Coffee County rallied in the fourth quarter to force overtime but couldn’t pull out a win Saturday, falling to Brentwood 59-52 in the Insider Exposure game at Rockvale High School.
The lady Raiders fell behind 42-36 after three quarters but rallied to force overtime behind 9 fourth quarter points from Natalie Barnes, who finished the day with 15. Coffee County had a shot to win the game late in regulation and at the end of the first overtime, but couldn’t get anything to fall.
Brentwood finally busted through with a 12 point effort in the second overtime to get the win. Most of Brentwood’s damage was done by Ellay Ryan and her 27 points.
The third quarter was really a hurter for Coffee County. Brentwood went crazy from behind the arc, nailing 5 3 pointers on their way to a 22-point quarter that opened up a lead.
Junior Olivia Vinson paced Coffee County with a double-double – pulling down 13 rebounds to go along with 16 points. Ava McIntosh and Ella Arnold each scored 5 points, Jules Ferrell had 5 and Audri Patton 4.
The loss is only the second of the season for the Lady Raiders, who are now 12-2. They will play CPA on Friday in the Tullahoma Christmas Classic before going to Lenoir City after Christmas for a tournament.