Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Academy Lady Cougars were hoping to earn just their third win of the season at their last home game on Procter court Friday night. However, offensive struggles dashed all hopes early and the Lady Cougars lost to the Merrol Hyde Magnet Lady Hawks, 36-21.
The Lady Cougars shot just 1-of-14 from the field in the first half, scoring only 2 points. After three periods they had been outscored by the Lady Hawks 30-7.
They were outscored primarily by one player, Lady Hawk Annika Coley.
Clarksville Academy falls to Merrol Hyde (Michael Rios Clarksville Sports Network)
Coley led all scorers, scoring 22 of the Lady Hawks 30 points in three periods.
The Lady Cougars found their offense in the fourth period. They outscored the Lady Hawks 14-6, narrowing the gap slightly but not enough to overcome their early struggles.
Five different Lady Cougars scored in the last period of the game. They shot 6-of-17 from the field in the last period. Taylor Treadway and Charlsie Powers led the team with 5 points.
The Lady Hawks out-rebounded the Lady Cougars 21 to 15. Anna Lewis led the way almost earning a double-double with 8 points and 10 boards.
The Lady Hawks shot 16-of-42 from the field in the game. They also made 2-of-7 free throws.
The Lady Cougars converted only 9-of-39 from the field and 2-of-5 from the free throw line.
The win improves the Lady Hawks to 5-12 overall. The Lady Cougars fall to 2-19 overall and 1-11 in District 10-A.
Merrol Hyde Magnet 4 11 15 6 – 36
Clarksville Academy 2 0 5 14 – 21
Merrol Hyde Magnet
Annika Coley 22, Anna Lewis 8, Emilie Boone 4, Katie Frisbee 2.
Taylor Treadway 5, Charlsie Powers 5, Anna Cherry 4, Hannah Holt 2, Abby Hogan 2, Caroline Caudill 2, Brinley Mack 1.
About Marlon Scott
Marlon Scott is a freelance journalist and writer. He graduated from Austin Peay State University in 2011 with a B.S. in Communications, majoring in Communication Arts with a concentration in print and web journalism. His writing career began as a sports writer for The All State, the APSU student newspaper, in 2006. He continued working for the paper until his graduation, serving in various positions including Sports Editor and Editor-in-Chief.
In 2010, Scott contributed stories and photographs as well as designed and served as Editor-in-Chief for the monograph, Civic Art of Clarksville: The stories behind the pieces.
Scott has also produced 60 stories for The Leaf Chronicle, the local newspaper of Clarksville, TN.
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