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BASKETBALL: Lady Raiders climb to no. 5 in state AP poll

With an 18-3 record, the Coffee County Central Lady Raider basketball team continues its ascent in the Tennessee Associated Press polls.

In a new poll released late Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, the CHS basketball team moved up one spot to no. 5 in the Girl’s Basketball AP poll

1 — Blackman. 16-0

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2 — Cookeville. 21-0

3 — Bradley Central. 18-2

4 — Bearden. 18-3

5 — Coffee County. 18-3

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6 — Farragut. 16-5

7 — Bartlett. 18-5

8 — Arlington. 16-3

9 — Lebanon. 17-5

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10. Rossview. 16-2

10tie — Heritage 17-4

Coffee County has lost just 3 games this season and all 3 are to top ranked teams. CHS lost to Blackman back in November by 9 and again in December by 1 in a tight game in Murfreesboro. Blackman is the no. 1 team in 4A basketball. The Lady Raiders’ only other loss, a home loss on the season’s opening weekend by 9 points to Page. The Lady Patriots are 19-1 and the no. 1 ranked team in 3A basketball by AP voters.

Coffee County returns to action Tuesday night against visiting Warren County. Tip set for 6 p.m. and tickets are available at the gate. If you can’t attend, listen on Thunder Radio: 107.9 FM, 1320 AM, Manchester Go app and

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