Fresh off a CTC Tournament Championship, Coffee Middle’s Lady Raiders started their march to another tournament championship Monday night.
Eighth-grade post Lilly Matherne piled up 14 points Monday night to lead CMS to a 40-25 win over Harris’ Eaglettes in the opening round of the Area Tournament in Manchester.
Kaysen Morgan added 7 points, while Jaydee Nogodula and Jenslee Nogodula each pitched in 6, Hayleigh Harris 4, Riley Howell 2 and Adalyn Clark 1.
CMS will now play the winner of Warren County and North in the championship at 7 p.m. Thursday night at Coffee Middle. They area now guaranteed a spot in the sectional with the win Monday night.
Raider Boys Play Tuesday
The Raider boys will open the area tournament at 7 p.m. Tuesday against Warren County in Manchester.