The Coffee County Lady Raiders were looking for their 15th win of the year as they hosted Lawrence County on Tuesday night in a game you heard on the Rooster 101.5.
In the end they got that win, but the Lady Wildcats didn’t make it easy. The Lady Raiders were up by 17 in the third quarter when Lawrence County cut the lead to one. Coffee County was able was able to hold on for the 51-50 District 8-AAA victory.
Crazy Daisies Player of the Game Bella Vinson led the Lady Raiders with 18, Jalie Ruehling had 12 and Chole Gannon chipped in with 10.
In boy’s action the Raiders and the Wildcats both held the lead multiple times, but after the final buzzer Lawrence County picked up the 63-59 win.
Connor Shemwell and CJ Anthony both had their best games of the year as they were named co-players of the game for the Raiders. Shemwell hit for 19 on the night and Anthony added 12.
Up next for the Coffee County boys will be a district game at home against Franklin County on Thursday night at 7:30pm. Because of COVID-19 earlier this season this will be boys only and you can hear the game on Rooster 101.5.
Both Coffee County teams will travel to Lincoln County on Friday night to wrap up this week’s basketball play and again you listen to games on Rooster 101.5, rooster1015.com or the Rooster 101.5 app.