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TONIGHT'S LOCAL GIRLS HOOPS --

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Wilson Central, Watertown play in semis
Only two local girls basketball teams remain alive in region tournament play and both will be in action tonight.

District 9-AAA champion Wilson Central will take a record of 30-2 into a 7:30 pm Region 5-AAA semifinal game at Campbell Brandon Gymnasium against Rossview.

The Lady Wildcats led 50-21 on the way to a 65-27 victory over Kenwood in Friday's regional quarterfinal. Addison Byrd led all scorers with 19 points -- all in the first half.

The Lady Hawks improved to 19-10 on the season following Friday's 65-38 elimination of Beech in the regional quarterfinals.

Watertown's Tigerettes improved to 14-15 on the season with a 73-59 Region 4A quarterfinal victory over visiting Clay County Friday. Maria Allocco led WHS with 21 points and Mya Gaines added 13.

With the win, WHS will take on District 7-A champion Pickett County tonight (Monday) at 6 p.m.

Pickett County (27-2) reached the regional semifinals with a 69-34 victory over Trousdale County Friday.

The second game of the evening features Clarkrange versus Goodpasture at 7:30 p.m. Tonight's winners will play for the Region 4-A title Wednesday.

Clarksville 47, Mt. Juliet 39
MT. JULIET -- Clarksville High eliminated Mt. Juliet High's Lady Bears 47-39 in Friday's quarterfinal round of the Region 5-AAA tournament.

Leading 30-29 after three periods, CHS outscored their hosts 17-11 over the final eight minutes.

Freshman Emma Palmer led Mt. Juliet with 11 points while Julia Maki and Aaliyah Frazier each had nine points.

Mt. Juliet ended the season 16-12 overall; while Clarksville improved to 24-5 heading into Monday's 6 pm game against Station Camp at Lebanon's Campbell Brandon Gymnasium.

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