Lady Canes' Moore reaches milestone; Adairsville, Cartersville boys win
On a night when Cartersville girls head coach Cindy Moore reached the 300 wins milestone, the Lady Canes defeated visiting Chapel Hill, 36-25, Friday at the Storm Center.
Cartersville led 8-7 after one quarter, 14-11 at halftime, and 23-18 after three periods on their way to the 11-point victory.
Kalli Scheff led the Lady Canes with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Addie Smith added eight points. Amya Davis and Cio Seigler scored five points and Arianna Cochran scored four. London Shaw and Aliyah Sellers contributed two points each.
Taylor Hall, Madison Jackson, and Savannah Howard scored five points each for Chapel Hill (1-15, 0-4).
Cartersville (6-9, 1-4) plays at Troup Tuesday, at Cedartown Friday, and hosts Central-Carroll at the Storm Center next Saturday.
CARTERSVILLE BOYS 76, CHAPEL HILL 47
T.J. Horton poured in 20 points while Jaylon Pugh and JKobe Orr added 10 each to help lead the Hurricanes to a 76-47 Region 5-AAAA win over Chapel Hill Friday night at the Storm Center.
Cartersville held a 13-point lead at halftime, 35-22, and extended their advantage to 58-31 after three periods.
Perignon Dyer added seven points for the Canes. Luke Schiltz and Isaac Gridley contributed six. Micah Tart scored four, Marqual Coaxum three, and Austin Caufman one point.
Justice Devone led Chapel Hill with 11 points. Tome Anderson and Makai Valentine added nine and seven points, respectively for the Panthers (4-9, 1-3).
Cartersville (12-2, 5-0) plays at Troup Tuesday, at Cedartown Friday, and hosts Central-Carroll at the Storm Center next Saturday.
ADAIRSVILLE BOYS 55, SONORAVILLE 54
The Adairsville boys escaped with a one-point victory Friday night over visiting Sonoraville in a mid-January battle for the Region 6-AAA South sub-region lead.
The Tigers’ Cody Henderson sank a pair of free throws with ten seconds remaining to give Adairsville a 55-54 lead that survived a missed final-second shot by Will Walraven of the Phoenix.
Adairsville led 13-2 early, but the Phoenix narrowed the Tigers’ lead to 19-14 by the end of the first quarter. The Tigers extended their lead to 30-22 at the intermission but Sonoraville cut the lead to 43-40 entering the fourth quarter. The two teams exchanged leads in the final eight minutes.
Hunter Hice scored 21 points to lead Adairsville. Cody Henderson added 11 for the Tigers. Ethan Belcher finished with seven, Savaun Henderson five, Mason Boswell five, Gaven Crunkelton two, and Malachi Gardner two points.
Trenton Daniel led Sonoraville (15-3, 6-1) with 21 points. Will Walraven and Lucas Brooks scored 11 each for the Phoenix.
Adairsville (9-8, 5-3) has won all four games against their sub-region opponents. The Tigers host Armuchee Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.
SONORAVILLE GIRLS 52, ADAIRSVILLE 48
A furious rally by the Lady Tigers in the third quarter got them back in the game Friday night at home, but visiting Sonoraville had just enough in the final period to edge Adairsville 52-48.
Sonoraville led 13-9 after one quarter and 28-14 at halftime before the Lady Tigers outscored the Phoenix 25-11 in the third quarter to tie the game 39-39.
Nakiyah Washington scored 20 points and Havyn Isaac had 14 for the Lady Tigers.
Sonoraville (12-4, 6-1) got 15 points from Alexa Geary.
Adairsville (2-15, 1-7) hosts Armuchee Saturday at 6 p.m.
VILLA RICA GIRLS 61, CASS 19
Sixth-ranked Villa Rica improved to 14-0 overall and 9-0 in Region 7-AAAAA with a one-sided win Friday night at Cass.
Cass (9-7, 3-5) plays at Paulding County Saturday.
VILLA RICA BOYS 54, CASS 43
The Cass boys traded blows with the sixth-ranked Villa Rica Wildcats for a while Friday night, but a 20-10 advantage for Villa Rica in the third quarter made the difference in the visitors’ 11-point win.
Villa Rica (15-0, 8-0) led 8-7 after one quarter but Cass grabbed a 19-18 lead at halftime. The unbeaten Wildcats rallied in the second half to outscore the Colonels 36-24.
Cass (10-6, 4-4) plays another region game at Paulding County Saturday.