBALL -- LHS sanctioned by TSSAA SOFTBALL -- LHS sanctioned by TSSAA

    Exhibition game violated rules
    Lebanon High's softball program will be back at full strength in time for the District 9-AAA tournament after 14 players and the head coach were penalized for violations of TSSAA regulations.

    LHS Principal Scott Walters confirmed Tuesday that first year head coach Chris Spurlock had been suspended from his coaching duties for two weeks for hosting an exhibition game featuring rising eighth graders from feeder programs at Winfree Bryant, Walter J. Baird and Carroll-Oakland middle schools.

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  • BASEBALL -- Tuesday prep results BASEBALL -- Tuesday prep results

    Lebanon 8, Riverdale 4
    MURFREESBORO -- Down 3-1 after four complete, Lebanon took control with a four spot in the top of the fifth inning for an 8-4 victory over Riverdale Tuesday at Jones Field, spoiling Senior Night for the Warriors.

    Middle infielders Bryce Lester and Nick Sanders each had two hits for the Blue Devils while first baseman Dalton Squires drove in a pair of runs.

    Freshman righthander Ben Vance picked up the decision with four innings of work.

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  • BASEBALL - WCHS hosts Bears BASEBALL - WCHS hosts Bears

    9-AAA game moved to 5 pm
    Fresh off Thursday's 13-2 road win over Warren County, Wilson Central will host Mt. Juliet 5 pm Friday in the Glade for the final meeting of their two-game district series. The contest was moved up two hours due to weather concerns.

    The Wildcats moved to 19-11 with the victory as Andrew Franklin drove in two runs with three hits and Dawson Hamilton had three RBI on a double and a single.

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SOFTBALL -- WHS falls to G-Ville | Watertown softball, Lebanon softball, Devilettes, Tigerettes, Shelby Hamlet,
SOFTBALL -- WHS falls to G-Ville

Thursday prep results
Alicia House went 4-for 4 while Shelby Hamlet, bailey Griffin and House all homered in Watertown softball's 11-9 loss to Gordonsville Thursday in South Carthage. The Tigerettes were scheduled to play Saturday, but the East Robertson games have been canceled.

WHS back in action Wednesday, May 4 to close out the season with a 4 p.m. make-up game at Goodpasture.

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SOCCER -- WCHS scores early | Prep soccer, District 9-AAA, Wilson Central, Wildcats, Lebanon, Blue Devils, soccer,
SOCCER -- WCHS scores early

Wilson Central 1, Lebanon 0
GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central celebrated Senior Night with a thrilling 1-0 home win over Lebanon Thursday, improving to 10-3 overall, 5-1 in District 9-AAA.
Brannon Ketelson scored for WCHS in the opening minute.

The Wildcats play at Shelbyville Central Saturday in a 7 pm match.

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AAU Devilettes win 3rd title | AAU basketball, Devilettes, Tennessee Devilettes, Campbell Brandon Gymnasium,
AAU Devilettes win 3rd title Read more...
TRACK -- LHS boys win 9-AAA title | Jeremy Claud, Lebanon High, Blue Devils, track & field, Clifton Tribble Field, District 9-AAA,
TRACK -- LHS boys win 9-AAA title

District 9-AAA Track
Boys final Standings
1) Lebanon 176
2) Beech 168
3) Wilson Central 119.50
4) Mt. Juliet 84
5) Station Camp 59
6) Gallatin 38.50
7) Hendersonville 35
8) Portland 5

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TRACK -- MJHS girls win 9-AAA title | track and field, Clifton Tribble Field, District 9-AAA, Hannah Spring,
TRACK -- MJHS girls win 9-AAA title

District 9-AAA Track
Girls final Standings
1) Mt. Juliet 135
2) Beech 104
3) Lebanon 86
4) Hendersonville 85
5) Wilson Central 79.50
6) Gallatin 78.50
7) Station Camp 65
8) Portland 18

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SOFTBALL -- LHS sweeps Watertown | Sarah Aubuchon, Lady Devils, Friendship Christian School, softball, Wilson Central softball, Mt. Juliet Christian Academy,
SOFTBALL -- LHS sweeps Watertown | Sarah Aubuchon, Lady Devils, Friendship Christian School, softball, Wilson Central softball, Mt. Juliet Christian Academy,
Aubuchon
SOFTBALL -- LHS sweeps Watertown

Aubuchon has 13 RBI Monday
Lebanon senior Sarah Aubuchon celebrated Senior Day in a big way with an incredible 13 RBI Monday as Lebanon swept a doubleheader from visiting Watertown 21-6 and 19-4.

Aubuchon drove in seven runs with a pair of homers and a single in the opener, then plated six more runs in the nightcap on the strength of an RBI double and a three-run homer.

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TENNIS -- CU's Sepulveda is MSC's best | Angelica Sepulveda, Tarsha de Souza, Jasmine Shankar, MSC, Mid-South Conference, tennis, Cumberland University, Phoenix,
TENNIS -- CU's Sepulveda is MSC's best | Angelica Sepulveda, Tarsha de Souza, Jasmine Shankar, MSC, Mid-South Conference, tennis, Cumberland University, Phoenix,
Sepulveda
TENNIS -- CU's Sepulveda is MSC's best

Conference Player of the Year
Cumberland senior Angelica Sepulveda was named Mid-South Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Year and Tarsha de Souza and Jasmine Shankar were both voted Second Team All-Mid-South Conference in a vote of league coaches announced Friday before the start of the conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.

Sepulveda has posted a 13-5 dual match singles record this spring and a 17-3 mark in doubles in duals with de Souza, reaching No. 9 in the latest Oracle/ITA NAIA Rankings, the highest ranking of her career.

