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By Jerry Richmond, Sports Staff Writer

Trousdale County started its 2019-20 basketball season Saturday with four games at Gallatin High.

The Lady Jackets dropped their opener, falling 50-47 to Clarksville Northwest.

Senior Chloe Donoho paced TCHS with 18 points and junior Claire Belcher had nine. Sophomore Kailen Donoho had seven points, senior Tori Simmons four, senior Josie Garrett three, junior Kinley Brown three, junior Morgan White two and junior Kirsten Eversole one.

In their second game, the Lady Jackets struggled on offense and fell 65-30 to Gallatin.

Choloe Donoho scored nine points, Simmons seven, White six, Kailen Donoho four, Belcher two and Brown two.

In the boys’ opener, the Jackets came up short against Northwest by a 46-45 score.

Junior Alex Ford had 18 points and classmate Trent Pharris had eight. Sophomores Kane Burnley and Andrew Ford had six points each, junior Landon Carver had four and senior Brandon Ramsey three.

In the second game, Gallatin claimed a 56-48 win over the Yellow Jackets.

Alex Ford had 14 points and Andrew Ford 12, Burnley and Carver had seven each, Pharris four, sophomore Garrett Rieger two and freshman Tyler Dixon two.

Trousdale County will travel to Watertown on Tuesday for a 6 p.m. tipoff.

JSMS: Jim Satterfield Middle dropped both games at Red Boiling Springs on Nov. 18.

The Jr. Lady Jackets lost 47-25 as Ella Elmore had eight points, JaNae’ Aponte’ six and Mary Linville four. Kayleigh Dunn, Abby Elmore and Aubrie Wemple each had two points and Braylee Potts had one.

The Jr. Jackets fell 35-25 as Cole Gregory had 12 points, Kobyn Calhoun six, Jake Fergusson five and Kingston McClain two.

On Nov. 21, JSMS split its games at Tucker’s Crossroads.

Wemple scored 10 points in the Jr. Lady Jackets’ 29-17 victory. Aponte’ followed with eight points while Dunn and Linville had four each, Abby Elmore had two and Potts one.

In the boys’ game, Calhoun had 12 points but no one else reached double figures as the Jr. Jackets fell 42-27. McClain added six points, Gregory five, Dalton Satfford two and Devan Walford two.

JSMS will host Gordonsville on Monday.