MT. JULIET -- Gordonsville needed a big fourth quarter to escape with a 39-33 win over the Mt. Juliet Christian Lady Saints Monday night.
MJCA had mounted a 25-20 lead after three periods, only to see Gordonsville close out the game on a 19-8 run.
MJ Christians Lynnze Ethridge led all scorers with 16 points. Shelby Leech drilled a pair of 3-pointers and finished with eight while Jessica Melvin had five. MJCA slipped to 5-6 with the loss.
The boys game found Gordonsville coming away with 58-47 victory in the nightcap. GHS led 17-9 after one and 30-17 at intermission.
Ben Wankel led MJCA with 23 points while Trevor West buried four 3-pointers and finished with 12 points. MJCA fell to 6-5 overall. The teams will be idle until a Jan. 3 contest at Boyd Christian
On Saturday, MJCA swept a pair of games in Murfreesboro against Providence Christian Academy.
The Lady Saints got 24 points from Ethridge en route to an easy 51-19 win.
Wankel had 23 points in the nightcap as the Saints rolled to a 55-30 victory.
(girls) Ezell-Harding 54, Friendship 45
ANTIOCH -- Friendship Christians Lady Commanders slipped to 1-4 on the season following Mondays 54-45 loss at Ezell-Harding Academy. FCS trailed 18-10 after one period and 33-24 at halftime.
Friendships Andi Morrisett led all scorers with 18 points and Deja Jones added 13.The Lady Commanders are scheduled to play Montgomery Central this (Wednesday) morning in a classic at East Literature Magnet in Nashville.
(boys) Friendship 60, Ezell-Harding 46
ANTIOCH -- Senior Dalton Patterson knocked down six 3-pointers and finished with 24points to lead Friendship Christian to a 60-46 victory at Ezell-Harding Monday night.
The Commanders improved to 4-1 overall after overcoming a one-point Ezell-Harding lead with a 19-4 fourth quarter run. Allen Heaston added 13 points for FCS while Sam Lancaster added five points.