The Lady Cougars made it look easy last Friday evening as they crushed the visiting Whitesville Trinity Lady Raiders 68-22, to complete another perfect 6-0 season against 12th District opponents.
Grayson County got scoring from 11 different players and led from start to finish in a game in which the clock ran continuously by the mercy rule the whole second half.
Junior Grace White scored 16 of her game-high 18 points in the first quarter as the Lady Cougars raced out to a 30-point lead, 34-4 at the end of that first period.
Grayson County scored the first nine points of the game before Trinity’s Nina Wathen put her team on the board by hitting 1-of-2 at the line. The Lady Cougars then scored 23 straight points to lead by 31 points, 32-1 with 36 seconds remaining in the period.
Wathen hit a three-pointer with 17 seconds left, but White beat the buzzer with a put-back basket to make it 34-4 heading into the second period.
Head coach Daniel Pharris brought in bench players in the second period, but they were still able to outscore the Lady Raiders 17-5 in the period to lead by 42 points, 51-9 at the half.
Wathen led the Lady Raiders with 15 points, including two shots from behind the arc. In addition to her 18 points, White pulled down five rebounds and added four assists and four steals.
Sophomore Brandi Minton came off the bench in the first period and played a good number of minutes, hitting three three-pointers and finishing with 11 points. She also had four assists and three steals.
Senior Sarah Pierce just missed double figures with nine points, all of them coming on threes. Senior Breana Minton scored seven points, all in the first half, and added four rebounds and four steals.
Four players, Allie Horton, Kennedi Cave, Kenzie Renfrow and Laura Vincent scored four points each. Renfrow, the smallest player on the court, wound up leading the Lady Cougars with six rebounds, while Vincent added four.
Shannon Smith and Kaylee Masden each finished with three points, while Bailey Snyder had one to complete the scoring.
Reach Don Brown at 259-9622, ext. 2016