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MJ, Central pick up wins at Wilson County Invitational PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

(from The Wilson Post)

Mt. Juliet High’s baseball team will open District 9AAA play Tuesday night with a road trip to Gallatin High. First pitch is set for 7 p.m. at the Gallatin Municipal Park.

Coach Jim Carter’s team improved to 8-2 on the season following a couple of wins in the Wilson County Invitational tournament.

On Saturday, Hunter Gilbert drove in Cody Carr with the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth as the Golden Bears defeated Clarksville 6-3. Carr added a two-run double in the sixth inning.

Zack Austin (2-0) earned the win out of the bullpen, going 4.1 innings, giving up only two hits and no runs. Brandon Smith picked up the save by getting the final out in the seventh with the tying run at the plate.

On Friday, Mt. Juliet run-ruled Marshall County, KY. 10-0 as Austin Smith (1-1) pitched a five-inning two-hitter.

Mt. Juliet put the game on ice with seven runs in the bottom of the second inning. Robby Amity had a big day at the plate with three RBI while Carr and Chris Johnston had two hits each.

Central goes 4-0 

WC 3 Macon Co. 1

MC 000 000 0 - 0 3 1 

WC 300 000 X - 3 7 2

W: A.J. Franklin (2-0) 7 IP, 3H, 14K

Malone Smith 2-3, R, RBI

Kyle Hubbuch 1-3, R, 2B, RBI

Cullen Smith 2-3, RBI

WC 1 White House 0

WH 000 000 0 - 0 5 0

WC 000 000 1 - 1 4 2

W: Kyle Hubbuch (1-1) 7IP, 5H, 6K

Malone Smith 1-2, SAC

Austin Fry 1-3, 2b, R

Braxton McFarlin 1-3, RBI, walk-off 2b 

Cold weather and a little bit of snow slowed down hitters in the Central/White House game. The only run came in the bottom of the seventh as Junior Austin Fry hit a double to the wall in left center with one out. After a flyout, Junior Braxton McFarlin doubled to left-center to walk-off White House. 

WC 5 Clarksville 4

CHS - 101 100 1 - 4 3 1

WC - 300 000 2 - 5 9 5

W: Jake Lefler (1-1)

Malone Smith 2-4, 2R, RBI(drove in tying run in bottom of 7th)

Kye Hubbuch 2-4, R, 2B, 2 RBI(drove in walk off run in 7th)

Dramatic walk off win for the second consecutive game.  Dalton McCorkle started the final frame with an opposite field single followed by a well-executed sacrifice bunt by Jared Williams.  After a pop-out, Malone Smith laced a single to right to score pinch runner Colt Russell.  His younger brother Cullen Smith then singled sharply to right as well, putting the winning run in scoring position. Hubbuch laced yet another single to right scoring pinch runner Ben Spradley just ahead of a strong throw to move WC to 3-0 in the WCIT.

WC 10  MC 0

MC - 000 000  - 0 2 2

WC – 500 131 – 10 10 1

W: Cody Hailey (1-1). 5IP, 2H, 0R, 3BB, 5K

Reynolds Wehunt  2-4, RBI

Austin Fry 1-3, 3B, 2 RBI.

Central softball gets wins at Disney

This past week Wilson Central’s softball team competed at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla. The Lady Wildcats finished the week 4-1.  Central’s overall record now stands at 7-4 heading into Wednesday’s matchup with district rival Mount Juliet.

William Blount 5 

WC 1

WB – 000 410 0 - 5 8 1 

WC – 000 001 0 - 1 6 3

W - Kasey Miller. L-Hannah Bodenhorn (2-2)

Rachel Tichenor was 2-for-3 with an RBI and a double. Hannah Bodenhorn pitched all 7 innings, giving up eight hits, five runs (0 earned), and striking out 11

WC 9 William 

Blount 4

WC – 043 002 0 - 9 12 3 

WB – 102 100 0 - 4 10 0

W - Morgan Powell (2-2). L - Erin Hill

Tichenor was 3-for-4 with 2 runs and an RBI. Kelsey Tomlin was 2-for-3 with a run and two RBIs. Morgan Powell was 2-for-3 with two runs and an RB.I Katie Eakes drove in two runs. Powell pitched all seven innings, giving up 10 hits, and four runs (two earned) while striking out four.

WC 9 Blair Academy 7

BA – 310 000 3 - 7 8 5 

WC – 201 003 3 - 9 12 5

W - Bodenhorn (3-2). L - Jade

Kelsey Tomlin was 2-for-5 with two runs and an RBI. Hailey Hubbell was 2-for-4 with two runs Karlie Odum had a hit, scored two runs and had one RBI Kendall Eden drove in two runs with a single

WC 9 Weyauwega 7

WE – 110 230 0 - 7 13 2 

WC – 250 200 0 - 9 13 5

W - Morgan Powell (3-2). L – Kelsey

Freshman Keily Preston was 2-for-3 with two stolen bases, a run and an RBI. Ashley Eldridge was 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs. Tomlin was 3-for-5 with two runs, two stolen bases and an RBI. Hubbell hit a double that scored two runs. Tichenor had an RBI double. Powell was on base three of four times and pitched all seven innings, allowing 13 hits, seven runs (three earned), while striking out eight batters.

WC 11 Weyauwega 9

WC – 401 150 x - 11 11 1 

WE – 210 402 0 - 9 13 1

W - Hannah Pryer (1-0). L – Akey. HR: WC - Morgan Powell (1), Hailey Hubbell (1). WE - Macey (1).

Tomlin was 3-for-4 with two runs and an RBI along with two stolen bases. Hubbell was 2-for-4 with four RBI and two runs, including a 2-run homerun. Powell was 1-for-2 with a 2-run homerun. Bodenhorn was 2-for-2 scoring a run and hitting an RBI double Central stole six bases this game without getting caught for their season high.