Trigg County's girls' middle school basketball team dropped a pair of games in the Middle School State Tournament over the weekend in Lexington but were very competitive in both.
Trigg opened with a 39-33 loss to Wayne County Middle in a game they led 18-17 at halftime. Khadijah Grubbs led Trigg with 19 points, while Rachel Want scored six points. Allison Greene added three points, Karli Bush and Leonzerrae Grubbs each scored two points, and Allyssa Stallons scored one point.
In the consolation bracket, Trigg County faced Meyzeek Middle School from downtown Louisville. Trigg trailed 28-19 after three quarters and fell 45-29. Grubbs again led Trigg with 11 points, while Greene scored seven, and Want scored five.
The championship game of the tournament will be played at Rupp Arena Nov. 28 between Crosby Middle School of Middletown, a Louisville suburb, and Lebanon Middle School from Marion County.