Trio of local teams lose games at Gordon Central Thanksgiving Classic
The Woodland girls and boys teams lost games to Lafayette and the Adairsville girls dropped a contest to host Gordon Central Tuesday night at the Gordon Central Thanksgiving Classic.
LAFAYETTE 52, WOODLAND GIRLS 32
Woodland led 11-8 after one quarter and was tied 17-17 at halftime, but Lafayette pulled away in the second half for an eventual 20-point win.
Mykeria Johnson and Marquila Howell scored 17 points each as Lafayette topped Woodland 52-32.
Jordon Thompson and Morgan Cooper paced the Lady Cats with 10 points each. Carli Clymer scored seven. Ansley Evans added three and Gracie Styles two points.
The Lady Ramblers improved to 3-0 with their victory.
Woodland (0-2) opens Region 7-AAAAA play next Tuesday at East Paulding at 6 p.m.
LAFAYETTE 57, WOODLAND BOYS 38
After winning their season opener Monday, the Woodland boys trailed at each quarter stop Tuesday night in a 57-38 loss to LaFayette at the Gordon Central Thanksgiving Classic. Asa Deal led the Ramblers with 22 points and Aidan Hadaway scored 19 points for LaFayette who improved to 2-0 on the season.
DiAnthony Heathcock and K.J. Rogers led the Wildcats with 17 and 15 points, respectively.
Woodland (1-1) opens Region 7-AAAAA action next Tuesday at East Paulding.
GORDON CENTRAL 57, ADAIRSVILLE GIRLS 48
The Gordon Central girls got 18 points from Brooklyn Towe and 14 from Kim Passley in a 57-48 home win Tuesday night over Adairsville as part of the Warriors’ Thanksgiving Classic.
Gordon Central (4-1) led 16-13 after one quarter, 34-22 at halftime, and 48-35 through three quarters before holding on for a nine-point win.
Haley Stiles scored 13 points to lead Adairsville. She was followed by Makayla Wade with nine points. Lexie Childers and Autumn Henderson added eight each. Ji’Leyah Mitchell posted six points. Alexa Varner had three points and Yatorrean Hale added one point for the Tigers.
Adairsville (0-2) travels to Southeast Whitfield Saturday for a 3 p.m. tip.