The Lady Wildcats, after the upset of Beech 29-25 in the District Semi-finals played Mt. Juliet in the Championship game. After battling to a 9-9 tie after the first quarter, Mt. Juliet outscored Wilson Central 12 to 5 to take a 21-14 halftime lead. The third quarter saw Wilson Central stay close as the Lady Wildcats cut into the lead making it 32-27. Both teams continued to go back and forth. With the score 43-39 with 2:48 left to play in the 4th, Wilson Central just couldn’t get that big shot to draw any closer as the Lady Bears hit foul shots down the stretch to preserve the win and capture another District 9AAA Championship 54-44.
With Mt. Juliet winning and Wilson Central taking second place, they now get to host the first game in the Regional 5AAA tournament that opens tonight at 7:00. Mt. Juliet will play host to Kenwood while Wilson Central takes on Clarksville, the 3rd and 4th place teams respectively.
You can see all the action of the Lady Wildcats vs. the Lady Wildcats (Wilson Central/Clarksville) on NFHSnetwork.com produced by the Wilson Central Sports Network.