|Local teams earn sectional games|
|Thursday, May 17, 2012|
5AAA BASEBALL: MJ 9, Rossview 1
Kyle Smith drove in six runs with a pair of homers and a single as the Golden Bears improved to 37-4 on the season. MJ junior Campbell Scholl (5-0) threw a two-hitter with five strikeouts.
Mt. Juliet will host Nashville Overton Friday at 7 p.m. -- with the winner advancing to the BlueCross Spring Fling next week in Murfreesboro.
5AAA SOFTBALL: MJ 9, Beech 5
The victory upped Mt. Juliet's record to 34-13-1 and sets up a TSSAA Sectional game Friday at home vs. Nashville Overton -- an 18-0 loser to Ravenwood Wednesday in the 6AAA finals.
Down 2-0, Mt. Juliet batted around in the top of the second for a 5-2 lead. Madison Taylor paced the offense with three RBI on a homer and a single.
4A BASEBALL: FCS 5, Jackson Co. 0
The Commanders improved to 36-2 on the season and sets up a 6:30 p.m. home game Friday in the TSSAA Sectionals against Boyd-Buchanan.
4A SOFTBALL: FCS 11, Watertown 1
The Lady Commanders (24-14) will host Silverdale Saturday at 10 a.m. due to Silverdale holding graduation on Friday.
Watertown (17-15) will play at Chattanooga Grace Baptist at 6:30 p.m. Central.
Tana Whited had three homers and three RBI for FCS while Hunter Holland threw a four-hitter -- striking out five.
Jamie Reed had a pair of hits for the Tigerettes.