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Friday’s hoops results: Cartersville sweeps Cass, Adairsville teams and Woodland boys pick up wins

January 13, 2024

The Cartersville girls and boys basketball teams swept to a pair of region wins Friday night at Cass with the Lady Canes winning 57-41 and the Hurricanes winning on a last-second shot, 45-44.

At Adairsville, the Lady Tigers and Tigers swept Bremen in Region 6-AAA action. The Adairsville girls won 43-28 and the boys cruised to a 62-37 victory.

At Woodland, the Wildcats knocked off visiting Calhoun 53-47 while the visiting Lady Jackets won 49-37.


Nas Bennett guarded by Kevin Henderson

In a typical nip and tuck, cross-town rivalry game at Cass on Friday night, Cartersville’s Ced McClinic hit a floater in the lane with 0:02 remaining to lift the Hurricanes to a 45-44 Region 7-5A road win.

Cass led 17-6 after the opening eight minutes but Cartersville surged back into the lead by halftime, 21-20. The two teams traded leads throughout the second half setting up McClinic’s game-winner.

Kaden Baldwin led Cartersville with 16 points. Nas Bennett finished with seven. McClinic and DJ Cain contributed six points each. Reed Ezell scored five. Jamauri Brice chipped in with three points and Monte Tolbert added two for the Canes.

Jakai Baldwin paced the Colonels with 20 points. Jayden Foster followed with 15. Kevin Henderson scored six and Derris Reece added three points in the loss.

Cartersville (6-9, 2-0) hosts Gilmer on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. 

Cass (4-9, 0-2) will entertain Hiram on Tuesday night.


Cartersville's KK Arnold releases a shot at Cass.

The Lady Canes built a comfortable first-half lead Friday night at Cass and held off the Lady Colonels in the second half for a 57-41 Region 7-5A win.

Cartersville led 17-10 after one quarter and 31-16 by halftime. The lead increased to 47-26 by the end of the third quarter.

KK Arnold led the scoring column for the Lady Canes with 23 points. She added seven assists and three rebounds. Taff Bradley scored 11 points with five boards while Zoie Shiflett followed with nine points, 10 rebounds, and three assists. Ansley Griffin contributed eight points and Senai Camper added six for Cartersville.

Kaitlyn Godwin was the top scorer for Cass with 12 points. Tamira Feanny was next with 10. Cadie Paez and Olivia Woods produced five points each. Nevaeh Woods, Kiana McDaniel, and Zion Hayes added three points each.

The Cartersville girls (8-9, 1-1) will host Calhoun on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Cass (11-6, 0-2) hosts Hiram on Tuesday for a 6 p.m. tip.


Brelace Williams

Brelace Williams and Zyon Heath led the Wildcats with 14 points each and Isaiah Livsey added 10 points in a 53-47 home win Friday night over Calhoun (6-7, 1-1).

The Woodland boys improved to 7-8 on the season and evened their Region 7-5A mark at 1-1.

Woodland hosts Adairsville on Saturday at 4 p.m. in a non-region game and will return to region play Tuesday at home against Dalton.


Kat Atha scored 24 points and Jaylan Moore contributed 10 as Calhoun won at Woodland Friday night, 49-37.

The visiting Lady Jackets led 28-19 at halftime and extended their lead to 41-25 by the end of the third quarter before holding off Woodland down the stretch for a 12-point win.

Ella Shipp led Woodland with 10 points. Megan Schultz and Gracie Shipps followed with nine points each. Reagan Weightman scored six and Libby Morgan added three for the Lady Cats.

Calhoun improved to 10-6 overall and 2-0 in Region 7-5A.

Woodland (7-6, 0-2) hosts Adairsville on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in a non-region game and returns to region play on Tuesday at home against Dalton.


The Adairsville Tigers completed the first rotation through their Region 6-AAA opponents Friday night at home and cruised to a 62-37 win over the Bremen Blue Devils.

Up 19-12 early in the second quarter, Adairsville went on an 11-0 run to pull away and eased to a 41-17 lead at the half on the way to a 25-point win.

“We played a well-rounded game tonight, defensively and offensively, everyone contributed and played hard. It was just a great team win,” said Tigers’ assistant coach Jeff Viktora. 

Gabriel Gomez led Adairsville in the scoring column with 14 points, most of those coming from four made three-pointers. Xavious Nalls scored 12 points and tied for the team lead with eight rebounds. Tayshaun Jackson scored 10 points and grabbed eight boards. He also led the team with six assists. 

Zach Postell and Benjamin Abernathy scored eight points each for the Tigers. Chase Hilburn and Tyrek Hames chipped in with four each and Kaden Scott added two points.

Camden Jones led the Blue Devils (0-14, 0-7) with 13 points.

Adairsville (8-9, 5-2) visits Woodland for a non-region game on Saturday at 4 p.m. and will return to Region 6-AAA play on Tuesday at home against Gordon Lee.


The Lady Tigers raced to a 13-1 lead over visiting Bremen Friday night by the end of the first quarter and controlled the game moving forward for a 43-28 Region 6-AAA win.

Adairsville led 27-13 at halftime and was up 36-22 at the end of the third quarter.

NaXyria Roberts scored 20 points to lead the Lady Tigers. Alissa Winters followed with eight points and Alivia Joslin added five.

Jayda Smith was the top scorer for Bremen (7-5, 2-5) with eight points.

The Adairsville girls (9-7, 5-2) visit Woodland on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. and will host Gilmer on Monday at noon in a pair of non-region games.  The Lady Tigers return to region play on Tuesday at home against Gordon Lee.


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