By Jerry Richmond, Sports Staff Writer

Trousdale County had two nights of basketball action last week against Gallatin and Eagleville.

On Monday at Gallatin, the Lady Jackets struggled at the free-throw line, making just 14 of 30 attempts in a 74-64 loss to the Lady Green Wave.

Senior Shelby Jane Petty scored a game-high 24 points while juniors Tori Simmons and Chloe Donoho had 14 and 11 points respectively. Sophomore Claire Belcher had seven points, freshman Kailen Donoho six and junior Josie Garrett two.

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Trousdale County’s Tori Simmons (32) blocks a shot against Eagleville in the Lady Jackets’ 54-42 victory.

In the boys’ game, the Jackets trailed 20-17 at halftime but could not maintain the momentum in the second half of a 56-38 loss to the Green Wave.

Junior Kobe Ford paced the Jackets with 12 points and senior Hayden Clark had 11. Sophomore Landon Carver had seven points, senior Brandon Bush three, junior Luke Haynes two, sophomore Brady Eden two and sophomore Trent Pharris one.

On Tuesday, the Jackets opened the home portion of their schedule against Eagleville.

The Lady Jackets (3-2) picked up a good win, downing the Lady Eagles 54-42.

Kailen Donoho came off the bench to lead Trousdale with 13 points. Simmons added 11 while Petty and Chloe Donoho had 10 each. Belcher had eight points and sophomore Kinley Brown had two.

The Jackets (1-4) quickly fell behind the Eagles, trailing 22-10 after the first quarter of a 73-44 loss.

Clark score 13 points and Ford had 12. Pharris and Carver each had seven points while Andrew Ford had two, Eden two and Haynes one.

Trousdale County will host Station Camp on Friday at 6 p.m., followed by a trip to Eagleville on Saturday for a 2 p.m. tip-off. The Yellow Jackets will open district play on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Gordonsville.