The Tullahoma Lady Wildcats pushed their win streak to 9 with a 55-39 win over district rival Lawrence County Tuesday night at home. Tullahoma turned in one of their most complete performances of the season playing tenacious defense and hitting 10 threes. Lilly Melton scored 15 off the bench to pace the Lady Cats. Alivia Bowen (14) and McLayne Bobo (11) also fished in double figures and Lucy Nutt hit three timely triples to finish with 9 points. Katie Criswell led Lawrence County with a game high 16 points.
The win improves Tullahoma to 12-7 overall and 3-0 in 8-3A play. The 9 game win streak is the longest since the Lady Cats won 11 in row between November 26th and January 7th of the 2019-20 season. Lawrence County fell to 14-5 overall and 1-2 in the district.
In the nightcap Tullahoma battled for the full 32 against an athletic Lawrence County team, however the Cats again struggled to convert offensively down the stretch and Lawrence County heated up from three to pull away for a 59-49 win.
Deandre Jenkins paced Tullahoma with 14 points while T.J. Gobble led Lawrence County with a game high 15.
The loss drops Tullahoma to 5-14 on the season and 0-3 in 8-3A play. Lawrence County improves to 18-3 overall and 2-1 in the district.
Tullahoma host Page Friday night 5:45 on 93.9 The Duck while Lawrence County travels to Marshall Country Friday night at 6:00.
Tuesday District 8-3A Scoreboard
Lincoln County 54 Page 46
Marshall County 57 Spring Hill 28
Tullahoma 55 Lawrence County 39
Marshall County 94 Spring Hill 88
Lawrence County 59 Tullahoma 49
Page 64 Lincoln County 47
District 8-3A Standings
Lincoln County 3-0
Lawrence County 1-2
Marshall County 1-2
Spring Hill 0-3
Marshall County 3-0
Lawrence County 2-1
Spring Hill 1-2
Lincoln County 0-3
Friday District 8-3A Schedule
Lincoln County at Spring Hill 6:00/7:30
Lawrence County at Marshall County 6:00/7:30
Page at Tullahoma 6:00/7:30