|Wednesday's WCIT results|
|Monday, March 18, 2013|
CENTRAL SWEEPS TWO GAMES --
Lefty A.J. Franklin (2-0) struck out 14 batters in a 3-0 victory over Macon County in the opener. The Wildcats pushed across three in the bottom of the first and Franklin did the rest -- allowing just three hits.
In the nightcap, Braxton McFarlin ripped a walk-off double in the bottom of the seventh for a 1-0 victory over White House High. Starter Kyle Hubbuch (1-1) went the distance for the shutout -- scattering five hits and striking out six.
WCHS (3-3 overall) is idle Thursday in the WCIT, but the 'Cats are slated to host Clarksville High in a 6 p.m. game Friday -- followed by a 10 a.m. game Saturday vs. Marshall County (KY).
FRIENDSHIP SQUEEZES PAST HHS --
Stefan Remus struck out 13 batters in eight innings of work and squeezed in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning with the bases loaded.
The game was scoreless until Hendersonville broke the ice with one run in the fourth. Hendersonville scored on a groundout by Wordlaw.
It didn't take long for FCS to answer as it scored two runs of its own in the fifth on a two-run single by Michael Hawks. Hawks worked the final two innings on the mound and picked up the win in relief.
Caleb Snider had a pair of hits for the winners in five trips to the plate.
Friendship Christian improved to 2-4 with the victory and is scheduled to host ezell-Harding Academy Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in another WCIT pool game.
LEBANON FALLS TO CPA --
The Blue Devils (2-3) were their own worst enemy with five errors and four hit batsmen against CPA.
Christ Presbyterian took a 6-0 lead, only to see LHS battle back and tie the contest at 8-all, before CPA broke loose in the late innings.
Eddie McDaniels and Bryce Lester each had two hits and two RBI in the loss while Jack McKeon was 2-for-2 and was twice hit by a pitch.
Jay Pittman had a pair of hits and Jackson Arnold drove in two runs with two infield outs.
LHS is scheduled to host White House Thursday at 7 p.m. at Brent Foster Field in another WCIT pool game.
TUESDAY NIGHT ACTION -- Lebanon High improved to 2-2 on the season with a 9-6 victory over Nashville's M.L. King at Brent Foster Field.
Designated hitter Jay Pittman went 2-for-2 with two RBI while leftfielder Taylor Bryan added two hits and an RBI.
Soph Caleb Young, the fourth of six Blue Devil pitchers, worked one inning and picked up the win. Ninth grader Bryce Lester worked the seventh inning and picked up the save.
FCS blanks Watertown --
Swindoll struck out 10 Purple Tigers as the Commanders improved to 1-4 on the season.
Tanner Rowland and Dusty Meador had the only two hits for Watertown (1-2).