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Collins, Lebanon win district opener over LaVergne

Mar. 30—Case Collins kept visiting LaVergne off the board for six innings Tuesday as the Lebanon right-hander won a 4-1 pitcher's duel with LaVergne and Cade Darby at Brent Foster Field.

Evan Driver's RBI single put Lebanon in front 1-0 in the first inning and Collins kept LaVergne at bay. He allowed an unearned run in the seventh inning while allowing four hits and no walks with seven strikeouts as the Blue Devils won their District 7-4A opener and improved to 7-4 for the season.

It remained 1-0 until the Blue Devils got to Darby in the sixth for three runs. Will Wright's two-run single was the big blow.

LaVergne scored in the seventh when Dominic Townsend singled in Jayden Jones.

But of the runs scored by both teams, only one Lebanon score was earned.

Darby scattered six singles and a walk while striking out three.

Each pitcher threw 96 pitches.

Shreeve no-hits LaVergne as Blue Devils complete sweepLAVERGNE — Twenty-four hours after Collins' masterpiece, his teammate, Elijah Shreeve, turned in a gem of his own in Lebanon's 7-0 win at LaVergne on Wednesday to complete the District 7-4A home-and-home series.

Shreeve pitched a seven-inning no-hitter with one walk and 12 strikeouts.

Jordan Jewell led the offense with a home run to open the scoring in the third inning, a single in the fifth and a double in the sixth. Evan Driver also had three hits and Evyn Underwood two as the Blue Devils moved to 8-4 going into a non-district trip to Gordonsville on Thursday.

Hays drives in Lebanon winner in ninth

OUTH CARTHAGE — Cooper Hays broke a ninth-inning tie with a two-run single Thursday night as Lebanon beat Gordonsville 4-1.

Hays' hit was followed by Cade Thorne's squeeze bunt as the Blue Devils improved to 9-4.

Tyler Kingdon pitched the final three innings for the win, allowing no runs and no hits while walking one and striking out three. Cason Kincaid fired four hitless innings with five strikeouts. Starter Jordan Jewell allowed the Tigers' only hit and run in the first inning.

Lebanon tied the score in the third on Evan Driver's RBI single.

The Blue Devils banged out 11 hits, all singles. Brice Njezic had three in the leadoff spot and Tol Swindoll supplied a pair.

Lebanon hosted Trousdale County yesterday afternoon at Brent Foster Field.

Reed pitches Wildcats past BulldogsGLADEVILLE — Wilson Central completed a two-game home-and-home District 7-4A series with visiting Smyrna on Thursday as Carson Reed held the Bulldogs to three hits and no earned runs in a 6-2 win.

Reed walked one and struck out six.

Central took a 3-0 lead in the second inning and went up 5-1 in the fourth as the Wildcats cracked nine hits.

No. 9 hitter Will Summers drove in three runs on three hits, including a double. Luke Shaughnessy was credited with two RBIs despite going hitless. Brayden Wadsworth supplied a pair of hits.

Central's Buckner, Thomas no-hit SmyrnaSMYRNA — Ryan Buckner and Cameron Thomas combined to pitch a no-hitter for Wilson Central in a 12-0 triumph over Smyrna in the District 7-4A opener Wednesday.

Buckner walked two and struck out five in six innings for the win before Thomas issued a free pass and punched out a batter in the seventh. The Wildcats committed three errors.

Central broke open a 2-0 lead with four runs in the fifth and got five in the seventh, too late to shorten the game by run rule, as the Wildcats collected 14 hits.

Konnor Adelsberger had three singles, Gabe Hildabrand two doubles, Luke Kinzer two singles and Buckner a double as each drove in two runs. Caden Webber singled as he and Will Vokes doubled.

The teams met again Thursday at Central to complete the home-and-home series after Tuesday's scheduled contest was rained out.

Holleman drives in five on three doubles as Commanders complete sweep of DCA

Friendship Christian completed a two-game sweep of visiting Donelson Christian with a 14-1 win Tuesday night at John McNeal Stadium.

The Commanders did all their scoring in the first three innings of the five-inning affair, finishing with 11 hits, as they climbed to 10-5 for the season and 2-0 in District 4-IIA.

Hayden Holleman drove in five runs on three doubles. Dee Boone had two hits as he, Quin Long and Luke Sellars each knocked in two scores. Caleb Kring tripled while Adam Gordon doubled.

Long improved to 4-0 with a 0.78 earned-run average with his fourth win in as many decisions, allowing an unearned run on one hits and a walk with five strikeouts in three innings. Bradyn Stringer gave up a hit in two innings with two punchouts.