Hulse struck out seven and allowed four hits, with no walks.
WCHS (12-8 overall / 6-1 in 9AAA) pushed across the only run of the game in the third inning when Hulse clipped Cullen Smith with two outs. Kyle Hubbuch followed with a single, moving Smith to second, then Reynolds Wehunt dropped a single into center to score Smith.
Bryce Lester and Jack McKeon had the only hits for LHS -- now 5-13 on the season.
The two teams will hook up Wednesday at Brent Foster Field. First pitch is set for 7 p.m.
Watertown downs TCHS 5-1HARTSVILLE -- Watertown's Dusty Meador struck out 10 batters and belted a key two-run double as the Purple Tigers scored a 5-1 victory at Trousdale County High Tuesday. With the win, Watertown took over second place in the District 8A standings with a 5-2 mark.
Meador started on the mound and went 6.1 innings, scattering three hits with no walks and allowed just one run. Justin Johnson got the last two outs in the seventh.
The Tigers took a 1-0 lead in the top of the second on a long homerun by Robert Caruthers, then scratched out two more runs in the third. Meador's double in the top of the seventh plated two insurance runs. Brannon Hill had two hits and scored twice for the winners.
Watertown, now 11-7-2 overall, returns to action Thursday with a 5 p.m. doubleheader vs. Westmoreland at Three Forks Park.
Mt. Juliet 9, Station Camp 4MT. JULIET -- Marshall Gei held Station Camp in check for five innings as Mt. Juliet held off the Bison 9-4 Wednesday in a District 9AAA baseball matchup. Gei (5-0) was perfect through five innings and finished with five strikeouts, and allowed just three hits in six innings of work.
Hunter Gilbert, Robby Amity and Alex Houser each had two hits for the Bears, who improved to 16-7 overall / 6-1 in District 9AAA. Houser drove in two runs and Gilbert scored three runs.
Mt. Juliet is scheduled to play at Station Camp Thursday.