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Friday night basketball: Cass sweeps Woodland; Adairsville teams defeat North Murray

The basketball teams at Cass and Adairsville both swept region opponents Friday night as the 2021-22 regular season came to a close.

Cass swept region and county-rival Woodland while Adairsville swept games against visiting North Murray.

At Cartersville's Storm Center, the Lady Canes and Hurricanes dropped region games to visiting Hiram.


Claire Davis and Miya Winston scored 13 points each to help lead the Lady Colonels to their 21st win of the season Friday night at home over Woodland.

Zion Hayes added 12 points for Cass and Justice Bennett finished with 10 points and six rebounds. Davis added six rebounds also and Winston contributed four assists. Haley Johnson scored seven points. Keara McDaniel and Olivia Woods scored five each. Kiana McDaniel had four points and five steals. Tamira Feanny added three points in the Lady Colonels’ win.

Woodland (2-22, 0-10) will be the No. 6-seed and will play the No. 3-seed Monday at 4 p.m. in the Region 7-AAAAA Tournament at Calhoun.

Cass (21-4, 7-3) finished in a four-way tie for seeds 1 through 4. Following the region tie-breaker, the Lady Colonels were seeded fourth and will open the Region 7-AAAAA Tournament Monday night at 7 p.m. in Calhoun against Cartersville.


Jackson Hale scored 31 points Friday in the Colonels' 95-54 win over Woodland.

Host Cass utilized a third quarter scoring surge to pull away from Woodland Friday night in an eventual 95-54 win.

Jackson Hale led the Colonels with 31 points. Ethan McIntyre followed with 19. Jakai Baldwin scored 14 and Devin Henderson added 10 points for Cass.

Brelace Williams and Kyler Williams led Woodland with 15 and 11 points, respectively.

Woodland (5-18, 0-10) will open the Region 7-AAAAA Tournament Monday afternoon at Calhoun against 3rd-seeded Blessed Trinity.

Cass (9-15, 3-7) will play Cartersville in the region tournament’s first round Monday night at 8:30 p.m. — also at Calhoun High School.


Hiram improved to 13-9 overall and 7-3 in Region 7-AAAAA.

Cartersville (4-13, 2-8) will be the No. 5-seed in the region tournament at Calhoun and will play the No. 4-seed, Cass, at 7 p.m. in the opening round.

Hiram, Cass, Calhoun, and Blessed Trinity girls all finished 7-3 in region play and following the tiebreaker by the region, Blessed Trinity was seeded first, Calhoun second, Hiram third, and Cass fourth.


Walter Matthew led three Hornets in double figure scoring with 15 points. Amir Taylor and Chase Tyler adde 13 and 11 points, respectively, as Hiram won at Catersville Friday night 64-50.

Kam Callahan scored 21 points to lead the Canes. Jaeden Scott added nine for Cartersville.

Hiram (15-9, 9-1) will be the No. 1-seed in the Region 7-AAAAA Tournament and will receive an opening round bye. The Hornets will play Monday’s Cartersville-Cass winner Wednesday night at Calhoun.

Cartersville (10-12, 3-7) begins post-season play Monday at Calhoun High School against Cass at 8:30 p.m.


In a game that was tied 31-31 heading into the fourth quarter, Adairsville outscored visiting North Murray Friday night 12-4 in the final period to win 43-35.

Ya’Torrean Hale led the Lady Tigers with 13 points. Lexie Childers scored six.

Bayleigh Winkler led the Lady Mountaineers (6-17, 2-14) with nine points.

The Adairsville girls (11-13, 4-12) begin the Region 6-AAA Tournament Saturday night against a familiar foe. The Lady Tigers will play North Murray again in the tournament’s play-in game at LaFayette High School.


The Tigers raced to a 26-9 first quarter lead and never trailed in an 80-39 home win Friday night over North Murray.

Adairsville led 44-24 at halftime and took a 66-35 lead into the final period.

The region win locked up the No. 3-seed for the Tigers heading into next week’s Region 6-AAA Tournament at LaFayette.

T.J. Printup, Jr. scored 29 points to lead the Tigers. Kavi Harris followed with 18. Tre Mitchell finished with 13 points and Tre Winters added 11 in the win.

Carson Gibson led the Mountaineers with eight points.

Adairsville (14-10, 10-6) will open the region tournament Wednesday against the opening round 6-seed vs. 7-seed winner.


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