As heard on 93.9 The Duck as a part of the Coffee County Bank basketball showcase, Tullahoma swept the night from rival Franklin County Tuesday. (Listen to the replay here)
In the girls game the Lady Cats had three players in double figures led by Morgan Carr with 12 (Eleanor Fults and Lucy Nutt added in 10 each) and they were able to hold off a scrappy Rebelettes team 50-42, for their 4th straight victory. Franklin County’s Katie Walker led all scorers in the contest with 14 points. With the win the Lady Cats improve to 9-4 on the season, the Rebelettes fell to 7-6.
In the nightcap the Wildcats were able to survive a late surge from the Rebels to grab the 47-41 win snapping a 3-game skid. Joe Duncan paced Tullahoma with 11 points. Jacob Dixon also finished in double figures with 10 points. KeAndre Johnson and Taylor Stovall led Franklin County in scoring with 10 points each. The win moves the Cats to 3-10 overall while the Rebels dropped to 9-7.
Tullahoma is scheduled to host Cleveland on Thursday, the girls game tips off at 6:00 with the boys to follow at 7:30. Franklin County will visit Warren County Friday, girls at 6:00 and boys to follow at 7:30.
The next game in the Coffee County Bank Basketball showcase is Friday January 14th when Tullahoma host new District 8-AAA foe Marshall County. Coverage on 93.9 The Duck begins at 5:50. Wildcat fans can also stream the game on 939theduck.com and the 93.9 The Duck App.
High School basketball coverage on the Bowman-On Target Family of stations continues Friday at 5:50 when Coffee County opens District 6-AAAA play vs Shelbyville as a part of the Dr. David Florence Basketball Showcase on The Rooster 101.5!