Central downs Rossview
GLADEVILLE -- Host Wilson Central held off a late Rossview run for a 58-47 win over the Hawks in Saturday's Wilson County Showcase.
The Wildcats, now 11-7 overall, went 11-for-11 at the free throw line in the final eight minutes to clinch the victory.
Colt Booth finished with 20 points for Central while Zay Kern had eight and Kito Aruh seven.
On Friday night, the Wildcats went on the road for a 57-39 victory at Portland.
Kene Aruh led the way with 13 points, Naz Czeskleba and Booth each had 11.
Central plays at Mt. Juliet Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Wilson Central 57, Portland 39
PORTLAND -- Wilson Central took a commanding 18-3 lead and went on to roll past Portland 57-39 Friday in a District 9-AAA contest.
Kene Aruh led the Wildcats with 13 points while Cole Booth and Naz Czeskleba each had 11.
Wilson Central improved to 3-2 in the district with the win.
Mt. Juliet 63, Beech 53
SHACKLE ISLAND -- Mt. Juliet's 16-6 third quarter run broke open a 21-all halftime score in Saturday's 63-53 District 9-AAA victory at Beech High.
Senior guard Terrell Wilson fired in 19 points to lead the Golden Bears (12-7 / 4-2 district) to the win.
Issac Stephens added 12 while Jordan Lockridge chipped in with seven points.
One night earlier the Golden Bears rolled to a 75-58 win over Station Camp behind a 22-point effort from J.R. Sanders.
A senior guard, Sanders pumped in five 3-pointers while post man Trey Pruitt added 12 and Stephens finished with 10.
Lebanon 53, Dickson Co. 46
GLADEVILLE -- Lebanon upped its record to 11-6 on the season following a 53-46 victory over Dickson County Saturday in the Wilson County Showcase at Wilson Central High.
Cameron Oliver, Noah Mulaski and Eddie Jackson each had 15 points for the Blue Devils -- improving to 11-6.
Lebanon is scheduled to play at Portland Tuesday, Jan. 17.
Lebanon 53, Beech 50
SHACKLE ISLAND -- JaKeese Turner's only points of the game came on a pair of free throws with 10 seconds remaining in regulation to help preserve Lebanon's 53-50 win at Beech Friday.
Four Blue Devils scored in double figures -- including junior post Eddie Jackson with 13 points.
Noah Mulaski found the range for three 3-pointers as he and David Covile each finished with 12 points.
Ninth grader Jeremiah Hastings knocked down two 3-pointers and chipped in with 10 as the Blue Devils snapped a three-game losing streak -- moving to 3-2 in the district.
Friendship 59, Donelson Christian 42
LEBANON -- Red-hot Friendship Christian stretched its winning streak to six consecutive games following Friday's 59-42 victory over Donelson Christian at the Bay Family Sportsplex.
Down 14-12 after one quarter, the Commanders went on a 21-6 second quarter run and led 33-20 headed into halftime.
Joe Greenwood paced FCS with 19 points while Zach Blair had 16 and Jake Blair 10.
Brady Stovall chipped in with six points while Hanley Sobieszczyk, Nolan Painter, Ashton Young and Gregory Elliott had two points apiece.
With the win, the Commanders improved to 10-7 overall and 3-0 in the East-Middle District.
Watertown 100, Eagleville 61
EAGLEVILLE -- Watertown raced to a 60-32 halftime lead Saturday and went on to pummel host Eagleville 100-61.
Six Purple Tigers broke into double figures led by 20 from Seth Price.
Austin Lasater connected on three 3-pointers for his 13, Preston Tomlinson added 12 while Brandon Allison (two 3's), Heath Price and Vonte Bates all had 10 points.
All told, 12 Watertown players scored as the squad went 39-of-68 from the field (57 percent) and created 12 turnovers.
Blake Borcherding controlled the boards with 11 rebounds.
WHS improved to 16-3 with the lopsided win headed into a Tuesday, Jan. 17 boys-only game at Merrol Hyde.
Watertown 95, Trousdale Co. 66
WATERTOWN -- Seth Price led the way with 23 points and Preston Tomlinson added 21 Friday night as Watertown celebrated "Coming Home" with a 95-66 victory over visiting Trousdale County.
WHS broke open a close game with a 22-13 third quarter run, moving to 2-1 in District 8-A.
Austin Lasater had 13 and Ty Love 10 for the winners.