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Trousdale rains threes on MJCA
Nov 28, 2012 12:00 am
From staff reports
HARTSVILLE — Trousdale County's girls dropped 10 three-pointers on Mt. Juliet Christian in the Lady Jackets' 65-33 victory Monday night.
Afterward, Trousdale's boys hit Mt. Juliet Christian from inside and outside as the Yellow Jackets took a 65-46 victory.
Hannah Gregory, with 15 points, and Sydney Shoulders, 11, each drained three triples for the Lady Jackets. Ashley Cornwell, who finished with 10 points, and Paige Carr each connected for two.
The Lady Jackets led 25-3 following the first quarter, 35-18 at halftime and 61-23 through three periods.
Lynnze Ethridge led the Lady Saints with 14 points while Lauren Wankel notched nine, Amanda Wall four, Shelby Leech a three, Alyssa Welch two and Liz Russ a free throw.
Trousdale's boys buzzed to a16-7 first-quarter lead and went into halftime ahead 40-15.
"We sleptwalked the first half," Mt. Juliet Christian coach Paul Christensen said after his Saints joined the girls at 1-3. "We didn't come ready to play."
Dylan Hurst hammered home 21 points from the post for Trousdale County. Cody Sircy scored 16 points and Christian Lauderdale 11 as each tossed in two three-pointers.
Jackson Harrell hit three triples in leading Mt. Juliet Christian with 13 points while Brandon Wall added 11 on two from downtown. Trevor West and Zach Jones each added eight points, Alex Graves five and Gilbert Russ a free throw.
Mt. Juliet Christian will host Carroll Academy at noon Wednesday before the MJCA student body.
McClain boys fall to Madison Academy
McClain Christian's boys dropped a 53-47 decision to Madison Academy on Monday night as the Bulldogs dropped to 0-4.
Austyn Laude led McClain with 16 points while Brandon Fox fired in 13. Weston Rountree racked up 16 rebgounds.
"We lost a tough one tonight," McClain coach Tony McLeod said. "Bad defense, turnovers and a low shooting percentage were all factors.
"Hopefully, we can get on the winning track [tonight]."
McClain will travel to Providence Christian tonight for a girls/boys double header at 6 p.m.
Jobe leads Tigers to Classic sweep
Watertown's boys remained undefeated with a two-game sweep of the Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial Thanksgiving Classic at Lebanon's Campbell Brandon Gym/Hester Gibbs Court last weekend.
The Purple Tigers topped Smith County 63-41 last Friday and improved to 4-0 with a 61-48 win over Moore County on Saturday.
Watertown broke a 14-14 first-quarter tie against Smith County to lead 30-26 at halftime before breaking the game open with a 14-3 third period to go up 44-29.
Ty Jobe's 18 points, including three 3-pointers, and nine rebounds paced the Purple Tigers. Ethan Moss nailed four triples for his 12 points while Josiah Smith supplied eight points, four assists and five steals.
Macieo Gaines scored seven points. Dylan Speck secured six rebounds as he and Kyle Oakley each added six points. Zach Edwards finished with four points and Nolan Allison and Nick Sackman a free throw apiece. Ben Bain took down five rebounds.
Against Moore County, the Tigers pounced on the Raiders for a 17-7 first-quarter lead. It was 32-21 at halftime and 50-38 going into the fourth.
Jobe sank five triples on his way to 25 points and nine rebounds. Smith supplied 14 points, 11 caroms and five assists while Gaines added 11 points, four assits and five steals.
Sackman finished with four points, Allison a three and Speck ad Bain two apiece.
Watertown will host Hendersonville Christian tonight with the girls tipping off at 6 p.m.
LEBANON at Siegel, 6 p.m.
Hendersonville Christian at WATERTOWN, 6 p.m.
MT. JULIET at Antioch, 6:30 p.m.
MCCLAIN CHRISTIAN at Providence Christian, 6 p.m.