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Raiders, Raiderettes start off busy week of basketball with Forrest  

Posted on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Moore County started off a busy week of basketball Monday afternoon.

The Raiders pulled out a thrilling over Forrest as Will Harder’s putback at the buzzer lifted the Raiders to a 57-55 win.

The Raiders improved to 8-11 overall.

Blake Woosley goes up for a shot against Forrest. Photo by Jeff Reed

Moore County let a 10-point lead get away and Forrest rallied with a 16-4 run to take a two-point halftime lead. Moore County’s 18-10 fourth-quarter advantage was capped by Harder’s rebound and putback. Harder finished with 14 points. Colton Bateman scored 15 points to lead the Raiders’ scoring. Andrew Copeland had 12.

The Raiderettes fell behind 18-8 after a quarter and took a 51-32 loss to the Forrest girls. Carolyna Driver scored 10 points to lead the Raiderettes. Erica Clifton added seven and Olivia Richards scored five points

Friday, the Raiders topped Huntland 69-54. The Raiders led by two points at halftime before outscoring the Hornets 21-7 in the third period. Brayden Cashion scored 18 points and Riley Holman added 15 points to lead Moore County (1-2 District 8). Will Harder added 10 points.

In Friday’s opener, the Raiderettes (12-8, 1-2) fell to Huntland 58-46. Olivia Richards led Moore County with 17 points. Regan Corder added 11.

Tuesday, Moore County was set to travel to Cascade. The Raiders and Raiderettes have two home games this weekend. They host Cornersville on Friday and Summertown on Saturday.