LAFAYETTE — Playing for the second time in less than 24 hours, Lebanon’s girls picked up a 47-33 road victory at Macon County on Saturday afternoon.
After losing at Wilson Central on Friday, Lebanon led last year’s Class AA state runner-up 12-10 following the first quarter, 21-15 at halftime and 36-21 going into the fourth as the Devilettes improved to 3-5.
Madison Sloan led Lebanon with 19 points while Jordyne Denney scored seven, Morgan Bruce five, Kelsey Yarbrough four, Jameka Dowell three; Kristen Dedman, Ireland Elie, Taylor Lebo and Bailey Sells two apiece and Destinee Rushing a free throw.
Bailey Driver dropped in 10 points for Macon County.
Lebanon will play host to Shelbyville at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Campbell Brandon Gym/Hester Gibbs Court.
Lady Wildcats hold off Arlington
GLADEVILLE — Wilson Central’s girls turned back a third-quarter challenge from visiting Arlington to post a 53-46 victory Saturday afternoon.
The Lady Wildcats led 21-11 in the first quarter and 29-17 at halftime before the visitors from West Tennessee cut the margin to 39-37 going into the fourth as Central improved to 5-1.
Kendall Spray sank three 3-pointers in leading the Lady Wildcats with 19 points while Hannah Brewer bagged a pair of treys en route to 10. Rachel Burkett and Dominique St. Louis each scored seven, Hailey Averitt five, Kayla Jackson three and Piper Elrod two.
Central will travel to Maryville later this week for the Heritage [High] Christmas Tournament. The Lady Wildcats will begin their three-day stay with a 6 p.m. CST game against Halls on Thursday. They’ll play either Morristown East or Sequoyah on Friday with Heritage, Claiborne County, Austin-East or Greenback waiting Saturday.
Tigerettes fall to Pickett County
WATERTOWN — Watertown’s girls fell short 55-51 to Pickett County on Saturday.
The visiting Lady Bobcats led 13-9 following the first quarter, 27-23 at halftime and 39-33 through three periods.
Jayna Ferrell tossed in 20 points and Tristan McClellan 10 for Pickett.
Shelby Mofield sank three 3-pointers to pace the Tigerettes with nine points while Bobbi Staats scored seven and Jenna Haun six on a pair of threes. Mya Gaines finished with five points; Bay Cole, Alicia Jennings and Dae Dae Nunley four each and Katie Dalton and Mya Huddleston three apiece.
After last night’s trip to Monterey, the Tigerettes are off until their Christmas tournament Dec. 26-28.
MJCA girls outlast Red Boiling Springs
MT. JULIET — Mt. Juliet Christian’s girls outlasted Red Boiling Springs 29-24 in a Saturday night defensive struggle.
The Lady Saints led 10-2 following the first quarter, 14-13 at halftime and 17-15 through three as they improved to 9-4.
Lauren Wankel’s 13 points led the Lady Saints while Amanda Wall scored seven, Meredith Orr four, Carly Hummel three and Caroline Scott two.
The teams will meet in a Friday-night rematch at Red Boiling Springs with tipoff set for 6 p.m.