Caldwell County 58 Trigg County 41
Mallory Mize drives to the basket against Caldwell County (Todd Griffin photo)
Caldwell County used a 30-0 first half run to turn back Trigg County 58-41 in girls basketball action Tuesday night at Wildcat Gym.
Alison Russell's 3-pointer with 4:29 left in the first quarter tied the game at 7-7. Trigg County wouldn't score for another 9:47 of game time. 11 missed shots and 13 turnovers spelled a 30-0 run for Caldwell that gave the visitors a 39-14 lead at the half.
To Trigg County's credit, they kept battling in the second half to keep the contest from getting out of hand.
Caldwell scored 28 points off 19 turnovers with a stifling press that caused 15 first half turnovers for Trigg County.
Mallory Mize led the Lady Wildcats with 17 points, while Russell drained three first half 3-pointers for finish with nine points. Sophomore Taylor Gray added six points and eight rebounds.
Caldwell County (10-8) got 17 points and five rebounds from Tori Loomis. LeLe Rodgers added 11 points and topped 1,000 career points with a third quarter bucket.
Trigg County drops to 5-13 with the loss and will travel to Hickman County Saturday for face a Lady Falcon squad that is 1-8 and owners of a six-game losing streak.