|LHS sweeps Gallatin Friday|
|Friday, February 3, 2012|
Lebanon High's basketball program turned the page after 57 years at Campbell Brandon Gym / Hester Gibbs Court with a pair of rousing victories Friday night over longtime rival Gallatin. Friday's contest marked the final regular season games at the old building.
The Devilettes dusted Gallatin 48-24 in the opener, running out to a 13-0 lead and never looking back.
The Blue Devils rode a 23-performance from post man Cameron High for a 53-39 victory over the slumping Green Wave. Senior Zimmer Hunn hit for 19, including the final regular season basket in the old building.
Elsewhere in Wilson County Friday night, Mt. Juliet Christian Academy's girls dusted off Riverside Christian from Fayetteville 49-18 behind 15 points from Lynnze Ethridge. The lady Saints improved to 11-13 overall.
In the nightcap at MJCA, the Saints rolled to a 66-46 win over Riverside as Trevor West popped for 21 points, including three 3-pointers. MJCA stands 14-9 overall / 7-4 in the Middle-East region of Division II.
Over at Friendship Christian, the Watertown Tigerettes pulled out a hard-fought 45-34 victory over the Lady Commnders Friday. WHS got double-digit scoring from Hailey Speck with 15, Morgan gartner with 14 and Jordan Brewington 12 on four 3-pointers. FCS was led by eight points each from Deja Jones and Kristian Watkins.
In the nightcap, No. 3-ranked Friendship slipped past a determined Watertown team 51-48 as Dalton Patterson led the way with 18 points. Mark Sandoval added 13. The Purple Tigers were led by 20 from KeAnDre Bates and 11 from Ty Jobe.
Mt. Juliet's Caya Williams broke the 2,500 point barrier for her carrer with an 18-point effort in Friday's 59-15 victory over Hendersonville.
The Golden Bears suffered their second consecutive defeat, this one a 54-42 loss at the hands of Hendersonville. Caleb Chowbay was the only MJ player in double figures with 19 points.
Wilson Central's boys moved into sole possession of first place in District 9AAA with a 82-61 win over Station Camp. Jacob Williams had 26 points as the Wildcats improved to 20-3 overall and 11-2 in District 9AAA.
Station Camp's girls defeated Wilson Central 55-53 in Friday night's opener, placing three players in double figures. Central was outscored 14-11 in the fourth quarter. Sydney Vanlandingham led the Lady Wildcats with 19 points.