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Tuesday night high school hoops round-up

In local high school basketball Tuesday, the Coalfield Lady Yellow jackets jumped out to a big lead early, extended it to 55-17 at halftime and cruised at home, beating the Clinton Lady Dragons 70-38. Coalfield got 18 points from Grace Hensley and 16 points from Kaylea Foster while Clinton was led by eight points apiece from Megan Childs and Destiny Jones. Clinton fell to 0-5 with the loss.
The Clinton Dragon boys got another balanced offensive performance and pulled away down the stretch as they won at Coalfield 82-67. Daraon Jones and Trevon Hill led the Dragons with 21 points apiece, Tyler Thackerson added 15 and J’Quan Thomas contributed 13 as Clinton had four players in double figures for the second straight game. Michael Brown led all scorers with 27 points.

The Loudon girls defeated Anderson County despite 20 points by Brooklin McCoy and 14 points from Klarissa Roberts. The Lady Mavs fell to 0-4 with the loss.
Anderson County outgunned Loudon Tuesday 67-53 as Riley Sexton led the way with 18 points, Grant Holt added 15 and Noah Green notched 13. The Mavericks are now 3-1 on the season.

ELSEWHERE
Kingston girls 61 Oliver Springs 49…Kingston boys 61 Oliver Springs 55
Hardin Valley girls 77 Karns 38…Karns boys 57 Hardin Valley 52
Midway girls 63 Monterey 56…Monterey boys 67 Midway 44
Rockwood girls 48 Sunbright 41…Sunbright boys 54 Rockwood 51

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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