The Lady Raiders of Coffee County Middle School improved their record to 7 and 0 on Monday night with a 68 to 14 win over Morrison at the Coffee County Middle School Gym. Coffee County raced out to a 28 to 3 first quarter lead as every Lady Raider that dressed out saw action in that first 6 minute period. On the night, Julia Duncan led Coffee County in scoring with 28 points. Bella Vinson added 12 points and Jade Arnold tallied 8 points in the win.
The Red Raiders fell behind early and saw their 4th quarter rally come up short in a 39 to 37 defeat. The visitors from Warren County netted 24 first quarter points to claim a 20 point lead after the first period. The Raiders turned up the defensive pressure and got their offense on track but could not get the crucial free throws to fall in the second half. Coffee County finished 6 of 24 at the charity stripe on the night to spoil the dramatic comeback. Blanton Brown and Brandon Jernigan each finished with 8 points to lead the Raiders. Kyle Farless chipped in 6 points for Coffee County. Coffee Middle is back at home on Thursday night as they return to conference play hosting Harris. The girls’ game tips at 6 PM.