Tuesday night prep basketball
Wilson Centralboys maintain 9AAA lead
PORTLAND -- Wilson Central remained atop the District 9AAA standings after Tuesday's 60-43 victory at Portland. The Wildcats, now 21-3 overall / 12-1 in the league, spread the wealth with three players in double figures -- Jacob Williams 19, Conner Brandon 12 and Blake Huffman 10.
WCHS will host Mt. Juliet Friday night with the winner claiming the 9AAA regular season title.
Wilson Central 45, Portland 34 (girls)
PORTLAND -- Pesky Portland led early, but Wilson Central got on track for a 45-34 victory over the Lady Panthers Tuesday night. Wilson Central climbed to 17-7 overall and 9-4 in 9AAA. Taylor Peterson had 19 points for the winners, Dominique St. Louis had 10 and Sydney Comer eight.
Watertown loses two to Gordonsville
WATERTOWN -- Gordonsville High swept a District 8A twinbill Tuesday night at Watertown. The Tigerettes came out on the short end of a 45-25 score in the opener as GHS improved to 6-1 in the league. Watertown, now 17-10 overall / 3-4, was led by nine points from Morgan Gartner and seven from Hailey Speck.
The boys game found the G-Men scoring a 63-50 victory over the cold-shooting Purple Tigers. Watertown shot only 28 percent from the field and slipped to 21-5 overall / 4-3 in the district. Josiah Smith led WHS with 10 points, Aaron Morgan and KeAnDre Bates had nine each while Nick Sackman had seven.
Watertown will close out the regular season Friday night at Trousdale County High.