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WC girls, MJ boys host region games

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9-AAA champs Wilson Central

Lady 'Cats remain perfect
PORTLAND -- Wilson Central's girls and Mt. Juliet's boys will both host first round Region 5-AAA tournament games this weekend after play was completed Tuesday in the District 9-AAA tournament at Portland High.

Coach John Wild's Lady Wildcats stand 29-0 after thumping Beech 60-31 in Tuesday's championship game.

Addison Byrd led the way with 26 points, while Kendall Spray battled foul trouble and finished with 16 as Wilson Central led 20-11 after one quarter and 37-19 at half.

Wilson Central forced 17 Beech turnovers, which led to 11 points, and outrebounded the Lady Bucs 23 to 16.

WCHS will host Springfield, the No. 4 team out of District 10-AAA, Friday at 7 p.m. in the Region 5-AAA opener.

(boys) Station Camp 60, Mt. Juliet 37
PORTLAND -- Station Camp won the boys championship Tuesday night with a 60-37 victory over Mt. Juliet.

The Bison (31-1) pulled ahead 30-14 at intermission and were never threatened.

The Golden Bears (22-8) were led by J.R. Sanders with nine points, Tyler Faulkenberry eight and Christian Bell five.

Mt. Juliet will entertain Rossview Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Region 5-AAA opener.

First round winners will advance to Clarksville for the semifinal rounds next week.

LHS & MJ girls hit the road
Road games are on tap Friday for both the Mt. Juliet and Lebanon High girls teams as they open play in the Region 5-AAA tournament.

As the District 9-AAA No. 3 seed, Mt. Juliet will play at District 10-AAA runner-up Henry County Friday at 7 p.m.

Lebanon, the No. 4 team out of the district, plays at District 10-AAA champ Rossview at the same time.

Friday winners will advance to the region semifinals Monday at Clarksville High.

Post-season honors
WCHS Coach John Wild was named Girls Coach of the Year while Kendall Spray was voted MVP of both the District 9-AAA tournament and regular season.

Addison Byrd and Piper Elrod were named all-tournament along with Mt. Juliet's Karly Dyer and Lebanon's Kendra Brown.

Elrod and Byrd were named all-district along with Dyer and Tavie Bell of Mt. Juliet; and Lebanon's Bailey Sells.

Lebanon High's Jim McDowell was named Boys Coach of the Year.

MJ's Faulkenberry and Lebanon's Tay Jackson were named all-tournament.

All-District: Noah Mulaski, Kobe Neuble and Jackson from LHS.

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