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Watertown 58, MJ Christian 22
WATERTOWN -- Brenna Luttrell paced three double-digit scorers with 16 points Tuesday as Watertown opened the season with a 58-22 home win over Mt. Juliet Christian in a TSSAA Hall of Champions matchup.
Luttrell knocked down two 3-pointers and went 6-of-6 at the charity stripe as the Tigerettes took a 9-2 lead and never trailed.
Maria Allocco had 12 and McKenna George 11 for the winners.
MJ Christian was led by eight points from Amelia Lyons and five from Marcella Gallione. Caroline Hibbett had four and Caitlyn Smith three.
Watertown will be back in action Saturday with a 6 p.m. home game vs. Dekalb County.
The Lady Saints are scheduled to host Gordonsville Tuesday, Nov. 22 in a 6 p.m. twinbill.

Wilson Central 58, Summit 32
THOMPSON'S STATION -- Wilson Central opened the game with a 13-4 run and cruised to a 58-32 victory at Summit High Tuesday in a TSSAA Hall of Champions contest.
Recent Carson-Newman signee Addison Byrd led the Lady Wildcats with 26 points -- including five 3-pointers in the season-opener.
Piper Elrod knocked down three 3-pointers and finished with 16 and Anna Altman added seven.
Wilson Central will be back in action Thursday, Nov. 17 for a 6:30 p.m. home game with Nashville McGavock.

Portland 46, Friendship 41
LEBANON -- Steady Portland held off a late Friendship Christian comeback try in Tuesday's 46-41 win over the Lady Commanders at the Bay Family Sportsplex.
Frist year FCS coach Jeremy Hawks saw his squad get off to a 16-11 first quarter lead, them fade in the second and third periods as the Lady Panthers bulit a 33-27 lead leaded into the final eight minutes.
The Lady Commanders outscored their guests 14-13 in the fourth quarter, but came up five points short.
Friendship's Ashlyn Pittman led all scorers with 19 points. Her sister Hailey chipped in with 12 and Autumn Groves added five.
Mac Craddock led Portland with 15 and Haley Dickens had 10 points.
FCS is scheduled to play at Davidson Academy Monday, Nov. 21 in a 6 p.m. contest.

Lebanon 52, Hunters Lane 19
LEBANON -- Eleven different Devilettes broke into the scoring column in Lebanon's 52-19 TSSAA Hall of Champions win over Nashville Hunters Lane Tuesday at Campbell Brandon Gymnasium.
Lebanon High broke on top 15-4 after one period and moved ahead 29-6 at intermission.
Post Caleah Shannon led the way with eight points. Zyrina Neuble, Keionna Britton and Maleigha Oldham each had seven points while Katie Smith and Allissa Mulaski had five apiece.
Lebanon will be back in action Tuesday, Nov. 22 at Shelbyville Central High.

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