CENTRAL TOPPLES COOKEVILLE
GLADEVILLE -- Wilson Central knocked off previously undefeated Cookeville 55-46 Tuesday night at home. The Wildcats, now 4-1 overall, broke open a 12-all game early in the second quarter and led 26-20 at intermission, 36-31 after three periods.
Jacob Williams placed the Wildcats with 20 points, Ben Palmer added 10 and Blake Huffman chipped in with eight points.
Cookeville (7-1) was led by post man Lucas Ledbetter with 17 points. WCHS will host District 9AAA rival Hendersonville Friday, Dec. 7.
WATERTOWN MOVES TO 7-0
GAINESBORO -- Macieo Gaines Gaines had 16 points while Hunter Warren added 13 as Watertown remained undefeated at 7-0 with a 57-50 basketball victory at Jackson County High Tuesday night. Watertown led 24-17 after one period and 42-30 at intermission.
Gaines drilled 7-of-8 shots from the field and Warren knocked down three 3-pointers. Ty Jobe contributed eight points, seven rebounds and five assists.
The Purple Tigers will host Monterey High Friday, Dec. 7.
MT. JULIET 62, RIVERDALE 56
MURFREESBORO -- Sophomore Nolan Chowbay nailed a couple of 3-pointers and finished with 19 points as Mt. Juliet defeated Riverdale Tuesday night 62-56 at Johnny Parsley Gym.
The Golden Bears, now 3-3 overall, also got 19 points from post man Daniel Schroder. Reagan Johnson added 12 and James Womack chipped in with six.
Mt. Juliet hosts District 9AAA rival Lebanon Friday, Dec. 7.
MJCA 75, PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN 53
MURFREESBORO -- Mt. Juliet Christian Academy improved to 4-3 on the season following Tuesday night's 75-53 victory at Providence Christian. Post man Zach Jones led the Saints with 22 points while Trevor West and Jackson Harrell each fired in 16.
MJ Christian will go on the road Friday, Dec. 7 to Bell Buckle to take on The Webb School.
FRIENDSHIP 55, WESTMORELAND 47
WESTMORELAND -- Allen Heaston poured in 22 points Tuesday night to lead Friendship Christian to a 55-47 road win at Westmoreland High.
FCS improved to 1-1 with the victory, and now that the football season is over, competed with a full compliment of players as nine Commander football players joined the squad.
Zac Anderson added 11 for the Commanders while Anthony Williams and Andrew Wood had six points apiece.
Friendship Christian travels to Battle Ground Academy Thursday for a 7:30 p.m. boys-only contest.