Lady Eagles win 2nd Place in Rhea Holiday Shootout

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Lady Eagles win 2nd Place in Rhea Holiday Shootout

Rhea County Lady Eagles Defeat Lady Pioneers 54-16.

In the opening round of the Rhea County Shootout the Lady Eagles easily won against East Ridge.  Madison Rader hit 6 three point baskets to lead the Lady Eagle offense.  Rhea County led 14-4, 31-8, 42-13 at the quarter breaks on their way to a 54-16 win.

Madison Rader led all scorers with 21 points with 18 points from behind the arc.  Rhea County’s bench saw plenty of action in this game.  Other scoring for Rhea County was Amber Levi with 10 points, Megan Revis with 6 points, Katie Loden with 4 points, Jessee Wallis with 3 points, Julie Brown with 8 points, and Kenzie Freeman with 2 points.

The win pushed Rhea County Lady Eagles to a record of 8-2.

Lady Eagles Battle Brainerd in 2nd Round

Lady Eagles cruised to a 62-41 victory over Brainerd who bested Soddy Daisy in their first round match-up.

Scorers for the Lady Eagles were Jessee Wallis 15 points, Julie Brown 13 points, Amber Levi 12 points, Madison Rader 6 points, Shelby Thurman 6 points, Megan Revis 3 points, Katie Loden 2 points, Kenzie Freeman 2 points, Micayla Keen 2 points, and Kelsey Miles with 1 point.

The win brought the Lady Eagles to a 9-2 record for the season.

Championship Game versus Cannon County

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I’m disappointed in the loss. But our girls played hard, and I’m proud of them.

Coach Johnston – Lady Eagles Head Coach

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After a hard fought game, Cannon County pulled away in the second half for a 66-44 win.  The Lady Eagles trailed by only 1 point after the first period and 3 points at the half.  In the second half, Cannon County’s Abby Sissom, a  MTSU commit, led the charge as Cannon County pulled away from the Lady Eagles.

Scorers for the Lady Eagles include Aber Levi with 15 points, Jessee Wallis 12 points, Julie Brown 11 points, Shelby Thurman 5 points, and Madison Rader with 4 points.

The Lady Eagles took 2nd Place in the Rhea Holiday Shootout for their performance.  Lady Eagles Coach Shane Johnston gives praise to the Cannon County program.  “That’s why we invited Cannon County.  We knew they would be a measuring stick.  They have a storied school and girl’s basketball program.  At the end of the day, their players made some big shots.   I’m disappointed in the loss.  But our girls played hard, and I’m proud of them.”

Lady Eagles Holiday Shootout Pics

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