Lady Dawgs drop distict game at Metcalfe

Posted January 9, 2019 at 9:26 am



The Clinton County Lady Bulldogs dropped two games this week, one at the hands of neighboring Pickett County, and the other against 16th District rival Metcalfe County.

Clinton County 54

Pickett County 82

At the beginning of the game, both teams were up and down the floor in a very fast paced motion.

Clinton County stayed close for the first part of the first quarter, tying the score at four two minutes into the game.

Pickett County then put together an 11-2 run to move ahead, 15-6.

By the end of the period, Clinton County found itself down by 10, 24-14.

To start the second quarter, Pickett County continued to press on the gas adding to its run. By the 5:36 mark, Pickett County put together a 13-0 run for a 20 point lead, 34-14.

Clinton County never got into the game after that as Pickett County led at the half, 44-26.

The Lady Dawgs didn’t give in during the second half, however, their efforts were no match for the Lady Bobcats.

By the end of the period, Clinton County trailed, 65-38.

The final quarter was just a formality as Pickett County continued to score at will.

By the end of the game, Clinton County scored 16 in the final quarter compared to Pickett County’s 17, but the damage had already been done.

Clinton County lost the game, 82-54.

Individual scoring for Clinton County was:

Mann 19

Stockton 12

Roberts 10

Cope 5

Young 4

Moons 4

Clinton County 43

Metcalfe County 67

The Lady Dawgs traveled to Metcalfe County on Friday night for the second of two regular season meetings between the two teams.

The first meeting happened on December 7 at Lindle Castle Gymnasium and saw the Lady Dawgs defeated, 78-41.

At the beginning of the second matchup, Metcalfe County started out on a 13-0 run against the Lady Dawgs. Clinton County dug in and finished the quarter on a 10-0 run to trail by only three points after the first quarter, 13-0.

The Lady Dawgs had only scored four points in the first five minutes of the second period, while Metcalfe County put up 15 to lead, 28-14.

By the end of the period, Clinton County found itself down, 33-19 to close the half.

At the start of the second half, Metcalfe County continued to add pressure to the Lady Dawgs.

The Lady Hornets posted 22 points in the third quarter alone, compared to Clinton County’s 13. The Lady Dawgs were down, 55-32 at the end of the third quarter.

During the final quarter, Clinton County posted 11 points including a three pointer by Alexis Roberts and a field goal each from Rylee Stockton, Braylee Mann, Cassie Thompson and McKenzie Cope.

Metcalfe County only posted 12 points for the period, but the second and third quarter scoring for the Lady Hornets built up a big enough lead to coast in the final period.

Clinton County moved to 5-12 with the 67-43 loss.

Individual scoring for Clinton County was:

Mann 24

Roberts 9

Stockton 4

Thompson 2

Cope 2

Moons 2

Clinton County was back in action on Tuesday, too late for press deadline, against Cumberland County and will be on the road Friday to wrap up the regular season district play against Russell County.

The Lady Dawgs are 1-4 in district play.

Abbi Young put up a runner during the second half of Thursday night’s game against Pickett County. Young finished the game with four points.

Alexis Roberts drove the lane during the first half against Pickett County last week. Clinton County lost the game, 82-54. Roberts finished with 10 points.