Adairsville girls collect region win; Tigers lose heartbreaker at home
The Adairsville girls picked up a Region 6-AAA victory at home Tuesday night by keeping Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe winless on the season, 46-28. The Lady Tigers led 16-5 after one quarter; 21-11 at the intermission; and 35-18 through three quarters on their way to an 18-point win. Haley Stiles led Adairsville with 18 points. Ya’Torrean Hale and Autumn Henderson followed with seven each. Hannah Hollingsworth contributed five points. Makayla Wade, Lexie Childers, and Aliya McBride added three points each. Christina Collins led LFO (0-8, 0-5) with 13 points. The Lady Tigers (3-8, 1-5) return to Region 6-AAA action Friday night at 7 p.m. at home against North Murray.
TIGERS LOSE HEARTBREAKER
The Adairsville boys dropped a two-point, heartbreaker Tuesday night in Region 6-AAA action at home. The Tigers fell to visiting Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe 76-74.
Adairsville actually led 22-21 after the opening eight minutes, but LFO held a 45-40 lead at halftime and the Warriors were up 60-58 at the end of the third quarter. Jamichael Davis had a game-high 41 points to lead Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe. Brent Bowman and Dee Calhoun followed with 19 and 10 points, respectively. Adairsville was led with 30 points by T.J. Printup, Jr. Tre Mitchell contributed 22 points for the Tigers and Hayden Poach finished with 12.
The Warriors improved to 7-2 overall and 5-1 in Region 6-AAA. Adairsville (6-5, 2-4) hosts North Murray Friday night in an 8:30 p.m. start.
WOODLAND BOYS DROP NON-REGION HOME GAME
Visiting Darlington beat Woodland Tuesday night, 70-20.
Darlington (7-3) led 12-8 after one quarter; 39-13 at halftime; and 67-17 by the end of the third quarter on their way to a 50-point win. Woodland (2-10) hosts Gordon Central in another non-region game Friday night and will begin Region 7-AAAAA play next Tuesday at Blessed Trinity.