Lady Canes, Canes top Woodland
CARTERSVILLE BOYS 49, WOODLAND 38
The Cartersville boys basketball team held visiting Woodland scoreless in the second quarter Thursday night at the Storm Center, but the Wildcats rallied in the third quarter to challenge their hosts before the Canes pulled away for an 11-point win.
Jaylon Pugh and Avery Showell led Cartersville with 16 and 11 points, respectively. T.J. Horton followed with seven points. Trase Fezzia and Isaac Gridley contributed five for the Hurricanes in their victory.
Cartersville led 15-13 after one period and 24-13 at halftime, but Woodland tied the game at one point in the third period before trailing 34-30 heading into the final eight minutes.
Camden Royal led Woodland with 10 points. Hunter Johnson added nine. Jaylen Ballard contributed seven points, followed by Trevor Knowles and Justice Hayes with six points each.
Cartersville (6-1) will play Cass on December 28 at 5:30pm in the opening round of the Chattooga Christmas Tournament in Summerville.
Woodland (1-7) hosts Cass for their next game on January 3.
CARTERSVILLE GIRLS 54, WOODLAND 25
The Lady Canes have now won three in a row and four of their last five after defeating visiting Woodland Thursday night at the Storm Center, 54-25.
Cartersville built their scoreboard advantage early, leading 14-3 after eight minutes and 28-13 at the intermission.
Camilla Rodriguez and Madison McKinney led the way for Cartersville, scoring 19 and 10 points respectively.
Anya Davis, Kimora McClinic, Addie Smith, Monica Motuba, and India Reid contributed four points each for the Lady Canes. Caroline Bagwell finished with three points and Ariana Cochran added two.
Madgie Robinson scored eight points for the Lady Cats. Jamison Kilgo and Lexie Robinson totaled five points each. Nichiah Metcalf scored three, while Jordan Duck and Danielle Downs both added two points.
Woodland (0-9) is off for the remainder of the holiday break and will host Cass January 3.
Cartersville (5-3) will face Cass in the opening round of the Chattooga Christmas Tournament December 28 at 4pm in Summerville.