Lady Colonels, Colonels win at Adairsville
The Cass basketball teams added non-region wins Saturday night at Adairsville against their county rivals to sweep the season series.
CASS GIRLS 57, ADAIRSVILLE 32
The Cass Lady Colonels took a five point lead after one period and extended it each quarter on their way to a 57-32 win Saturday night at county rival Adairsville.
Cass got 13 points each from Jana Morning and Lexy Walraven to lead their attack. Payton Stoddard, Esmeralda Thomas, and Haley Gildersleeve contributed seven points each for the Lady Colonels. Alexis Ware scored four, followed by Breanna Hutchins with three, Kyla Michienzi two, and Jaclyn Hazelwood with one point.
Zay Harris led Adairsville with eight points, while Taylor Greene and Havyn Isaac both scored five. Josie Summerville, Logan O’Neal, Latya Printup, and Victoria Davis each added three points for the Lady Tigers, followed by Lori Cimino and Chloe Powell with one each.
The Lady Colonels improved to 11-8 on the year. The Lady Tigers are now 7-11.
Cass goes on the road next week to play at Rome Tuesday (6pm) and at Sequoyah Friday (6pm).
Adairsville hosts a pair of home games against Sonoraville Tuesday (6pm) and Coahulla Creek Friday (6pm).
CASS BOYS 78, ADAIRSVILLE 46
The Colonels breezed past the home-standing Tigers Saturday night and remained perfect on the year against county rivals with a 32-point win at Adairsville.
Cass led the entire game including 10-7 after one period and 28-18 at halftime, but started to impose their will after the break.
The Colonels scored 28 points in the third quarter and allowed only 10 to pull away from the Tigers.
Mike Sims led all scorers in the game with 17 points, followed by Ian Whittington with 13 and Jake Collum 12 for Cass. C.J. Bennett and Ashton Burley tossed in eight apiece. Mark Chester scored seven. Jacquez Mills added four, followed by Tristan Coffman, Carter Hedden, Matt Ginn, and Noah James with two each. Ed Curtis made a free throw to round out the Colonels’ scoring.
The Tigers leading scorer was Cody Henderson with 11 points, followed by Ethan Belcher and Juan Perez with nine each. James Sims and Cole Hewitt totaled four and three points, respectively for Adairsville followed by two points each from Hunter Hice, Shane Hamby, Devin Isaac, Bryce Holland, and Grayson Dailey.
Cass (8-10 overall) plays at Rome Tuesday (7:30pm) and at Sequoyah Friday (7:30pm).
Adairsville (5-13) has home games next week with Sonoraville Tuesday (7:30pm) and Coahulla Creek on Friday (7:30pm).