Harris boys drill Coffee Co.

Friday, December 4, 2009
Brayden Ward led Harris with 12 points in a 45-9 win over Coffee County. (T-G Photo by Gary Johnson)

Harris Middle's Golden Eagles rolled to an easy 45-9 victory over visiting Coffee County in a Central Tennessee Conference matchup Thursday night.

The Eagles (4-2, 4-1 CTC) didn't allow a point in the fourth quarter and Coffee County only scored two points in the first and second quarters.

Brayden Ward led the Eagles with 12 points while Kendall Ray added 11.

Matthew Barham scored five points for Coffee County.

Harris led 5-2 at the end of the first quarter, 13-4 at halftime and 30-9 after three periods.

Ikahia Harper brings the ball down the court for the Eaglettes. (T-G Photo by Gary Johnson)

The Eagles knocked down six 3-pointers with Ray connecting on three while Ward drilled home two and Sterling Smith one.

Coffee County 24, Harris 18 (G): A slow start proved costly for the Eaglettes.

Coffee County jumped out to a 12-5 lead, then held the Eaglettes (4-2, 3-2) scoreless and increased their lead to 18-5 at the half.

Harris outscored Coffee County 8-2 in the third quarter to cut the lead to 20-13 going into the fourth quarter.

"We just started slow but we did battle back. It was just too late," Eaglette coach Mark Potts said.

Megan Bledsoe scored a dozen points, including a pair of 3-pointers for the Eaglettes.

Tyger Fenton paced Coffee County with eight.

Harris returns to action Monday at Tullahoma East at 6:00.