Demarco Moore, Sports Writer
Coffee County High School’s girls soccer team hit the trifecta win-streak Tuesday night with a 6-1 pummeling of the Cascade Lady Champions. Lady Raider Caitlyn Moore tipped her hat for 3 goals on the night, assisted by Eliza Masters and MaKenzie Anderson. Masters netted a pair of goals that were by assisted by Sam Ellison and Allie Amado, and MaKenzie Anderson also found the back of the net. Moore also assisted on another goal by Anderson. The Lady Raiders’ masterful offensive performance improves their record to 6-1 on the year. NEXT MATCH: The Franklin County Tournament on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10-11. Lady Raiders golf wins fourth straight tournament The Lady Raider golf team added another milestone to their record breaking season: win four tournaments in a row. Both Coffee County High School golf teams traveled to the McMinville Country Club for the Keith Maxwell Invitational Tournament Tuesday morning.
The Lady Raiders improved their overall record to 42-3 with a first place score of 147, beating out Maryville (170) and White County (172). Savannah Quick and Ashley Gilliam were the tournament’s top performers, firing a 1-under-par 71 and 76 respectively. Coffee County’s boy golfers joined tournament winner Tullahoma (311) and Cookeville (320) on the podium, finishing just three strokes behind Cookeville for third place with a 323. Austin Farris carded a 76 to capture fourth overall. Results: Samuel Prater – 78, John Parigger – 81, Reid Lawrence – 88, Josh Perry – 91 The Red Raiders now bode a 49-11 season record on the year. NEXT MATCH: Home for a District 8-AAA match versus Tullahoma at Willowbrook Golf Course. Both Red Raider teams tee off at 4 p.m. Jones’ 2 goals not enough for CMS Coffee Middle School’s soccer team suffered its first loss of the season — a 4-3 defeat at the hands of Tullahoma. The kicker (no pun intended) in Tuesday’s loss is that the Lady Raiders defeated the Lady Wildcats on Aug. 22 for their first win of the season. The non-conference match served as a revenge game of sorts for the Lady Wildcats, who beat the short-handed Lady Raiders with three second-half goals. Tullahoma took a 1-0 lead on a free kick from Kaylee Smith in the ninth minute. CMS got an early shot off — but was held without a shot until the 28th minute when Reagan Ellison tied the match before halftime. The Lady Wildcats rolled off 2 straight goals in the second period before spending the final 19 minutes trading a pair of goals with Lady Raider Maddy Jones, who returned to action after missing a game. Coffee Middle’s record falls to 3-1-1 overall. NEXT MATCH: Home versus Central Tennessee Conference foe South Middle School. Opening kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m. CHS volleyball dropped in four sets The Central High School volleyball team couldn’t overcome a two-set deficit in Tuesday’s 3-1 loss to Lawrence County. Coffee County managed to handle the Lady Bulldogs in the fourth set (25-8), but were unable to force a fifth set. The Lady Raiders record drops to 11-8 overall this season. Results: 25-16 (LCHS), 25-23 (LCHS), 25-8 (CCHS), 25-21 (LCHS) NEXT MATCH: Home District 8-AAA match versus Eagleville — who handed the Lady Raiders their first loss of the season on Aug. 24 — Wednesday, Sept. 7. First serve is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. South Franklin 36 – CMS 20 The Red Raider football team fell to South Franklin on Tuesday night. The Trojans scored on their first two possessions of the game to take a 16-0 lead, until Coffee Middle running back Marshall Haney put the Red Raiders on the board to make it 16-6. South took a 30-20 lead through the third quarter before icing the game with a touchdown late in the fourth quarter. Coffee Middle’s record stands at 0-3 in the CTC and 0-4 overall. NEXT MATCH: Homecoming versus North Franklin on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The game will follow up the festivities at 6:30 p.m. Reach Demarco Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org, and follow him on Twitter @iam__demo