Following the Lady Warriors’ 21-10 first quarter lead, the Lady Tigers never drew within 14 points the rest of the way in the Centre squad’s 70-50 victory.
Four CCHS players scored in double figures, led by Anissa Anglin’s 15 points.
Mimi Williams contributed 14 points, followed by Whitney Bowers with 12 and Hally Wright with 11.
Leann Moten led Cedar Bluff with 17 points, while Audrie Rucker added 16 and Caroline May chipped in 10.
The Lady Warriors shot an impressive 74% (17-for-23) at the foul line.
Anglin’s eight first period points helped the hosts take the lead for good, while Bowers’ two free throws with 48 seconds left in the first half gave CCHS a 41-23 halftime advantage.
Anglin’s buzzer-beating three-point basket at the end of the third quarter made it a 62-33 CCHS lead.
The Lady Tigers out-scored CCHS 17-8 over the final eight minutes, but the Lady Warriors had the game well in hand by the final buzzer.
CCHS (70): Anissa Anglin 15, Mimi Williams 14, Whitney Bowers 12, Hally Wright 11, Anna Kisor 7, Rachel Kennerly 6, Lauren Pierce 3, Beth Williams 2.
CEDAR BLUFF (50): Leann Moten 17, Audrie Rucker 16, Caroline May 10, Leigha Blake: 4, Kendra Goss 2, Tina Moten 1.
Last Saturday, the CCHS girls (10-2) defeated Trion (GA), 62-46.
The Lady Warriors led 14-10 after one quarter, 28-25 at halftime and 46-38 after the third period.
"Anna [Kisor] played a great defensive game, and Hally [Wright] played well on both ends of the floor," said CCHS head coach Neil Barker.
For CCHS, Rachel Kennerly scored 13 points, followed by Wright with 11, Mimi Williams with 10, Anglin with nine and Kisor with six.
Kisor pulled down 12 rebounds, dished out four assists and came up with three steals.
The Cherokee Co. girls defeated Gaylesville, 67-27, in the County Invitational last Wednesday (Dec. 15).
Every CCHS player scored, led by Anglin with 15 and Williams with 14.
After posting a 23-4 lead after one quarter, the Lady Warriors took a 43-12 halftime lead and a 56-18 third quarter advantage.
Also for the Lady Warriors, Wright contributed six points, seven assists and seven steals.
For the Lady Trojans (7-5, 1-3), Sloane Brewster had a double-double of 17 points and 14 rebounds while coming up with six steals.
Cassandra Waldron and Amber Moseley each scored four points, while Casey Stallings grabbed five rebounds.
On Dec. 13, the Cherokee Co. girls defeated Class 3A, Area 16 rival Crossville, 64-53.
After trailing 19-18 after one quarter, the visiting Lady Warriors (7-2, 3-1) went up 32-23 at halftime and 45-41 after three periods.
Five players scored in double figured for CCHS, led by Bowers and Wright with 14 points each.
Anglin and Mimi Williams each scored 11 points, while Kennerly chipped in 10.
Bowers grabbed eight rebounds, while Kennerly pulled down six.
Wright dealt out six assists