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Coffee County Takes The Sting Out Of The Yellow Jackets

 

Action from earlier in the season... By Barry West

Coffee County went mountain climbing Tuesday night with a non district basketball tilt at Grundy County. In the girl’s game, Coffee County got a layup off of the opening tip and never looked back in a 58 to 39 win over the Yellow Jackets. After leading by 10 at the half, Coffee County outscored Grundy County 16 to 7 in the 3rd quarter to win comfortably against the young Yellow Jackets. Alaina Lusk and Ginny Clayborne tied for high scoring honors with each having 16 points. Coffee County’s Ginny Clayborne was named the Gateway Tire and Service Center player of the game. With the win, Coffee County improved to 8 and 10 on the year.

In boys play, Coffee County got six 1st National Bank 3 pointers in the 1st quarter and held Grundy County to 16 points in the 1st half to take a 40 to 16 lead into the break. In the 2nd half, Coffee County cleared the bench as they completed the season sweep over Grundy County by a final score of 63 to 34. Coffee County was led in scoring by Lance Crismond who had 18 points and Lance was named the Gateway Tire and Service Center player of the game. With the win, Coffee County improved to 7 and 10 on the year.

Coffee County will be at home on Friday night as they play host to Cumberland County in a big District 6AAA doubleheader and you can hear all the action here on Thunder. The girls game will tip off at 6 followed immediately by the boys game. Our broadcast begins at 5:50 with the pregame show.

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