LHS sweeps champs

Watertown outlasts Gordonsville in five
Sep 18, 2013


Lebanon swept visiting Friendship Christian on Wednesday, taking down the two-time state champions 25-17, 25-19, 25-23.

Tatum Thompson led Lebanon with 32 assists, four digs, two kills and two aces while Alex Britt banged out 13 kills, 10 digs, two aces and an assist; Kelsey Yarbrough nine kills, five blocks and three digs; Bri Clemmons 12 kills and three digs and Megan Brown 17 digs.

Alex Sealy led the Lady Commanders with 17 kills and eight digs while Sam Finley added eight digs and four kills, Savannah Robinson six kills and an ace, Morgan Vallett four kills and an ace, Libby Nave 16 digs and Kendall Tipton two aces.

The Lady Commanders were coming off a 25-13, 25-11, 25-11 home win over East-Middle District rival Mt. Juliet Christian on Tuesday at FCS' Bay Family Sportsplex.

Lauren Wankel led the Lady Saints with eight digs, six kills and two blocks while Meredith Orr added 12 assists and April Bennett two aces as Mt. Juliet Christian slipped to 6-8.

"Friendship is extremely talented and we did not play well at all," Mt. Juliet Christian coach Bridget Bass said. "Hopefully, we can come out Thursday night [against Lighthouse Christian] and play better."

Lebanon will travel to Wilson Central today for a 6 p.m. District 9-AAA varsity match. The freshmen will serve off at 4 and the junior varsity at 5.

Friendship is off until a Monday trip to Stewarts Creek, a first-year school in the Smyrna-Blackman area of Rutherford County.


Watertown outlasts Gordonsville in five


WATERTOWN — Host Watertown and District 8-A rival Gordonsville went the distance in a 19-25, 25-23, 20-25, 26-24, 15-13 victory for the home team Tuesday.

Paige Mock finished with 15 kills, 12 digs and three aces while Mary Holden had 11 digs, six kills and an ace; Katie Dalton eight kills, two aces and a dig; Allison Bouton 18 digs and an ace, Brandie Hill eight kills and a dig, Emily Gleason six digs and five kills, Virginia Lea nine digs and a kill, Victoria Foster 12 digs and Bailey Griffin two aces.


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