MARYVILLE -- Wilson Central's basketball teams picked up a pair of wins Thursday in the opening round of the Athletic House / Russell Christmas Tournament.
Coach Bud Brandon's Lady Wildcats downed Knox Halls 56-44 behind a 21 point performance from Dominique St. Louis. Kendall Spray added 14 and Hannah Brewer 12.
Leading 16-13 after one quarter, Wilson Central (6-1) went on a 15-7 run to take a 31-20 lead into intermission.
The Lady Wildcats will play host Heritage High later this afternoon.
(boys) Wilson Central 73, Morristown East 43
MARYVILLE -- Jacob Williams drilled three 3-pointer on the way to 25 points in Thursday's 73-43 victory over Morriston East in the opening round of the Athletic House / Russell Christmas Tournament.
The Wildcats, now 4-3 on the season, picked up 10 points from Jon Rosshirt and nine from Casey Brandon -- who bagged three 3-pointers.
Wilson Central will play Knox Halls later today in the tournament semifinals.