All ‘A’ run for Lady Dawgs falls short

Posted January 15, 2020 at 9:22 am



The Clinton County Lady Dawgs hosted Glasgow in the first round of the 4th Region All “A” Classic Monday night at The Castle.

In a tournament that in years past has seen Clinton County hang the tournament championship banners in the rafters, the Lady Bulldogs couldn’t find a way to get past the Lady Scotties in the first round of Monday night’s first round action.

In the first quarter, Clinton County struggled from the opening tip as Glasgow took complete control of the game.

Glasgow hit a three pointer to take a quick 3-0 lead.

Braylee Mann hit a field goal to cut the lead to one a the 6:50 mark. Landree Moons hit a field goal to take a one point lead with 5:42 on the clock, 4-3, but Glasgow hit a basket to regain the lead, 5-4 at the 5:25 mark.

Mann went one for one from the foul line to tie the score at 5 with 5:17 remaining in the first quarter and then all offense for the Lady Dawgs came to a complete stop as Glasgow finished the quarter with a 10-0 run to lead 15-5 after one.

The second quarter didn’t go much better for the Lady Dawgs as Glasgow continued to dominate the floor.

Mann hit a field goal to give the Lady Dawgs two points to start the quarter, but Glasgow scored the next 15 points for a 30-7 lead. By the time halftime arrived. Glasgow led the Lady Dawgs 35-12.

Glasgow ended the first half by hitting eight three pointers.

The second half didn’t go much better for the Lady Dawgs as Clinton County was just over-powered during the ball-game.

Glasgow put up 25 points during the third quarter alone compared to Clinton County’s 12 for a 60-24 lead and to set in motion a running clock for the remainder of the game.

By the time the game was over, Clinton County had only scored five points in the final period to Glasgow’s two, but the damage had already been done as Clinton County bowed out of the All “A” Classic in the first round by a final score of, 62-29.

Individual scoring for Clinton County was:

Mann 12

Moons 7

Young 6

Cope 4

Clinton County 44

Metcalfe County 56

The Clinton County Lady Bulldogs hosted Metcalfe County Friday night for the second of two regular season games between the two teams. Clinton County came out in rare form and took control of the game early in the first quarter and didn’t have any plans of looking back.

In the first four minutes of the game, four Lady Dawgs, including Abbi Young, Cassie Thompson, Braylee Mann and Landree Moons combined to jump out to a 10-0 lead with 4:36 on the clock.

Metcalfe County then went into a full court press to try and slow down the Lady Dawgs a bit, and finally put five points on the board. That led Young to hit a three pointer and put the Lady Dawgs back on top by eight, 13-5 with 1:33 remaining in the first period.

Metcalfe County hit a free throw to cut the lead to seven and finish the quarter with a 13-6 score.

During the second quarter, Metcalfe County started to close the gap somewhat by putting together an 11-3 run to take a one point lead with 3:45 on the clock before halftime, 17-16.

Moons tied the score at 17 on a free throw and Young took the lead again on a three pointer, one of her six for the game, 20-17.

Metcalfe County answered with a three pointer to tie the score at 20 and then took the lead on a field goal, 22-20.

Ashton Daniels cut the lead to one on a free throw, 22-21, and Mann finished the half with a field goal and took the lead at the half, 23-22.

The Lady Dawgs came out at half time much like they did at the start of the game.

Offense seemed to come easy as Clinton County jumped out to a quick seven point lead, 30-23. Metcalfe County then put together a 9-3 run to finish the quarter and see the Lady Dawgs’ lead cut to one at the end of the third quarter, 33-32.

It was all down hill in the fourth quarter for the Lady Dawgs as Metcalfe County continued to add to its run.

The Lady Hornets opened up with a 10-3 run to take an eight point lead, 44-36.

Daniels knocked down a three pointer at the 2:26 mark to cut the lead to five, 44-39, but two free throws and a field goal by Metcalfe County put the Lady Hornets up by nine points with 2:10 on the clock, 48-39.

The remainder of the game saw Metcalfe County running the clock out and the Lady Dawgs struggling to find any offense to keep the score close.

By the final buzzer, the Lady Dawgs had suffered a 12 point loss, 56-44.

Individual scoring for Clinton County was:

Young 18

Daniels 10

Mann 8

Moons 5

Thomspon 2

Sutton 1

Clinton County 32

Russell County 52

The Clinton County Lady Dawgs traveled to Russell County Tuesday, January 7, to take on the Lady Lakers.

Clinton County fell behind early as Russell County jumped out to a 3-0 lead before Moons made a field goal to cut the lead to one, 3-2.

Russell County then hit a three pointer to push the lead to four points, but Young answered with a three pointer of her own to cut the lead back to one with 5:01 on the clock, 6-5.

Clinton County wouldn’t score for the remainder of the quarter as Russell County added eight points to the board for a first quarter score of 14-5.

Both teams went point for point in the second quarter as Clinton County seem to get more comfortable on the floor. However, the hole that was dug in the first quarter seemed to too much to overcome all at one time.

By halftime, Clinton County was down 23-14.

During the third quarter, Clinton County struggled on the offensive end of the floor and Russell County exploded on its offensive end of the floor.

The Lady Lakers outscored the Lady Dawgs 21-9 during the third quarter alone, completely separating itself from the Lady Dawgs, 44-23.

The final quarter didn’t fare well for Clinton County either as the Lady Dawgs couldn’t find its rhythm. Even after going full court press in the latter part of the period, Russell County continued to maintain control and finished the game with a 20 point victory, 52-32.

Individual scoring for Clinton County was:

Mann 12

Moons 9

Young 9

Sutton 2

Clinton County will be back in action on Saturday, January 18 as the Lady Dawgs travel to Logan County to take on the Lady Cougars with a junior varsity start of 4 p.m.

Makenzie Cope put up a shot in the lane during Clinton County’s game against Metcalfe County on Friday. The Lady Dawgs lost the contest, 56-44.

Braylee Mann drove the lane for a layup during Clinton County’s district game against Metcalfe County Friday night at home. The Lady Dawgs lost the game by a final score of 56-44. Mann finished with eight points.