Olivia Vinson

Olivia Vinson during the Lady Raiders' Jan. 7 matchup against Cannon County. Vinson led Coffee Middle's effort Thursday night against White County with nine points. 

Coffee County Middle School girls' basketball was back in Tullahoma Thursday for the Central Tennessee Conference Tournament semifinals. In a rematch of a down-to-the-wire meeting on Dec. 10, the Lady Raiders' season came to an end in a 43-25 loss to the Warriorettes. 

A close game through the first half, CMS trailed White County 6-4 after one and 15-13 at halftime. 

The Warriorettes began to distance themselves from the Lady Raiders in the third quarter, inching away to a 28-21 lead ahead of the fourth. 

The CMS offense struggled down the stretch, being limited to four points in the fourth quarter. White County hit 15 more points to send the Lady Raiders home for the year. 

Olivia Vinson led the Lady Raiders' effort with nine points. Alivia Reel came in right behind with eighth. Chloe Gannon finished the game with four points. Maggie Crouch and Kaitlyn Davis had two points each. 

Staff Writer

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