Demarco Moore, Sports Writer
Coffee County had nine different players score on Saturday night, as the Lady Raiders shut down Grundy County 67-25 in Coalmont.
The Lady Raiders (19-2 overall) have now won three-straight games after suffering their only district loss of the season to Shelbyville on Jan. 15.
Coffee County held a slim 18-10 lead at the end of the first quarter, but followed with a 14-0 run to open the second quarter before ending the half ahead 41-14. Junior Abby Morgan scored all 14 of her points in the big first half.
As a team, the Lady Raiders drained a season-high nine 3-pointers on the night, while the defense allowed only two 3-pointers, which were both made by Teah Bosio.
Morgan, Jacey Vaughn and Morgan Jones each had a pair of 3-pointers.
Bosio led the way for Grundy County, finishing with 10 points.
Red Raiders 59, Grundy County 54
After a slow start, the Red Raiders overcame a slight deficit to edge Grundy County 59-54.
Grundy County led 10-7 after the first quarter, but a 20-point second quarter from Coffee County — 14 points by junior Darius Rozier and six by senior Garrett Booth — gave the Red Raiders a 27-22 advantage at halftime.
Coffee County (13-6 overall) would have three players finish in double figures, holding off a late rally attempt by the YellowJackets coming in the fourth quarter.
Rozier led the Red Raiders with 20 points on five made 3-pointers, while Booth and De’Aaron Rozier each scored 11 points.
For Grundy County, Trey Hampton led the team with 20 points on three 3-pointers, and Noah Bean added 16 points.
Lady Raiders (67)
Abby Morgan — 14, Jacey Vaughn — 11, Bella Vinson — 9, Morgan Jones — 8, Alliyah Williams — 7, Ellie Graham — 6, Jenna Garretson — 5, Jade Arnold — 5, Keelie Hillis — 2
Red Raiders (59)
Darius Rozier — 20, A.J. Rollman — 11, Garrett Booth — 11, De’Aaron Rozier — 7, Grey Riddle — 6, Harley Hinshaw — 2, Chase Simpkins — 2
NEXT GAME: at Lincoln County on Tuesday, Jan. 30 (6 p.m.)
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