Bartow 8U girls reach GRPA District 5 finals; 10U boys also advance
The 10U Bartow Blue boys team defeated Powder Springs Saturday at the Houston Suggs Youth Recreation Facility in the opening round of the Georgia Parks and Recreation Association District 5 Tournament 49-19.
Kaden Baldiwn led Bartow Blue 10U with 19 points. He was followed by Jayden Foster and Zantavian Brown with nine points each. Jamarian Pullum scored six points. Ja’Kavien Harris added four points and Joseph Boatman two.
Bartow Blue 10U advances to the District 5 semifinals Monday night at the Houston Suggs Youth Facility at Hamilton Crossing Park where they will play Rome/Floyd County at 8pm. Rome/Floyd County defeated Cartersville Saturday 37-33 to advance to the semifinals.
BARTOW 8U GIRLS 20, DALTON 15
The Bartow County 8U girls all-star team defeated Dalton Saturday at the Whitfield County Recreation Department gym, 20-15, to advance to the GRPA District 5 championship game.
Bartow 8U was led in scoring by Samantha Gough with eight points. Haley Collum scored four points. Lily Roberts contributed three points. Savannah Viktora and Ansley Tilley both added two points and Rhianna Crittenden scored one.
Bartow will play Whitfield County in the championship game Tuesday at Whitfield County at 6:15pm. Whitfield County defeated Rome 25-3 in the other district semifinal.