Cass teams sweep at Hiram, Canes top Grangers
The Cass girls and boys earned Region 7-AAAAA road wins Tuesday night at Hiram and the Cartersville boys bounced back from their first region loss of the year with a home, region victory over LaGrange.
CASS BOYS 43, HIRAM 40
The Colonels held on Tuesday night at Hiram for an important Region 7-AAAAA victory, 43-40.
The Hornets led 12-7 after one period, 20-18 at halftime, and 28-27 through three quarters in the tightly contested battle.
Carter Hedden led the Colonels with 13 points. Ashton Burley followed with 10. Justice Hayes scored eight, Mark Chester seven, Ethan Carter three, and Steven Spell two.
Hiram, led by 13 points from Darius Johnson, falls to 11-7 overall and 5-3 in the region.
Cass (12-7, 5-5) hosts East Paulding Wednesday night.
CASS GIRLS 58, HIRAM 44
The Lady Colonels took a 12-3 lead in the opening eight minutes and never left the outcome in doubt in a 58-44 Region 7-AAAAA Tuesday night at Hiram.
Cass led 29-11 at the intermission and 47-23 after three quarters.
Amber Brittian led the Lady Colonels with 15 points. Lyric Curtis and Payton Stoddard followed with 11 and 10 points. Sharia Wade scored six, Alexis Ware five, Chanel Clemmons four, Aaliyah Curtis three, and Kyla Michienzi and Kyler Trouten added two points apiece.
Karrington Powell led Hiram with 11 points.
The Lady Hornets slipped to 8-10 overall and 5-3 in region play.
Cass (12-7, 5-5) hosts East Paulding Wednesday at 6 p.m.
CARTERSVILLE BOYS 70, LaGRANGE 66
The Canes bounced back from Monday night’s road loss at Troup County to hand the visiting Grangers a 70-66 Region 5-AAAA loss Tuesday night at the Storm Center.
T.J. Horton poured in 33 points for the Hurricanes and Isaac Gridley added 19 points in the victory.
Cartersville led 48-37 after three quarters, but the Grangers threatened in the fourth quarter.
Bo Russell scored a game-high 38 points for LaGrange, including 16 in the final eight minutes as the Grangers kept the game close. Daz Williams added 16 points.
The loss dropped LaGrange to 15-7 overall and 5-3 in region play.
Cartersville (15-3, 8-1) travels to Sandy Creek Friday.
LaGRANGE GIRLS 45, CARTERSVILLE 24
The Lady Canes struggled to take care of the basketball Tuesday night in a 45-24 home, region loss to LaGrange.
The Lady Grangers led 17-11 after one period and built on their advantage each period taking a 26-point lead into the fourth quarter.
LaGrange (12-9, 8-0) was led by Aryan Dozier and Mo Strozier with 16 and 14 points, respectively.
Cartersville (6-13, 1-8) travel to Sandy Creek for another region game Friday.
ROME GIRLS 57, WOODLAND 27
The Lady Wolves led visiting Woodland 35-18 Tuesday night at halftime on their way to a 57-27 region win.
Tarrah Gibson and Taya Gibson scored 10 points each to lead Rome.
Whitney Harris led Woodland with eight points. Lauren Morris scored six and Madgie Robinson added four points for the Lady Cats. Nickiah Metcalf totaled three points. Morgan Cooper, Carli Clymer, and Gracie Styles added two points each.
Rome improved to 16-2 overall and 8-1 in Region 7-AAAAA.
Woodland (4-13, 1-10) hosts Paulding County in another region game Wednesday at 6 p.m.
ROME BOYS 46, WOODLAND 42
The Woodland boys outscored Rome 20-9 in the final quarter, but came up four points short in a 46-42 Region 7-AAAAA road loss to the Wolves.
Rome led 16-4 after one quarter, 28-9 at halftime, and 37-22 heading into the final eight minutes.
Caleb Byrd led the Wolves with 15 points. Adam Anderson scored eight.
D.J. Robinson and Charles Norman scored 10 points each for Woodland. Jaylen Ballard added nine points. Hunter Johnson scored seven points. Justice Carter, Dawson Wilkins, and Connor Gallagher added two points apiece for the Wildcats.
The win evened Rome’s record at 7-7 overall and 4-4 in Region 7-AAAAA.
Woodland (3-16, 1-10) hosts Paulding County Wednesday.
CALHOUN GIRLS 63, ADAIRSVILLE 61 (Overtime)
The Lady Tigers started strong and led at Calhoun Tuesday night at halftime, 34-19, but the Lady Jackets stormed back in the second half to send the game into overtime before edging Adairsville, 63-61.
Nakiyah Washington led Adairsville with 21 points. Josie Summerville followed with 17 and Havyn Isaac added nine. Coriana McDaniel scored eight, Breeana Wilson four, and Lori Cimino two points.
Erin Davis led Calhoun (9-8, 5-2) with 17 points. Ashlyn Brzozoski scored 16 and Anna George added 12.
Adairsville (3-17, 1-8) entertains Haralson County Friday at 6 p.m.
CALHOUN BOYS 60, ADAIRSVILLE 47
Davis Allen scored 18, Tononcito Martha 14, and Xaxton Godson 12 as Calhoun defeated visiting Adairsville Tuesday 60-47.
Cody Henderson led Adairsville with 14 points. Hunter Hice and Mason Boswell followed with 12 and 10 points, respectively. Ethan Belcher totaled seven points. Gaven Crunkelton and Savaun Henderson added two points each.
Calhoun improved to 5-12 overall and 5-3 in Region 6-AAA.
Adairsville (11-10, 6-4) hosts Haralson County Friday.