Lady Dawgs come from behind to win, 55-48

Posted February 24, 2021 at 12:45 pm



The Lady Bulldogs hadn’t played a game since February 2 against Cumberland County due to being quarantined, but finally got back on the hardwood Saturday as the they played host to Campbellsville.

During the opening minutes, both teams struggled from the floor.

Nearly two minutes into the game, neither team had scored, until the 5:52 mark when Aysha Sutton dropped in one free throw for a 1-0 lead.

Campbellsville answered with a three pointer to take a two point lead, 3-1.

Braylee Mann and Sutton then combined for three points to take a one point lead at the 3:20 mark, 4-3.

Campbellsville then tied the score on a free throw to put the game at 4-4.

Clinton County put together a 6-0 run at the 2:39 mark to take a 10-4 lead.

Campbellsville scored the final two baskets of the period to cut the lead to two points at the end of the first, 10-8.

The second quarter didn’t fare well for the Lady Dawgs.

During the entire eight minutes of play, the Lady Dawgs only put up seven points.

Campbellsville went above and beyond on scoring and added 20 points to their side of the board for a halftime lead of 28-17.

Clinton County came out of the locker room after halftime and went to work.

During the first four minutes of the second half, Clinton County put together a 11-2 run to get to within two points, 30-28.

At the 4:18 mark, Campbellsville hit two foul shots to extend the lead to four points, 32-28.

Landree Moons cut the lead back to two points on two free throws at the 3:58 mark, 32-30.

Campbellsville hit a field goal at the 2:55 mark, but Abbi Young knocked down back-to-back three pointers to take a two point lead, 36-34.

Campbellsville added a three point play to the scoreboard for a one point edge with 1:59 remaining, 37-36, but a field goal by Mann put the Lady Dawgs up by one at the end of three, 38-37.

Mann opened up the fourth quarter with a free throw and a field goal for a 41-37 lead.

The Lady Eagles hit a three pointer to cut the lead to one, but two free throws by Moons and one by Sutton gave the Lady Dawgs a four point cushion, 44-40.

Campbellsville hit back-to-back three pointers to take a two point lead with 3:40 on the clock, 46-44.

Moons cut the lead to one on a free throw, 46-45, but Campbellsville hit two from the foul line to lead by three, 48-45.

At the 1:34 mark, Moons dropped in one foul shot to get to within two, followed by two foul shots from Mann to tie the score at 48 with 1:15 on the clock.

With 41 seconds remaining, Young knocked down a three pointer for a three point edge, 51-48.

Clinton County’s Mann sealed the deal with two made free throws with 16 seconds remaining, 53-48, and put icing on the cake with six seconds remaining by dropping in two free throws, for the final score of 55-48.

During the game, Braylee Mann scored her 1,000th career point to put her into the 1,000 point club.

Individual scoring for Clinton County was:

Mann 19

Young 12

Sutton 11

Moons 11

Cope 2

The Lady Dawgs will play Friday at home against Lynn Camp.

Junior varsity is set to begin at 4:30 with varsity action to begin around 6 p.m.

Clinton County is also scheduled to host Allen County/Scottsville on Saturday at noon.


Makenzie Cope put up a shot in the first half against Campbellsville on Saturday.

Aysha Sutton drove the lane to put up a shot during Clinton County’s game against Campbellsville on Saturday. Sutton finished with 11 points.

At the 1:15 mark in the fourth quarter against Campbellsville, Braylee Mann hit the free throw that put her into the 1,000 point club. Mann finished the game with 19 points.