Coffee County led by as many as 8 points (19-11) in the first half but the Lady Cherokee stayed close to have a chance in the end. The game was tied with 9.7 seconds left when the Lady Raiders called a time-out to set up a play. Katie Reid got the inbounds pass and fired a shot that just missed. McMinn County got the rebound, and seconds later Lady Cherokee Keke Smith scored the winning layup as time expired.
Ginny Clayborne led the Lady Raiders in scoring with 16 and Alaina Lusk added 10. Clayborne also had six rebounds and three blocked shots to earn the Gateway Tire and Service Player of the Game.
The Lady Raiders finish the season at 15-15.
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