Bradley Central holds slim 27-24 lead over McMinn County at the half

Bradley Central holds slim 27-24 lead over McMinn County at the half

January 29th, 2013 by Gene Henley in Local - Breaking News

ATHENS, Tenn. - Class AAA fourth-ranked Bradley Central holds a slim 27-24 lead over McMinn County at the half in Athens.

McMinn held a 16-14 lead after a quarter, but the Bearettes found success breaking the press in the second quarter and took the lead on a spinning layup by Rebecca Reuter with 47 seconds left in the half.

Kayla Withrow has seven points to lead the Bearettes, with Reuter and Brooke Copeland - who is battling foul trouble - scoring six. McMinn has been led by Keke Smith and Rachel Burke, who each have eight points.

Read Wednesday's Times Free Press for full story.

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