CHS sweeps Tullahoma at the Patch

Posted on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 10:25 pm

The CHS Red Raiders trailed Tullahoma for 27 minutes Saturday night, but they where ahead when it counted with a dramatic, 47-44, come-from behind victory.

Earlier, the Lady Raiders trounced the Lady Cats 65-49 at the Joe Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium.

Lake Elam ties the score with 2:40 remaining in the fourth period. (Staff photo by Milton Stanley)

Lake Elam’s layup with 2:40 to go in the fourth period tied the score at 40-40. Moments later Elam sank a free throw to put Coffee County ahead for the first time of the night.

Less than a minute later Lucas Crismond added a field goal, and Elam sank two more free throws. Anthony Jackson added a critical blocked shot on a Wildcat’s fast break, and Addison Carter iced the CHS lead by sinking two more free throws with 6.7 seconds to go.

In the girls’ tilt, Alaina Lusk and Ginny Clayborne led in scoring with 23 and 18, respectively.

Please see the Jan. 23 print edition for the full story. To see additional game photos, please visit our online photo gallery for the boys and girls games.

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