Raiders erase early deficit, drop Moore County 63-49 in season opener

Senior Connor Shemwell scored a team-high 16-points for the Red Raiders in a 63-49 win over Moore County Friday night, Nov. 19, 2021 — Thunder Radio photo by Holly Peterson

An early 14-4 deficit didn’t get the Coffee County Red Raiders down.

Coffee County battled back with a 16-6 run to tie the game and eventually pull away in the second half for a 63-49 win over visiting Moore County – a game you heard live on Thunder Radio.

Coffee County got point production out of 8 different players, led by senior Connor Shemwell with 16 points in the post. Brady Nugent added 12 and Jahlin Osbourne 10.

Dayne Crosslin pitched in 8 points, including a game-opening dunk to put the Raiders up 2-0. Jackson Shemwell scored 6 of the bench, John Dobson and Cooper Reed each scored two points.

Will Harder for Moore County led all scorers with 24 points.

The Red Raiders play two games Saturday – at home at 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. You can hear both games on Thunder Radio: 107.9 FM, 106.7 FM, 1320 AM, Manchester Go app and thunder1320.com.

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