Coffee County Middle School completed perhaps the most challenging of tasks on Thursday.
The Red Raider and Lady Raider basketball teams each left Sparta with wins – completing a sweep of White County in CTC conference play.
For the Lady Raiders it was about a balanced attack in their 44-29 win. Eighth graders Sophie McInturff and Channah Gannon led the way with 13 and 12 points, respectively.
Olivia Vinson added 9, Natalie Barnes 8 and Ava McIntosh 2 to complete the scoring for the Lady Raiders, who are minus starter Addi Sartain who is out with an injury.
The win bumps the Lady Raiders up to 7-1 on the season and a perfect 6-0 in CTC conference play.
Meanwhile, the Raider boys got outscored 9-5 in the final period but held on and left Sparta with a 31-29 win over the Warriors.
Eighth grade post Evan Kirby led the way with 11 points, 9 coming in an explosive second quarter to give CMS a 19-14 lead at the halftime break.
Cole Pippenger added 9, Colter Neel 7 and Brady Wright 4, including 3 important points in the fourth quarter.
Coffee County is now 5-1 on the season and 4-1 in conference play.