Lady Raiders Head To State Tournament–Gametime Update

#17 Taylor Gullett's smile says it all as Coffee County heads to Spring Fling... Photo by Nick Trail with the Manchester Times

The Coffee County Lady Raiders exploded for 3 runs in the first inning Saturday night in Fayetteville and went on to defeat the state’s 5th ranked Lincoln County Lady Falcons, 6-0 in state sectionals.
Bricen Hunt knocked in 2 of the runs in the 1st to help the 10th ranked Lady Raiders to the early lead. Niki Campbell had another stellar night at the plate with 3 hits, knocking in 2, and scoring twice. One of those hits came in the 7th chasing in 2 runs. Freshman Pitcher Brianna Jones threw a great game allowing only 4 hits and struck out 5.
Coach Terry Floyd said after the game that dreams do come true. Floyd added that the credit goes to the girls.
The Gateway Tire and Service Co-Players of the Game were Niki Campbell and Brianna Jones.
In their first trip to the state tournament since 2000, Coffee County will play Seymour with a record 38-7. Coffee County comes in with win loss record of 31-11-1. Live coverage starts at 9:50am Wednesday morning from the TSSAA Spring Fling in Murfreesboro on Thunder Radio. Game 2 will at approx. 7pm with a win in game 1 or 5pm with loss.