SHELBYVILLE — Coffee County took off on a hot start and Shelbyville Central was never able to catch up in Friday night’s 60-28 loss. The visitors jumped out to an 18-7 lead in the first …
SHELBYVILLE — Coffee County took off on a hot start and Shelbyville Central was never able to catch up in Friday night’s 60-28 loss.
The visitors jumped out to an 18-7 lead in the first quarter and stretched their lead to 17 points by halftime.
The Eaglettes saw Paige Blackburn knock down a pair of first-quarter treys, but struggled to consistently match Coffee County through the remainder of the game.
The back-breaker came on a 19-7 run in the third quarter by Coffee County, in which the Lady Red Raiders knocked down four three-pointers to put the game out of reach.
Chloe Gannon led all scorers with 13 points, while Olivia Vinson and Natalie Barnes added 11 apiece.
For the Eaglettes, Blackburn led the way with nine points—all of which came from the perimeter.
Shelbyville is back on its home court on Tuesday, hosting Warren County at 6 p.m.
Coffee Co. 18 13 19 10 — 60
Shelbyville 7 7 7 7 — 28
Coffee Co.: Chloe Gannon 13, Olivia Vinson 11, Natalie Barnes 11, Jalie Ruehling 8, Emaleigh Tarpley 7, Channah Gannon 6, Alivia Reel 2, Bryleigh Gray 2.
Shelbyville: Paige Blackburn 9, Sammie Brown 5, Lanaya Young 5, Lilly Brown 4, Jaz Western 3, Yasmine McFarland 2.
3-Point goals: Coffee Co. (7): Barnes 3, Vison 3, Ruehling; Shelbyville (4): Blackburn 3, Western.
Halftime score: Coffee Co. 31, Shelbyville 14.
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