6th Grade Raiders Pick Up Basketball Wins

basketball4Playing on consecutive nights to start the season now looks like an excellent strategy as the Coffee County Middle School 6th grade basketball teams got a pair of wins at South on Tuesday night. The Lady Raiders used a tough defense to throttle the Lady Trojans 45 to 10. Seven Lady Raiders tallied points on the night as Coffee County scored double digits in each quarter. Bella Vinson led all scorers with 20 points on the night, including two 3 pointers. Keri Munn continued her post dominance with 10 points and Kaitlyn Zuzich came off the bench to add 6 points. With the win, the Lady Raiders have opened the season with a perfect 2 and 0 record.
The Red Raiders needed overtime to get their first win of the year 31 to 28. Coffee County and South ended each quarter within 2 points of one another and were tied at the end of regulation at 28. Kyle Farless got a basket and Jaxon Vaughn notched a free throw in overtime to even the Red Raiders record at 1 and 1. Trevor Horne led Coffee County in scoring with 9 points while Trevor Scrivnor added 8 points. Farless finished with 6 points and Hayden Hullett tallied 5.
The 6th grade team will be back in action at home on Monday as they play host to Morrison. That game is set to tip off at 6 PM in the brand new Coffee County Middle School gymnasium.