Cass teams sweep visiting Paulding County; Adairsville, Woodland teams fall
CASS BOYS 60, PAULDING CO. 50
The Colonels trailed 25-24 at halftime Tuesday night but ran past the visiting Patriots 22-9 in the third quarter to take a 47-33 lead after three quarters on their way to a 10-point Region 7-AAAAA victory.
Ashton Burley and Mark Chester led Cass with 13 points each. Ethan Carter tossed in 11.
Paulding slipped to 3-3 overall and 0-2 in region play.
Cass (3-2, 1-1) travels to East Paulding Saturday night.
CASS GIRLS 63, PAULDING CO. 39
The Lady Colonels grabbed a 10-point lead in the first eight minutes and never looked back on their way to a commanding 63-39 region win Tuesday night over visiting Paulding County.
Cass led 21-11 after one quarter, 33-18 at halftime, and 57-29 after three periods.
Chanel Clemmons led the Lady Colonels with 16 points. Sharia Wade and Payton Stoddard also reached double figures with 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Lyric Curtis scored eight points for Cass, followed by Kyla Michienzi with six, Amber Brittian five, Londaisha Smith, Aaliyah Curtis, and Kyler Trouten two each, and Alexis Ware with one point.
Paulding County falls to 0-6 overall and 0-2 in region play with the loss.
Cass (2-1, 1-1 Region 7-AAAAA) plays at East Paulding Friday night. Tip is scheduled for 6 p.m.
NORTH MURRAY GIRLS 77, ADAIRSVILLE 41
The 10th-ranked Lady Mountaineers took a 20-point lead by halftime and cruised to a 77-41 win over visiting Adairsville Tuesday night in Chatsworth.
North Murray had three players in double figures in scoring and improved to 8-1 overall and 2-0 in Region 6-AAA.
Josie Summerville scored a dozen of her team-leading 14 points in the first half for the Lady Tigers and also grabbed double-digit rebounds. She was followed by Breeana Wilson with six points, Nakiyah Washington five, Loriana McDaniel, Havyn Isaac, and Alexa Varner with four points each, Aaliyah Applin contributed three points, and Lori Cimino added two.
Adairsville (1-6, 0-2) hosts Murray County Friday night with tip scheduled for 7 p.m.
NORTH MURRAY BOYS 57, ADAIRSVILLE 53
The Adairsville Tigers led for much of the night, but ultimately fell at North Murray Tuesday 57-53 in a Region 6-AAA tilt.
Adairsville led 16-9 after one period, 28-25 at halftime, and 40-38 after three periods.
Hunter Hice scored 13 points to lead the Tigers. Gaven Crunkleton also reached double figures with 12 points. Mason Boswell contributed nine, Jesse O’Kelley seven, Cody Henderson six, Grayson Dailey, Ethan Belcher, and Savaun Henderson added two points each.
The Mountaineers are now 1-6 overall and 1-1 in Region 6-AAA
Adairsville (1-6, 0-2) hosts Murray County Friday night.
CARROLLTON BOYS 62, WOODLAND 46
The visiting Wildcats hung tough at Carrollton Tuesday night, but were outscored 22-11 in the fourth quarter as they suffered a 62-46 loss.
Woodland led 12-11 after one quarter, trailed 26-21 at half, and were down 40-35 after three quarters, before falling by 16.
Ricky Rodriquez had a game-high 14 points for the Trojans. Melvin Edwards and Marcellous Lockett followed with 13 and 11 points, respectively.
Hunter Johnson led Woodland with 11 points. Justice Carter and Connor Gallagher contributed eight apiece. Jaylen Ballard and Charles Norman scored seven. Dawson Wilkins and DJ Robinson added two point each, and RJ Beaubrun scored one point for the Wildcats.
Carrollton improved to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in Region 7-AAAAA play.
Woodland (1-5, 0-2) hosts Paulding County Friday night and Villa Rica on Saturday.
CARROLLTON GIRLS 81, WOODLAND 25
Taylor Brown, De’mauri Flournay, and Elexus Bell combined for 53 of the Class 5A 3rd-ranked Lady Trojans points as Carrollton downed visiting Woodland 81-25 Tuesday night.
Whitney Harris led Woodland with 22 points. Morgan Cooper scored two and Nickiah Metcalf added one point for the Lady Cats.
Carrollton improved to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in Region 7-AAAAA.
Woodland (1-3, 0-2) hosts Paulding County Friday night at 6 p.m. and Villa Rica Saturday for a 3 p.m. tip.