Cass earns road sweep at Paulding; Excel girls, Adairsville boys also win
The Cass girls and boys teams swept Paulding County Tuesday night in Region 7-AAAAA play, while the Excel Christian Academy girls and the Adairsville boys also picked up local victories.
Tuesday night's local results:
CASS GIRLS 49, PAULDING COUNTY 28
The Lady Colonels led by nine after one quarter and by 19 at the intermission on their way to a 21-point road victory Tuesday night.
Payton Stoddard led the Lady Colonels with 11 points. Lyric Curtis followed with nine. Jana Morning scored seven points. Chanel Clemons and Kyla Michienzi finished with six points. Esmeralda Thomas and Kyler Trouten added five points each.
Cass (3-2, 1-1 Region 7-AAAAA) plays East Paulding Friday at home.
CASS BOYS 63, PAULDING COUNTY 56
Ashton Burley led the Colonels with 17 points. C.J. Bennett, Ian Whittington, and Jake Collum added 10 points each as Cass won its third straight.
The Colonels led 12-7 after one quarter and 23-17 at halftime, before pushing their lead to 11 after three quarters at 45-34.
Carter Hedden added six points for the Colonels. Mark Chester and Jacquez Milles scored five points each.
Braylon Sheffield score 22 points to lead the Patriots. Shihem Mitchell added 15 points for Paulding and Jeremiah Reed scored 10.
Paulding County slipped to 1-4 overall and 0-2 in region play with the loss.
Cass (4-1, 2-0 Region 7-AAAAA) hosts East Paulding Friday night.
EXCEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY GIRLS 38, MOUNT PISGAH 22
Excel led throughout, including a 19-12 advantage at halftime.
Rylie Boston scored 11 points to lead all scorers in the game. Kalli Beth Scheff scored 10 points. Whitney Harris and Brighton McCollum finished with seven points each for Excel.
The Lady Eagles (3-1) play Friday at Mount Zion-Carroll.
NORTH MURRAY GIRLS 61, ADAIRSVILLE 34
The Lady Mountaineers led 20-10 after one quarter and 30-20 at halftime, but it was a 22-6 advantage in the third quarter that put Adairsville away Tuesday night in this 6-AAA matchup. Nikayah Washington led Adairsville with 11 points. Josie Summerville followed with eight and Taylor Green contributed five points for the Lady Tigers.
North Murray improved to 4-2 overall and 2-0 in region play.
Adairsville (2-3, 0-2) plays at Murray County Friday.
ADAIRSVILLE BOYS 57, NORTH MURRAY 52
The Tigers and Mountaineers battled to a 40-40 tie through three quarters, but Adairsville edged North Murray down the stretch for a five-point Region 6-AAA home win Tuesday night.
Adairsville led 13-7 after one quarter, but trailed 29-27 at halftime.
Hunter Hice led Adairsville with a game-high 16 points. Cody Henderson scored 11 points. Ethan Belcher added nine points and Ronald Hardin finished with eight. James Sims added six points for the Tigers.
Adairsville (3-3, 1-1) plays at Murray County Friday.
No. 7 CARROLLTON GIRLS 63, WOODLAND 13
The Lady Cats suffered a home loss Tuesday night to the 7th-ranked Lady Trojans in Woodland’s Region 7-AAAAA opener.
Carrollton shutout Woodland 10-0 in the first quarter and led 24-6 at halftime, before posting 39 more points in the second half.
Aleea Bone led Carrollton (4-0) with nine points. Rayven Brown and Elexus Bell added eight each.
McKenzie Hobbs led Woodland with nine points. Madgie Robinson and Jamison Kilgo added two points each.
Woodland (0-3) plays at Paulding County Friday and at Villa Rica on Saturday.