Tullahoma opened District 8-3A play Tuesday night splitting a pair of games with Spring Hill.
In the girls contest the Lady Cats scored the games first 10 points and never looked back cruising to a 50-22 victory.
NyJah Gibbs and Eleanor Fults each scored 14 to lead Tullahoma offensively. Spring Hill was paced by Belle Brashear with 12.
The win, their 7th straight, improves the Lady Cats to 10-7 on the season and 1-0 in district play. The Lady Raiders fall to 4-8 and 0-1 in 8-3A.
In the night cap the Wildcat offense sputtered down the stretch of a back and forth game allowing the visiting Raiders to squeak out a 60-56 win.
DeAndre Jenkins led the way for Tullahoma with 12 points while Xavier Ferrell added 11. Kai’Seanne Brashear paced Spring Hill with 17 and Quintavius Simmons also finished in double figures with 15.
The loss drops the Wildcats to 5-12 overall and 0-1 in the district. The Raiders improve to 6-4 on the season and 1-0 in 8-3A.
Tullahoma visits Marshall County Friday while Spring Hill host Page. Both doubleheaders begin with the girl’s game at 6:00.
Our next broadcast on 93.9 The Duck is Tuesday at 5:45 when Tullahoma host Lawrence County.
Tuesday District 8-3A Scoreboard
Lawrence County 54 Page 51
Lincoln County 45 Marshall County 20
Tullahoma 50 Spring Hill 22
Marshall County 68 Lincoln County 47
Page 57 Lawrence County 45
Spring Hill 60 Tullahoma 56
District 8-3A Standings
Lawrence County 1-0
Lincoln County 1-0
Marshall County 0-1
Spring Hill 0-1
Marshall County 1-0
Spring Hill 1-0
Lawrence County 0-1
Lincoln County 0-1
Friday District 8-3A Schedule
Lincoln County at Lawrence County 6:00/7:30
Page at Spring Hill 6:00/7:30
Tullahoma at Marshall County 6:00/7:30