LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — After starting the season 2-3, the Moore County Middle School girls basketball team has won eight of its last 10 games to improve to 10-5. The Raiderettes’ last two victories came against Huntland and Westwood. MCMS avenged an earlier loss to the Lady Hornets, while the Raiderettes completed the season sweep over the Rockets.
Monday night in Lynchburg, MCMS picked up a 29-18 win over Westwood. Moore County appeared well on its way to a blowout victory, but the visiting Rockets cut the lead to three points, 18-15, midway through the fourth period.
Westwood started its rally with a 3-pointer from the win and used backcourt pressure to force three Moore County turnovers. But the Raiderettes used a 10-0 run to build a 28-15 cushion with just 90 seconds remaining, reclaiming control of the game.
Kendall Dangerfield led Moore County with 13 points, while Maecy Fletcher added five. Charlotte Ray, Kerrigan Fanning, Erica Clifton, Jordan Lund and Madison Floyd chipped in two points each. Rayel Pierce completed the MCMS scoring with one point.
MCMS 44, Huntland 34
In Lynchburg, the Raiderettes got a 20-point effort from Olivia Richards to down the visiting Lady Hornets last Thursday night. Erica Clifton scored seven for Moore County, while Kendall Dangerfield added six. Scoring four apiece were Maecy Fletcher and Madison Floyd. Kerrigan Fanning added three.
Moore County led 19-13 at the half.
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