CCMS Basketball Opens Preseason Tournament with Wins

Coffee Middle's Julia Duncan(file photo)

Coffee Middle’s Julia Duncan(file photo)

The Coffee County Middle School varsity teams opened preseason play in the Woodbury Grammar School Border Battle on Tuesday night.   The Lady Raiders built a 24 to 2 halftime lead on their way to a 44 to 10 win over Dibrell.  Julia Duncan led Coffee County in scoring with 18 points.  Ellie Graham and Keelie Hillis added 8 points each.  The Lady Raiders will advance to the semifinals of the preseason tournament as they will take on North Elementary Thursday night at 7:00 at Woodbury Grammar.

 

Blanton Brown of CCMS basketball(file photo)

Blanton Brown of CCMS basketball(file photo)

The Red Raiders raced out to a 23 to 3 halftime lead as they dispatched the Dibrell boys 49 to 13.  Eleven different Red Raiders scored points for Coffee County.  Blanton Brown netted 8 points in the Raider win while Trevor Horne, Brandon Jernigan and Kyle Farless each scored 6 points.  The Red Raiders return to Woodbury on Thursday night for the semifinals of this preseason tournament as they will take on Auburntown.  That game is set to get underway at 8:15.