|Wilson Co. prep softball|
|Wednesday, March 18, 2009|
LHS, MJ SUFFER DISTRICT LOSSES
LEBANON -- Warren County came up with three runs in the top of the seventh to take a 4-1 victory over Lebanon Tuesday night at Baird Park in the District 7AAA softball opener for both teams.
LHS dropped to 1-2 on the season and will be on the road Thursday for a 6 p.m. district contest at White County High in Sparta.
Anna Mullis was tagged with the loss, allowing three earned runs on 10 hits. She struck out six and didn’t walk a batter. Shortstop Kelly McKeon had a hit and scored Lebanon’s only run. Kathryn Ludwikowski and Kelsey Blackburn had the only other hits for the home team.
HENDERSONVILLE -- Mt. Juliet High fell to 1-1 on the season with a 5-1 loss at District 9AAA rival Beech High Tuesday. Lindsey Haliburton was tagged with the loss, allowing three earned runs on eight hits. Brittnie Goins drove in Mt. Juliet’s only run with an RBI double in the top of the seventh.
MTSCA TOURNAMENT -- Softball teams from Mt. Juliet and Watertown High Schools will be among 40 squads participating in the annual Middle Tennessee Softball Coaches Association Tournament this weekend at Heritage Park in Clarksville.
Each team will play pool games Friday and Saturday before heading into the elimination portion of the bracket.
Coach Kacey Pedigo’s Lady Bears of Mt. Juliet High will play Rossview High Thursday at 4 p.m.
MJHS plays Knox Central Friday at 5:30 p.m. then will turn around and play Clarksville High Friday at 7 p.m. Mt. Juliet then closes out pool play Saturday with 10:30 a.m. contest vs. Franklin County.
Watertown, coached by Brandy Baird, will take on Henry County High Friday at 5:30 p.m., the play Nashville Hume-Fogg Friday evening at 8:30 p.m..
On Saturday, March 21, Watertown plays Hickman County High at 9 a.m.
Also on Thursday, Watertown will host Mt. Juliet Christian Academy in a District 8A twinbill. First pitch is set for 4:30 p.m. at Three Forks Park.