Basketball Season Opens For Red Raiders

high school basketball2Leading Warren County by as many as 14 points in the first half, it appeared that the Red Raiders of Coffee County Central were gonna have an easy win in their first game of the season. It turns out, that statement is only half right. The Raiders got the win, but it was far from easy as a second half Warren County rally came up 2 points short in 62 to 60 win over Warren County in Tullahoma’s Russell Barnett Hall of Fame Tip-off Classic. Coffee County got double digit scoring by 4 upperclassmen led by Wyatt Day who finished with 16 points to earn the Gateway Tire and Service Center player of the game. Peyton Talley added 12 points, J.P. Duncan notched 11 points and Addison Carter had 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Red Raiders.
The girls did not fare as well as Warren County raced out to an 18 point halftime lead in route to a 62 to 33 defeat of the Lady Raiders. Senior Tyger Fenton had 8 points for Coffee County as she earned the Gateway Tire and Service Center player of the game honors. Cameron Davis notched 7 points and Aerial Williams had 5 points. Download the radio broadcast Coffee County will take on Grundy County on Friday in a doubleheader beginning with a 3 PM tip off for the girls. The boys will take on Grundy at 4:30.