Coffee County Falls Twice In District Games

Tyger Fenton hits a 3-pointer against Lincoln County on Friday night.. Photo by Barry West

Tyger Fenton hits a 3-pointer against Lincoln County on Friday night.. Photo by Barry West

Friday night in high school basketball Coffee County traveled to Fayetteville to take on Lincoln County. The Lady Raiders fell behind after one quarter 17-5 but battled back to get within 7 at halftime, 31-24. The Lady Falcons would hold Coffee County to just 3 points in the 3rd on their way to a 57-41 district win.
Tyger Fenton led the Lady Raiders with 15 and earned the Gateway Tire and Service Center player of the game.
Coffee County drops to 13-11 overall and 2-6 in district.
In boys play the Raiders jumped out to an 11-0 lead in the first quarter only to see Lincoln County grab the lead with 3:10 left in the 2nd. The Falcons never looked back as they held a 27-21 advantage at the half. Lincoln County continued their good shooting as they extended the lead to 16 at the end of the 3rd and went on to a 68-44 District 8-AAA win.
Peyton Talley was the player of the game with 14 points for the Raiders and J.P. Duncan added 12.
Coffee County fell to 4-19 and 0-8 in 8-AAA play.
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The two Raider teams travel to Franklin County on Tuesday night for the district games beginning at 6pm. Thunder Radio’s broadcast starts at 5:50pm with Dennis Weaver.