Coffee County traveled to Shelbyville looking for the season sweeps on Tuesday night. After leading by 3 after the 1st quarter, Coffee County’s Lady Raiders were outscored in the 2nd quarter 14 to 7 and trailed at the break 26 to 22. The combination of missed shots in the paint and turnovers in the 2nd allowed Shelbyville to extend their lead to double digits as they pulled away to win it by a final score of 51 to 34. Coffee County was led in scoring by Ginny Clayborne who scored 13 points and earned the Gateway Tire and Service Center Player of the game honors. Katie Reid added 10 points for Coffee County. The loss dropped Coffee County’s record to 6 and 6 on the year.
In boy’s action, Shelbyville came out in the 1st quarter with a tenacious defense and a hot shooting touch in building an 18 to five 1st quarter lead. The Raiders clawed back to cut it to a 9 point deficit at the half but could not get it any closer in the second half as they fall by a final score of 54 to 42. The leading scorer for Coffee County was Brock Ivy-Bodman as he finished with 13 points and earned the Gateway Tire and Service Center Player of the game honors.
The girls will be traveling to Gatlinburg this weekend taking on Gatlinburg-Pittman on Thursday night in the first round of the Smokey Mountain Classic. The boys will be in Murfreesboro on December 27th and 28th at the Central Magnet Tournament. The boys will play Kingsbury on Thursday the 27th at 4:30 and Hume-Fogg on Friday the 28th also at 4:30. We will keep you updated with results and schedules for both teams on our website, wmsrradio.com.