The Tullahoma basketball teams swept Marshall County at home Friday Night to both improve to 2-0 in district play.
In the girls game the Lady Cats cruised past an undermanned Tigerettes team 55-7. Eleanor Fults led Tullahoma with 16 points and Alaisha Bowen came off the bench to add in 11. Mashawna Ridley posted 4 points to lead the way for Marshall County.
The Victory improves the Lady Cats with 11-4 on the season and 2-0 in 8-AAA play.
In the nightcap the Wildcats held off a late push from the Tigers to pick up a 51-46 win.
Brody Melton posted 14 to lead Tullahoma offensively. Krys Uselton added in 11. Both hit several big free throws late to help seal the win.
Marshall County’s Jamal Gentry paced all scorers in the game with 15 points.
The cats are now 5-10 overall and 2-0 in district 8-AAA action.
Tullahoma continues their tour through the new look 8-AAA with a trip to Lawrence County on Tuesday and Page on Friday.
The next broadcast in the Coffee County Bank Basketball Showcase is set for Tuesday January 25th when Tullahoma host Lincoln County. High School basketball coverage on the Bowman-On Target Marketing family of stations continues Friday January 21st when Coffee County visits Franklin County as a part of the Dr David Florence Showcase on The Rooster 101.5.
Tullahoma Lady Cats 55 Marshall County Tigerettes 7
THS: Eleanor Fults 16pts Alaisha Bowen 11 pts Alivia Bowen 7 pts Lucy Nutt 7 pts Morgan Carr 6 pts NyJah Gibbs 6 pts Isabell Lidstrom 3 pts
MCHS: Mashawna Ridley 4 pts Erianna Greer 2 pts Kayla Keiler 1 pt
Tullahoma Wildcats 51 Marshall County Tigers 46
THS: Brody Melton 14 pts Krys Uselton 11 pts Ryan Scott 8 pts Joe Duncan 8 pts Jacob Dixon 4 pts DeAndre Jenkins 4 pts Zane Hopf 3 pts Xavier Ferrell 1 pt
MCHS: Jamal Gentry 15 pts Jayden Hart 8 pts Devontae Davis 6 points Kintarius Morris 5 pts Omarion Alred 3 pts Blake Hardison 3 points