WCIT opens Saturday at 3 sites -
LEBANON – Addie Grace Porter's walk-off homer to open the bottom of the seventh inning lifted Lebanon High to a 7-6 come from behind home win over District 9-AAA softball rival Beech Tuesday evening.
The win moved the Lady Devils to 8-13 on the season headed into four games Friday and Saturday in the Wilson County Invitational Tournament.
Beech scored five runs in the top of the third, only to see LHS battle back with two in the bottom of the fourth and four more runs in the fifth to seize a 6-5 advantage.
The Lady Bucs knotted the score at 6-all in the top of the sixth when a one-out single by MacKenzie Likeness drove in Brianna Faulk who opened the inning with a leadoff walk.
Lily Beth Waddle homered and drove in three runs for Lebanon while Sarah Kizer doubled and drove in a pair.
Whitney Lee belted a three-run homer in the third for the Lady Bucs and Ella Bishop contributed a pair of doubles from the leadoff spot.
LHS utilized three pitchers with reliever Karlee Wright picking up the decision. She worked an inning and a third of hitless ball, striking out one.
Starter Brianna Faulk went the distance for Beech and took the loss, scattering sis hits and striking out three.
LHS is scheduled to open the WCIT versus Smyrna Friday at 4 p.m. followed by Smyrna vs. Pope John Paul II at 5:30. PJPPII plays Springfield at 7 followed by Springfield vs. Lebanon at 8:30 p.m.
Time limit is 75 minutes per game; admission is $7 for an entire day.
Livingston Academy 10, Watertown 8
LIVINGSTON -- Eight errors proved to be Watertown High's undoing in Tuesday's 10-8 loss at Livingston Academy.
Pitcher Jaina Drennon allowed only two earned runs and was hung with the loss. She scattered eight hits and struck out six while walking one.
Abby Cooper led the Lady Tiger offense with a pair of hits, a homer and a single, driving in three runs and scoring twice. Rachel Comer went 2-for-4 and Allie Tunks had a double and a single to drive in a run while Callie Buhler went 2-for-5 with an RBI and scored twice.
Now 12-10 on the season, Watertown is scheduled to entertain York Institute Thursday at 5 p.m. and will play at Gordonsville Friday at 5 p.m.
The Lady Tigers will play Saturday in the WCIT, taking on Dickson County in a 10 a.m. game at Green Hill, then will play Stewarts Creel in a 3 p.m. game at Mt. Juliet High.
Green Hill 12, Stewarts Creek 6
SMYRNA - Shortstop Emily Legrand drove in five runs with a pair of home runs, including a grand slam, to lead Green Hill's 15-hit attack in Monday's 12-6 victory at Stewarts Creek High.
Keeton Brown went 3-for-4 with an HR with four RBI while Allison Brake homered and singled to drive in a pair as the Lady Hawks moved to 17-10 on the season headed into a 6:30 p.m. home game Wednesday against the Nashville Lady Knights.
Starter Sophia Waters pitched into the sixth inning, scattering seven hits and striking out five for the decision. Hayley Miller relieved and faced six batters, allowing two hits and striking out one.
Green Hill will be one of the satellite sites for the WCIT, beginning with a 4 p.m. game Friday rematch with Stewarts Creek followed by a 5:30 contest featuring Stewarts Creek vs. Green Hill's junior varsity.
The Green Hill JV will take on Dickson County at 7 p.m. followed by the Green Hill varsity vs. Dickson County at 8:30 p.m.
Games at Mt. Juliet High -
Friday at 4 p.m. Mt. Juliet vs. Forrest High; 5:30 p.m. Forrest High vs. Brentwood; 7 p.m. White House Heritage vs. Brentwood and at 8:30 p.m. White House Heritage vs. Mt. Juliet.