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.
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.