Boys' basketball from Dec. 6
Beech 61, Lebanon 43
LEBANON Beech ripped nine 3-pointers and pulled away for a 61-43 victory over Lebanon Tuesday night at Campbell Brandon Gymnasium.
The Bucs got four 3-pointers and 20 points from Seth Brown as Beech improved to 7-1 on the season.
LHS was led by Zimmer Hunns 22 points (four 3-pointers) and 16 from Cameron High.
Lebanon (2-4 / 0-1) will host Hendersonville High Friday night.
Former Lebanon High basketball players, coaches and cheerleaders from the decade of 1960 - 1969 will be recognized during Friday nights LHS home doubleheader vs. District 9AAA rival Hendersonville High.
The inaugural Bring Back the Blue Devils Night, will include free admission for former athletes, coaches and cheerleaders who contact boys basketball coach Jim McDowell, either by phone at 347-2531 or send an email to him at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coach McDowell needs to know the years of participation.
The 1960s recognition will be held between games of the basketball doubleheader.
Wilson Central 65, Hendersonville 62
HENDERSONVILLE Wilson Central rallied for a 65-62 District 9AAA win at Hendersonville High Tuesday night.
The Wildcats, now 5-1 on the season, closed out the game on a 20-4 run overcoming a 43-37 Hendersonville lead going into the fourth quarter.
Dee Oldham had 24 points to lead WCHS while Jacob Williams knocked down four 3-pointers and finished with 15 points.
Wilson Central will visit Shackle Island Friday, Dec. 9 for a District 9AAA encounter with Beech.
Mt. Juliet Christian 59, Zion Christian 43
MT. JULIET Postman Ben Wankel had 19 points and Trevor West had 15 to lead Mt. Juliet Christian Academy to a 59-43 victory over visiting Zion Christian Tuesday night in TSSAA Division II East-Middle Region play.
MJCA, 4-3 overall and 1-1 in the region, led 31-22 at intermission and 49-31 headed into the fourth quarter.
The Saints will visit Watertown High Friday, Dec. 9.
Friendship Christian 56, Westmoreland 44
LEBANON Friendship Christians Allen Heaston scored 23 points to help lead the Commanders to a 56-44 victory over Westmoreland Tuesday at the Bay Family Sportsplex.
A pair of FCS football standouts, Dalton Patterson and Hunter Anderson had 12 and 10 points respectively as the Commanders bolted to a 15-5 lead and never looked back.
Friendship Christian will visit Clay County High Friday, Dec. 9.