Bears boot Blue Devils 2-1

Staff Reports • May 8, 2017 at 10:36 PM

MT. JULIET — Sophomore Andres Vazquez headed in a free kick in the 12th minute of the second half to break a tie and send Mt. Juliet past Lebanon 2-1 in the opening round of the District 9-AAA tournament Monday night.

Lebanon scored in the 15th minute on a counter attack for a 1-0 lead.

Chase Earls brought the Golden Bears into a tie on a header from a Briscoe Massa free kick.

Senior Chris Pugh’s free kick was turned into the go-ahead goal.

Cole Hunter kept Lebanon out of the net the rest of the way to send Mt. Juliet into an 8 p.m. semifinal Wednesday against Wilson Central, a 2-1 winner over Beech, at Hendersonville’s Drakes Creek Park. The winner will advance to the finals and the Region 5-AAA tournament.

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