Mt. Juliet edged LaVergne 1-0 in season-opening girls' soccer action Monday night.
Riley Wendling scored 14 minutes into the game and Morgan Houser had seven saves for the Lady Bears.
"We played really well in the first half and had multiple chances to score," Mt. Juliet coach Ryan Hill said. "In the second half, LaVergne had chances and had one goal called back because of offsides.
"Overall, our defense played really well tonight."
Mt. Juliet will open its District 9-AAA schedule at 5 p.m. Thursday at Beech.