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Lady Eagles sophomore Bethanie Williams scored 20 points in Monday night’s Region 1-A semifinal loss to Cloudland High School. Cosby fell by a 39-35 score.
|Published: 2:30 AM, 02/26/2013
||Last updated: 10:35 AM, 02/26/2013
Author: Seth Butler
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
AFTON-A season full of high hopes came crashing down in the
fourth quarter of Monday night’s Region 1-A semifinal.
Cloudland High School finished Monday
night’s game on an 8-2 run over the final 5:31 to end the state’s fifth-ranked Cosby Lady Eagles
The late-game run, which was propelled by a number of Cosby miscues down the
stretch, by the Lady Highlanders allowed them to claim a 39-35 win to advance to Wednesday night’s
Region 1-A championship game against Hampton High School.
The loss ends Cosby’s season with a
The night was marred by one of the worst offensive nights of the season by the
Lady Eagles. Cosby made only 9-of-36 shots from the field and only sophomore guard Bethanie
Williams reached double figures with a 20-point night.
“Offensively, we didn’t execute at
all,” Cosby coach Richard Coggins said. “We played way too tight and we didn’t come over here
tonight and do what we knew how to do.”
“You just have to play when it counts and tonight,
we didn’t,” Coggins said.
For the full story, see the February 26 edition of the Newport
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