GLADEVILLE — Julia Duggan scored four second-half goals to lift Mt. Juliet past Wilson Central 5-2 Tuesday night.
Nataya Wade scored in the 12th minute off an assist by Marileigh Mabry for a 1-0 Lady Bear halftime lead.
Duggan scored in the third, fifth, 35th and 38th minutes of the second half on three assists by Chandler Scott and one by Nikki Blais.
Wilson Central scored in the 23rd and 25th minutes of the second half on free kicks.
Sarah Carter collected six saves for the Lady Bears, who pulled even at 3-3 for the season and 2-2 in District 9-AAA. Central slipped to 1-2, 0-1.
"We played really well tonight," Mt. Juliet coach Ryan Hill said. "For most of the game we did a good job controlling the pace and tempo.
"Wilson Central went on a run in the second half when they scored their two goals, but we came back to take the momentum away from them in the last 10 minutes. I was proud of the way our girls battled. It's always special to get a win against Wilson Central."
Mt. Juliet will travel to Station Camp on Thursday for a 6 p.m. game.
Graham leads Lady Wildcats to opening road win
NASHVILLE — Molly Graham scored three second-half goals Monday as Wilson Central won its first road game of the season 4-1 at Overton.
Graham converted an assist from sophomore Faith Jennings into Central's second goal of the afternoon. The senior midfielder scored twice more, including one on a 20-yard breakaway.
Freshman Kaitlyn McBrien scored Central's first goal off a deflection by an Overton defender.
Goalie Jamie Rainbolt tallied three saves for the Lady Wildcats.
Central posted a tie and two triumphs in the Lebanon Jamboree to take first place. The Lady Wildcats lost at home to Oakland in a bruising 5-0 season opener.
Wall, Mahabir lead Lady Saints to road victory
SEWANEE — Amanda Wall and Allison Mahabir scored three goals apiece Tuesday as Mt. Juliet Christian posted an 8-2 East-Middle District win at St. Andrew's-Sewanee.
The Lady Saints scored four goals in each half, leading 4-0 at halftime, as they improved to 3-2.
Marcella Gallione added two scores for the Lady Saints, who had two assists each from Mahabir and Wall and one from Gallione.
Olivia Gonzales totaled 10 saves for the Lady Saints.
"This was the best game I have seen my girls play," first-year Mt. Juliet Christian coach Heather Anderson said. "Each player implemented the skills we have practiced, communicated with each other and played together as one."
Katelyn Howard had both goals for the Lady Lions, who fell to 1-4.
Mt. Juliet Christian will play host to McGavock at 4 p.m. Thursday.