In District 8-AAA basketball action last night Coffee County hosted Lincoln County at “The Patch”. The Lady Raiders picked up an important district win as they defeated the Lady Falcons 60-46. Cam Davis led Coffee County with 19. She was named the Gateway Tire and Service Center player of the game. The Lady Raiders are now 5-5 overall and 1-1 in district play.
Between games Coffee County High School honored the Lady Raider golf team that won the 2014 district and region championships and finished runner-up in the state. A new banner will hang in the gym to remember the fantastic accomplishments of the team.
The Raider boys and Lincoln County were tied at 53 with 1 minute remaining. With 22 seconds Coffee County was down by one and at the final buzzer the Raiders fell by the score of 56-55. Coffee County dropped to 3-9 on the season and 0-2 in District 8-AAA.
Wyatt Day had a big game and was named the player of the game with 21 points.
Next up for the Raider basketball teams will be homes games against Franklin County on Friday night. Airtime on Thunder Radio at 5:50pm, tipoff at 6pm.