The Grayson County Middle School Lady Cougars basketball teams opened their regular season game against the Breckinridge County Lady Tigers on Oct. 12.

The Lady Cougars had a clean sweep: Sixth-grade won 34-8; seventh grade won 36-21; and the eighth-grade won 40-32.

Sixth Grade GameThe Lady Cougars got on the board at the 9:39 mark with a basket from Payton Bowman. The Lady Cougars finished the half on a 14-0 run.

The Lady Tigers finally got a basket at the 9:15 mark. Grayson County outscored Breckinridge County 20-6 to give the Lady Cougars the win.

Payton Bowman — 15 points — 3 rebounds — 4 steals

Breigh Jones — 9 points — 3 rebounds — 3 steal

Emma Jennings — 6 points — 6 rebounds

Jacie Alexander — 2 points — 2 rebounds

Hannah Smith — 2 points — 6 rebounds

Seventh Grade Game

The Lady Cougars opened the first quarter with a basket from Tessa Cummings, then the Lady Tigers scored with a basket making it 2-2.

That would start a 15-2 run by the Lady Cougars, sending the team into the locker room holding a 17-4 lead.

The Lady Tigers scored with 1:45 left in the third quarter with an old-fashioned three-point play, making it 24-13. Breigh Jones finished the third quarter with a basket and drawing a foul. She sunk one of two from the free-throw line making it 27-13. Grayson County and Breckinridge County went back and forth in the fourth quarter until a 9-8 run by the Lady Cougars gave them the win.

Breigh Jones — 14 points — 3 rebounds — 3 steal

Payton Bowman — 4 points — 4 rebounds — 2 steals

Addi Spainhoward — 10 points — 3 rebounds

Izzy Edens — 5 points — 5 rebounds

Tessa Cummings — 2 points — 2 rebounds

Summer Flores — 1 point

Eighth Grade Game

The Lady Cougars opened the eighth-grade game on an 11-8 run to end the first quarter.

At the 2:42 mark of the second quarter, the Lady Tigers had their first lead of the game at 14-13. Kenedi Green then scored two baskets, and Gracie Escue scored one basket to finish a 6-0 run, sending the team into the locker room holding a 19-17 lead.

Grayson County and Breckinridge County went back and forth in the third quarter, as the Lady Cougars headed in the fourth quarter with a 29-26 lead.

With 4:44 left in the game, Green led a 5-0 run making it 34-26. A Breckinridge County fan was ejected from the game because of a call he did not like, but the Lady Cougars were able to hold on for the win.

Kenedi Green -14 points — 4 rebounds

Gracie Escue — 12 points — 5 rebounds

Lucy Tarrance — 9 points — 4 rebounds

Haley Miller — 2 points — 2 rebounds

Breigh Jones — 2 points — 2 rebounds

Addie Hodges — 1 point

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