Tullahoma basketball picked up a sweep of Lincon County at home Tuesday night.
In the girls contest the Lady Cats trailed by as many as 13 in the first half but out scored the Lady Falcons 40-23 over the final three quarters to rally for a 48-42 win to snap a four game skid. McLayne Bobo lead Tullahoma with a game high 19 points, Lilly Melton added in 11 and Aubrey North, forced into the starting line up due to an injury to Nyjah Gibbs tallied 9 points on a trio of made threes. Abby Bryan and Alyssa Petty led Lincoln County with 14 points each. The Victory improves the Lady Cats to 4-5 on the year while Lincolin County drops to 7-4.
In the night cap the Wildcats started the game on a 13-0 run, and although the Falcons eventually trimed that advantage to five, Tullahoma weathered the storm to pull away for a 65-44 win and sweep of the season series. Xavier Ferrell led the Cats wih 15 points, Khani Johnson and DeAndre Jekins each added 10. Maddox Franklin paced Lincoln County with 12 points. Jaden Haase also finished in double figures with 11. The victory brings Tullahoma to 5-5 on the season while the Falcons fell to 2-11.
Lincoln County is off over the holidays before hitting the court at Giles County January 2nd. Tullahoma will host the Jeff Taylor Chirstmas Classic Thursday and Friday and then head to Athens Alabama for the Border Wars Tournament December 28-29th. The next game broadcast on 93.9 The Duck is January 4th when Tullahoma visits Shelbyville. Coverage presented by Tennessee Homes starts at 5:45.
2023 Jeff Taylor Christmas Classic Schedule (All Game at Tullahoma High School)
Thursday December 21st
3:15 PM CPA vs Stewarts Creek (Boys)
4:30 PM Coffee County vs CPA (Girls)
5:45 PM Glencliff vs Picket County (Boys)
7:00 Tullahoma vs Dyersburgh (Boys)
Friday December 22nd
11:00 AM Tullahoma vs Coffee County (Freshman Boys)
12:15 Stewarts Creek vs Picket County (Boys)
1:30 Dyersburgh vs Coffee County (Boys)
2:45 CPA vs Chattanooga Patriots (Boys)
4:00 Tullahoma vs CPA (Girls)
5:30 Tullahoma vs Glencliff (Boys)
Tullahoma Border Wars Schedule (Athens High School, Athens, AL)
10:30 AM Wildcats vs Haleyville (Main Gym)
3:00 PM Lady Cats vs Vestavia Hills (Main Gym)
4:30 PM Lady Cats vs Hartselle (Auxiliary Gym)
7:30 PM Wildcats vs Westminster (Main Gym)