Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Sports

Raiders can’t recover from early deficit, fall to Columbia

CJ Anthony scored 15 points against Columbia Friday night, Jan. 22, 2021 in Manchester. — Thunder Radio photo by Holly Peterson

The Central High School Red Raiders 3-game district winning streak didn’t stand a chance against the hot-shooting Columbia brought to Manchester Friday.

Columbia’s Lions rarely missed early, building an 18-0 lead 6 minutes into the game on their way to a 60-43 win over the Red Raiders.

Coffee County cut the deficit down to 10 at one point in the first half, but trailed by 17 at the half, 34-17.

The Raiders rallied again in the second half, able to get the deficit inside of 10 points for the first time all night with 2 minutes to play on a Hayden Hullett 3 pointer. But the Raiders ran out of time and the Lions didn’t miss many at the free-throw line.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Senior CJ Anthony led the Raiders in points with 15 and was named Stone Fort Mortgage Player of the Game.

Trenton Scrivnor scored 8 off the bench for the Raiders, Jaxon Vaughn 6, Tyler Taylor 5, Kyle Farless 4, Hullett 3 and Connor Shemwell 2.

The Lions were led by Q Martin, who piled up 20 points – evenly distributed, scoring 10 in the first half and 10 in the second.

The Raiders will be back in action Tuesday night when they travel to Franklin County. Girls tip at 6 p.m. and the boys follow. Both games can be heard live on Thunder Radio – 107.9 FM, 106.7 FM, 1320 AM, Manchester Go app and thunder1320.com

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

You May Also Like

News

A water main break in the New Union area has left two county schools with no water. New Union Elementary is without water and...

News

A Coffee County Sheriff’s Department deputy has been terminated after he was arrested for alleged DUI while on duty Thursday, Feb. 23. According to...

News

A tragic accident occurred on Monday night at 9:24 PM near 3261 Hillsboro Highway, resulting in the death of 60-year-old Timothy Sullivan. According to...

Sports

District superiority is up for grabs Friday night in Manchester. Coffee County Central’s Lady Red Raiders (no. 4 AP) and the Warren County Lady...