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Tuesday high school hoops roundup: Woodland, Adairsville girls garner first wins


The Woodland and Adairsville girls basketball teams picked up their first wins of the year Tuesday night, while the Cass boys also added a victory.

The Cartersville girls, Woodland boys, and Adairsville boys each lost contests.



The Woodland Lady Cats bounced back from a pair of losses to open the season and won at Allatoona Tuesday evening 48-44.

A tight game throughout, Allatoona held a 14-8 lead after one period and led 23-20 at halftime. Woodland battled back to tie the game after three periods at 35-35 and outscored the Lady Bucs 13-9 over the final eight minutes for the four point victory.

Whitney Harris led Woodland with 15 points with nine coming on a trio of three-pointers in the second half. Carli Clymer scored eight points for the Lady Cats, followed by Nickiah Metcalf with seven, six by Madgie Robinson, five by Lauren Morris, four by Morgan Cooper, and three by Ansley Evans.

Carley Cox and Sammy Roembke led Allatoona with 13 and 10 points, respectively.

Allatoona fell to 1-1 with the loss.

Woodland (1-1) hosts Kell in their Region 7-AAAAA opener on Friday, December 1.


The Adairsville girls surged to a 35-21 lead in the first half and held on for a 49-41 victory over Dade County Tuesday at the Northwest Whitfield Thanksgiving Tournament in Tunnel Hill for their initial win of the 2017-18 season.

The game was tied 15-15 after one quarter, but the Lady Tigers outscored the Lady Wolverines 20-6 in the second period to grab a 14 point lead at the intermission.

Dade County (0-4) narrowed the margin to 40-33 after three periods.

Megan Schauer led Dade County with 11 points.

Adairsville got 11 points from Nakiyah Washington and 10 from Zay Harris. Josie Summerville follwed with nine points. Havyn Isaac scored six. Breeana Wilson contributed five points. Chezne McConnell scored four, Coriana McDaniel three, and Alexa Varner one point for the Lady Tigers.

Adairsville (1-2) plays Model on Tuesday afternoon at 5:30 p.m. in both teams’ final game in the tournament at Northwest Whitfield.


The Cass boys defeating visiting Class 6A South Paulding Tuesday night, 48-43.

The Colonels led 13-5 after one period and held a 24-17 lead at halftime. Cass added to their lead in the third period to go up 32-21 and held off the Spartans in the final period for a five-point win.

Justice Hayes led Cass with 13 points. He was followed by Ashton Burley with 10 points. Ethan Carter contributed nine. Markeldrick Powell and Mark Chester added eight points each for the Colonels.

Cam Armstrong led South Paulding (0-2) with 22 points.

Cass (2-1) opens Region 7-AAAAA play Friday, December 1 at Rome and hosts Villa Rica on Saturday, December 2.


The Cartersville girls lost to Sonoraville 51-32 Tuesday night at the Armuchee Thanksgiving Classic.

Maliyah Parks led Sonoraville (1-1) in scoring with 14 points.

Cio Seigler led the Lady Canes with 12 points. Ariana Cochran posted six points for Cartersville, DeAsia Jefferson and Kalli Scheff added four points each.

Cartersville (0-2) plays Pepperell at home Tuesday night.


The Woodland boys basketball team dropped an 86-42 decision to Sprayberry Tuesday afternoon at the Paulding County Hoopsgiving Tournament in Dallas.

Sprayberry (2-3) led 24-14 after one quarter and extended that lead to 45-21 by halftime.

Khadim Samb led three Yellow Jackets in double figures with 17 points. Saigon Kitt and Matt Jenkins added 14 and 12 points, respectively.

Woodland got 11 points from Charles Norman; six each from Peyton Roberts and Connor Gallagher; four points from Dawson Wilkes, Hunter Johnson, and Kenny Jinks; Jaylen Ballard and Dustin Ivie added two points apiece.

Woodland (1-3) hosts Kell on Friday, December 1.


The Adairsville boys basketball team lost to East Hamilton (TN) Tuesday afternoon at the Dalton Thanksgiving Tournament 90-53.

The Hurricanes, out of Ooltewah, TN, led the Tigers 17-6 after one period and held a 45-20 advantage at the intermission.

East Hamilton (2-1) had five players in double figures in scoring, led by Cameron Montgomery with 20, Andrew Williams 18, Justin Dozier 15, Davae Hughley 14, and Vandrele Wilson with 10 points.

Ethan Belcher scored 11 points to lead the Tigers’ scoring. He was followed by Mason Boswell with 10, Malachi Gardner and Grayson Dailey with seven each, Hunter Hice and Jonathan Jarrett with six each, Cody Henderson with four, and Dylon Bailey with two points.

The Tigers (1-2) play Sequoyah in their final game of the Dalton Tournament Wednesday, travel to Ringgold on Friday, December 1 and host Rockmart on Saturday, December 2.

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