The Coffee County Red Raider boys’ basketball team fresh off its magical run last season that ended in the state tournament got the 2022-23 season underway on Thursday. The Raiders hosted Chattanooga’s Boys Buchanan Buccaneers.
Coffee County were player without their only returning full-time starter Dayne Crosslin, who has a mild injury and should be back in action soon.
The Raiders fell behind by 12 after the first quarter, but could never grab the lead away from the Bucs, falling 56-42.
Cooper Reed was named the Rooster 101.5 Player of the Game led Coffee County with 18 followed by Jackson Shemwell who added 11.
Coffee County basketball with host a Playday on Saturday. Girl’s games start at 10 a.m. at Coffee County Middle School and boys’ games start at 10 a.m. at Coffee County High School.
COFFEE COUNTY HOF PLAYDAY
CMS 10AM PAGE GIRLS VS RAVENWOOD
CMS 11:30PM WARREN GIRLS VS BRADLEY
CCHS 1PM CENTRAL MAGNET VS YORK GIRLS
CMS 2:15PM FAY CITY GIRLS VS COLUMBIA ACADEMY
CMS 3:30PM PAGE GIRLS VS SUMMERTOWN
CMS 5PM COFFEE GIRLS VS COLUMBIA ACADEMY
CMS 6:30PM COFFEE GIRLS VS CENTRAL MAGNET
CCHS 10AM RED BANK BOYS VS CENTRAL MAGNET
CCHS 11:15AM COFFEE BOYS VS PAGE
CCHS 12:30PM SUMMERTOWN VS CENTRAL MAG BOYS
CCHS 2PM WARREN BOYS VS RAVENWOOD
CCHS 3:15PM YORK BOYS VS COLUMBIA ACADEMY BOYS
CCHS 4:30PM WARREN VS BRADLEY BOYS
CCHS 6PM YORK GIRLS VS WARREN
CCHS 7:30PM COFFEE BOYS VS YORK
Photo: Transfer Senior Deion Subaran shots a free-throw in his first game as a Red Raider. The 6’4″ Subaran has signed to play college ball at Berry College.