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TRACK - King signs WC's Miller | Braidon Miller, track & field, shot put, disc, King University, Wilson Central High School,
TRACK - King signs WC's Miller | Braidon Miller, track & field, shot put, disc, King University, Wilson Central High School,
Miller
TRACK - King signs WC's Miller

NCAA Division II program
GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central track & field athlete Braidon Miller signed a National Letter of Intent last week with King University, an NCAA Division II program in Bristol.

Miller, the WCHS record holder in both the shot and discus, won both events earlier last week in the District 9-AAA championships and qualified for the Class AAA Spring Fling in 2015.

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Dickison voted first team All-MSC | Cumberland baseball, Phoenix, Woody Hunt, Cumberland University, Georgetown University, MSC, Mid-South Conference, baseball, Ryan Dickison, Stephen Fischer, Mike Melendez, Nick McGrew,
Dickison voted first team All-MSC | Cumberland baseball, Phoenix, Woody Hunt, Cumberland University, Georgetown University, MSC, Mid-South Conference, baseball, Ryan Dickison, Stephen Fischer, Mike Melendez, Nick McGrew,
Dickison
Dickison voted first team All-MSC

Tournament bumped up to Thursday
Cumberland senior outfielder Ryan Dickison was voted First Team All-Mid-South Conference and Stephen Fischer, Nick McGrew and Mike Melendez all garnered Second Team honors, as announced by the league office Wednesday in advance of the conference tournament that begins Thursday and Friday with best 2-of-3 series.

Dickison leads the Phoenix in almost every offensive statistical category, batting .339 in 53 contests with 12 doubles, four triples, six home runs, 48 RBIs and 38 runs scored.

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1,500 wins and counting | Ron Pavan, Woody Hunt, Cumberland baseball, Cumberland University, 1500 wins, Hall of Fame,
1,500 wins and counting | Ron Pavan, Woody Hunt, Cumberland baseball, Cumberland University, 1500 wins, Hall of Fame,
Woody Hunt
1,500 wins and counting

Phoenix 12, Campbellsville 1
LEBANON -- Gabe Lares posted three hits and five RBIs, helping Cumberland to a 12-2 victory over 16th-ranked Campbellsville giving head coach Woody Hunt his 1,500th career win Friday afternoon at Ernest L. Stockton Field-Woody Hunt Stadium.

Hunt has served as head coach at Cumberland for 35 seasons. The Danville, Ky., native has recorded 1,439 victories against four-year schools and 61 more in two years as a junior college coach at CU.

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Botts earns MSC character honor | Ryan Botts, Cumberland University, golf, Lebanon High School, Champions of Character,
Botts earns MSC character honor | Ryan Botts, Cumberland University, golf, Lebanon High School, Champions of Character,
Botts
Botts earns MSC character honor

Cumberland University's Ryan Botts was named the Mid-South Conference Men's Golf Champions of Character Award winner earlier this week during the conference tournament in Bowling Green, Ky.

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BASEBALL -- Lebanon & Central split | Wilson Central baseball, Lebanon High baseball, District 9-AAA, Brent Foster Field, Anthony Ford, Ryan Hill, Lathon Whittington, Daniel Holmes, Andrew Franklin, Friendship Christian baseball,
BASEBALL -- Lebanon & Central split

MJ Bears sweep Station Camp
LEBANON -- Lathon Whittington lifted a long two-out drive off the glove of a Wilson Central outfielder to tie the score and moments later scampered home from third on an overthrow as Lebanon High climbed off the deck to down the Wildcats 3-2 Wednesday at Brent Foster Field.

With the win, the Blue Devils split the season series with Central and improved to 17-9 overall, 5-3 in the district.

"It was ugly, but we found a way to get it done," said Blue Devil coach Eric Vetetoe.

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PERFECTION -- Petty hurls perfect game | Courtney Petty, Friendship Christian School, softball, Lady Commanders, Lady Devils, Brentwood softball, Wilson Central softball, Kaylee Richetto, Watertown, Watertown Tigerettes,
PERFECTION -- Petty hurls perfect game | Courtney Petty, Friendship Christian School, softball, Lady Commanders, Lady Devils, Brentwood softball, Wilson Central softball, Kaylee Richetto, Watertown, Watertown Tigerettes,
Petty
PERFECTION -- Petty hurls perfect game

Local softball at a glance
LEBANON -- Friendship Christian's Courtney Petty threw a perfect game against White House Heritage Tuesday afternoon, April 19 as the Lady Commanders won 3-0. Petty did not allow a base runner and struck out 14 as FCS improved to 25-7-1.

Friendship scored all three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning as Courtney Miles slammed a two-run homer -- dropping the Lady Patriots to 27-7 overall.

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LHS SPORTS -- Strickland signs with TNU | Caitlyn Strickland, Trevecca Nazarene University, Marc Engle, Lebanon High School, cross country, track and field,
LHS SPORTS -- Strickland signs with TNU | Caitlyn Strickland, Trevecca Nazarene University, Marc Engle, Lebanon High School, cross country, track and field,
Strickland
LHS SPORTS -- Strickland signs with TNU

Record-holding distance runner
Lebanon High senior Caitlyn Strickland signed an NCAA National Letter of Intent Friday, April 15 to continue her education and athletic career at Trevecca University in Nashville.

Trevecca is an NCAA Division II institution, affiliated with the Great Midwest Athletic Conference.

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Hall earns Lindsey Donnell Award | Chelsey Hall, Cumberland University basketball, Lindsey Donnell Award, Blackman High School, scholar athlete
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