High school basketball began its post season play on Monday night.
The Coffee County Lady Raiders took on the Franklin County Rebeletts in the District 6 4-A tournament in Shelbyville. The semi-final game was won by Coffee County as they beat Franklin County 78-45.
The Lady Raiders led by only 6 points after the 1st quarter but dominated from that point forward as they picked up their 27th win of the year (27-3).
Coffee County was led by the strong inside play of Chloe Gannon (22), Elli Chumley (11), Channah Gannon (9) totaling 42 points. Chloe’s 22 points and numerous rebounds earned her the Sir Pizza Player of the Game.
Other players contributing points were Oliva Vinson with 13 points, Kiya Ferrell 7 and Ava McIntosh also had 7. Other players adding points: Alivia Reel 4, Jalie Ruehling 3 and Remi Benjamin chipped in with 2.
The Lady Raiders will play for the district championship on Friday night at 7:30 pm and you can hear the game on the Rooster 101.5, rooster1015.com and the Rooster 101.5 app. Franklin County will play for 3rd place on Friday at 6pm.
Photo: Olivia Vinson pours in a 3-pointer on Monday night in the district tournament (Credit Keesha Knott)