Lady Dawgs get one game in last week

Posted February 14, 2018 at 9:46 am



The Clinton County Lady Dawgs were able to get one game in last week before illness swept the county and canceled school for the first two days of this week.

Clinton County hosted Taylor County Tuesday night at Lindle Castle Gymnasium in a close contest, but couldn’t close the deal in the 55-48 loss.

The Lady Dawgs took the court after the junior varsity’s game on Tuesday night in hopes of picking up a win before the last week of regular season play got underway.

During the first quarter Clinton County kept the game close and managed to hold Taylor County on defense at times.

After the first eight minutes of play were over, Clinton County trailed by only two points, 13-11.

During the second quarter, Clinton County was still in the game and actually got to within one point on a free throw by Joelie Hicks with 1:49 on the clock, 19-18. Clinton County failed to score for the remainder of the second quarter as Taylor County put up five points to lead at the half, 24-18.

The Lady Dawgs didn’t give up in the second half and continued to put forth the effort on the court.

Abby Young knocked down a three pointer at the 6:50 mark to cut the lead to three points, 24-21, but a field goal by Taylor County extended its lead to five, 26-21.

With very little offense from both sides of the court, Clinton County managed to tie the score at 28 at the four minute mark on a three pointer by Alexis Roberts.

Taylor County then went up by two on a field goal, but a 4-0 run by the Lady Dawgs saw Clinton County take a two point lead at the 3:21 mark, 32-30.

Taylor County went on a run of its own, 10-2, to move up by six points with a minute remaining in the period.

By the time the third quarter had ended, Clinton County trailed by only four points, 40-36.

As the fourth quarter got underway, Clinton County bounced back and took the lead on a 5-0 run, 41-40.

Taylor County came back and hit two from the foul line to regain a one point lead, 42-41 at the 4:13 mark.

Taylor County went up by three on a field goal, but a basket by Braylee Mann cut the lead to only one point, 43-44, with 2:45 to play.

Clinton County fell behind by three points when Taylor County hit a field goal, 46-43, but two free throws by Hicks cut the lead back to one, 46-45, with 2:16 on the clock.

On two separate trips to the line, Taylor County dropped in two free throws to move ahead, 48-45. Hicks then went to the line on the next possession and hit one of two to cut the lead to two, 48-46, with 1:45 remaining.

The remainder of the game saw Clinton County only put up two points as Taylor County posted seven, giving Taylor County the win, 55-48.

Individual scoring for Clinton County was:

Stockton 11

Hicks 10

Roberts 9

Mann 8

Beaty 7

Young 3

Clinton County’s next game will be Thursday against Barren County at Lindle Castle Gymnasium.

All of Clinton County’s games last week, including the first part of this week were canceled due to the widespread flu.


Gabby Beaty shot a three pointer during the first half against Taylor County on Tuesday of last week. Clinton County lost the game by a final score of, 55-48.

Braylee Mann put up a three pointer in the first half against Taylor County last week. She finished with eight points on the night.

Joelie Hicks drove the lane for two of her 10 points against Taylor County last Tuesday night. Clinton County lost the game by a final score of, 55-48.