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SOFTBALL -- LHS visits WCHS Wednesday

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Lady 'Cats top Mt. Juliet
The local softball schedule finds several district clashes on the horizon, none bigger than Lebanon at Wilson Central Wednesday afternoon. First pitch is set for 5 p.m. in Gladeville in the District 9-AAA contest.

Wilson Central scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning Tuesday and went on to record a 12-8 victory at Mt. Juliet High.

Eboni Jordan went 4-for-4 to lead Wilson Central's 15-hit attack. Kaylee Richetto and Claire Smith each drove in two runs.

Kailey Brimm slugged a pair of homers for the Lady Bears and finished with four RBI.

The Lady Wildcats went 3-2 over the Easter weekend in Murfreesboro's Lady Warrior Southern Classic -- slipping to 10-6 on the season.

Lebanon comes in 7-8 on the season following a 1-4 effort in the Lady Worrior Southern Classic.

LHS downed Bob Jones (Ala.) 4-1 in Friday's opener, then dropped four straight -- including heartbreakers to Wilson (Ala.) 4-3 and Independence 10-9.

Things don't get any easier for the Lady Devils as they are scheduled to host Mt. Juliet Thursday at 5 p.m. in another District 9-AAA contest.

Friday, April 1 action finds Wilson Central hosting Ravenwood at 5:15 p.m.

Watertown 14, Goodpasture 6
WATERTOWN -- Tigerette hitters combined for 22 hits in Tuesday afternoon's 14-6 home win over District 8-A rival Goodpasture.

Watertown broke open a 2-2 game with three runs in the fifth, three in the sixth and five in the bottom of the sixth.

Jada Moss led the hit parade with four hits, while Bailey Griffin, Alicia House, Amber Wright, Lauren Webster and Aaron Cherry eash had three hits.

House went the distance for the decision, scattering eight hits, walking one and striking out four.

FCS crushes Lipscomb Acd.
NASHVILLE -- Defending Division II-A state champion Friendship Christian wasted little time in Monday's 15-0 win over Lipscomb Academy in a neutral site game at Trevecca Nazarene University.

The Lady Commanders (9-3-1) jumped out to a 14-0 lead after just two innings, sending line drives to all corners of the field.

All told, FCS pounded out 17 hits in just three at bats and took advantage of three Mustang errors.

Coach Jody Atwood took his foot off the gas early, moving his runners station to station once the outcome was no longer in doubt.

Annalise Jarnigan led the Lady Commanders with four hits while Hannah Alexander finished with three.

Pitchers Courtney Petty and Clarissa Martin held the outmanned Mustangs hitless. Petty struck out four and Martin three.

Friendship plays at East Robertson Wednesday at 4 p.m. and will host DCA Thursday at 5 p.m.

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