Runs were hard to come by Thursday in a 2-0 Wilson Central win over Mt. Juliet.
Mt. Juliet’s Savannah Sanders and Central’s Morgan Powell kept the opposing offenses in check, but the Lady Wildcats were able to connect on a few chances.
The first came in the top of the fourth, as Brittany Wiseman led the inning off with a solo home run over the right field fence.
The Lady Wildcats extended the lead in the sixth when Katie Eakes smashed a RBI double.
Mt. Juliet had some chances, but couldn’t capitalize. The Lady Bears left eight on base in the game.
Despite the loss, Sanders finished with 11 strikeouts on the day. Powell got the shutout and struck out seven.
The two teams split their games during the regular season. Mt. Juliet won the first meeting 1-0. The teams are tied atop of District 9-AAA with a 4-1 record.
Mt. Juliet 21 Lebanon 0
Hardin Valley 5 Mt. Juliet 4
Mt. Juliet 9 Morristown West 9
Knox. Catholic 15 Mt. Juliet 14
Mt. Juliet 7 Seymour 4
Station Camp 4 Wilson Central 3
Wilson Central 4 Station Camp 2
Ravenwood 7 Wilson Central 3
Wilson Central 9 Coffee County 2
Gibbs 3 Mt. Juliet 2
Maryville 9 Mt. Juliet 2
Mt. Juliet 13 Grace Christian 0
Central 7 Friendship Christian 1
DCA 17 MJCA 0
MJCA 21 Community Christian 0