|Wilson Co. prep baseball|
|Wednesday, March 18, 2009|
BLUE DEVILS DOWN WARREN CO.
McMINNVILLE -- Lebanon High improved to 3-0 on the season with a 10-1 victory over Warren County High Tuesday in District 7AAA baseball action.
The two teams will tangle tonight in a 6:30 p.m. game set for Veterans Field in the Baird Park Complex.
Daniel Harrison and Chase Hudson slugged back-to-back homers in the top of the second to help stake the Blue Devils to a 5-1 lead.
Soph Trevin Potter started on the mound and picked up the decision, going four innings. He scattered four hits and struck out four. Senior Craig Gann worked the final three innings, allowing no hits and striking out four.
Brandon Corley drove in three runs with a pair of singles. Brent Morris, Martin Mobley and Gann each had two hits for the winners.
WILSON CENTRAL (2-0) exploded for 21 runs on 16 hits Tuesday as the Wildcats went on the road and smoked Smyrna 21-5.
Smyrna and Central play tonight at 7 p.m. in Gladeville to close out the District 9AAA series.
Coach Anthony Ford’s team put the game on ice by scoring eight runs in both the second and seventh innings. Andrew Green drove in five runs while Joseph Tibbs chipped in with three hits.
Zach Phillips picked up the decision, going five innings, allowing six hits.
MT. JULIET -- Taylor Haydel (2-0) threw a one-hit shutout Tuesday as Mt. Juliet blanked Hendersonville High 5-0 Tuesday night. The Golden Bears improved to 3-0 on the season and will play the Commandos tonight at 7 p.m. at Drakes Creek Park.
Haydel struck out eight HHS batters, facing just 21 batters on 65 pitches. Hendersonville's lone hit came in the first inning and was later erased on a double play.
Logan Dalton and Haydel each had two hits and one RBI. Richie Hawkins had two hits and scored three times. Mt. Juliet totaled nine hits on the evening.
MT. JULIET -- The Saints of Mt. Juliet Christian Academy swept a pair of games Tuesday, defeating Class AAA Antioch High 7-5 and Franklin Christian 19-7.
MJCA improved to 2-1 on the season and will host Zion Christian Friday, March 20 at 4:15 p.m.
Drew Hutchison’s two-run single to right in the bottom of the sixth inning broke a 5-5 and proved to be the game-winning hit against the Bears.
Chris Frazier worked the final two innings in relief and picked up the win. Frazier and Hutchison combined to scatter nine hits and strike out six Antioch hitters.
The Saints reeled off 10 runs in the bottom of the fourth vs. Franklin Christian.
Aaron Webb worked the first four innings on the mound and got the win.