On Friday night in McMinnville, the Coffee County Lady Raider jumped to 20-1 thanks to high-pressure defense and cruised to a 75-39 mercy rule win over Warren County.
Olivia Vinson led the way in scoring with 22, followed by Natalie Barnes with 16 and Jules Ferrell with 15.
Ferrell had multiple steals during the game and forced others along with points, earning the Dr. Jay Trussler/Rooster 101.5 Player of the Game.
On Saturday, at Lincoln County, the Lady Raiders had a difficult time with the Lady Falcons but still managed to pull out their second District 9-AAAA win in as many nights, 56-50.
Coffee County is 23-3/7-0, and Lincoln County falls to 20-6 / 7-1.
The Lady Raiders were led by Natalie Barnes with 14 points, and Jules Ferrell added 13.
On Friday, the Coffee County boys held on tight in front of a very loud crowd to pull out a 47-36 district win.
The Pioneers were playing without one of their top scorers, Devin Fish. He dislocated and broke his right thumb in last week’s game in Manchester.
The Raiders got another solid night from Cooper Reed, who finished with 15 points. Brady Wright added 12 and had a great all-around game to earn the Dr. Jay Trussler/Rooster 101.5 Player of the Game.
Holding the district standings lead Coffee County traveled to Fayetteville on Saturday and suffered an upset at the hands of the Falcons, 62-55.
Cooper Reed finished with 21 points, and Jackson Shemwell had 20 for the 14-11 Raiders. They are tied with Columbia for first place in District 9-AAAA with three games remaining.
The Coffee County basketball teams are at home Monday against Spring Hill, and on Tuesday, they’ll host Lincoln County before traveling to Spring Hill on Thursday to wrap up the regular season. Check out Rooster 101.5 for Coffee County basketball.
Top Photo: Jules Ferrell looks to pass the ball against Warren County on Friday.