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Saturday's hoops roundup: Woodland teams sweep Bowdon; Cartersville and Cass girls win

January 6, 2024

Playing in Saturday’s Wood Elite Showcase at Teasley Middle School in Cherokee County, the Cartersville girls took care of business against Class 6A Alexander, 57-35.

The Lady Canes led 27-20 at halftime and pulled away in the third quarter to build a 46-27 lead heading into the final quarter.

Senai Camper led Cartersville with 16 points. She added four steals and three assists. KK Arnold followed with 11 points, seven steals, and three assists.  Nayel Camper, who totaled six assists and six steals, had nine points. Taff Bradley scored eight and Zoie Shiflett collected a dozen rebounds, three steals, and seven points.

Nimah Ibidunni led the Lady Cougars (8-6) with 13 points.

Cartersville (7-8) begins Region 7-5A play on Tuesday at Dalton.


The Lady Colonels built a 33-16 lead by halftime and cruised to a 61-33 win Saturday afternoon at Rockmart.

Tamira Feanny scored 14 points and collected eight rebounds to lead Cass. Nevaeh Woods finished with 11 points. Kiana McDaniel posted eight points, five assists, and five steals.  Kaitlyn Godwin and Cadie Paez also scored eight points each. Olivia Woods chipped in with seven points. Zion Hayes had five points with four rebounds while KK Evans grabbed six boards and added one point.

Sky Myers led Rockmart (9-4) with 10 points.

The Cass girls (11-4) begin play in Region 7-5A on Tuesday at Calhoun.


The Lady Cats wrapped up the pre-region portion of their schedule Saturday afternoon with a 42-33 win at Bowdon.

The Woodland girls improved to 7-4 on the year while Bowdon remained winless at 0-10.

Woodland (7-4) opens Region 7-5A play at Hiram on Tuesday.


The Wildcats won Saturday afternoon at Bowdon, 63-48.

Jayden Metcalf led Woodland with 20 points. Zyon Heath and Isaiah Livsey both scored 14 points.

The loss dropped the host Red Devils to 2-12 on the season.

Woodland (6-7) starts Region 7-5A play on Tuesday at Hiram.


In a back-and-forth contest that saw eight lead changes, Cherokee held off visiting Adairsville on Saturday evening, 75-65.

The Tigers led 25-20 in the second quarter before the Warriors went on a 17-2 run to grab a 35-27 advantage at the break.

Adairsville made a 10-point run of their own in the third quarter to narrow the margin to 41-39 but would get no closer.

Lawrence Sanford poured in 40 points to lead Cherokee as the Warriors improved to 6-8. 

Benjamin Abernathy produced a double-double for the Tigers. He scored 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. Xavious Nalls also reached double figures with 12 points. Gabriel Gomez and Tayshaun Jackson each produced nine. Adairsville shooters combined to make 9-of-22 shots (41%) from beyond the arc.

Zach Postell finished with nine rebounds along with five points. Chase Hilburn and Tyrek Hames rounded out the Adairsville scoring with two points each. 

The Tigers (6-9) return to Region 6-AAA play on Tuesday at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe.


The Cartersville boys’ basketball team lost a high-scoring game at Rockmart on Saturday afternoon, falling to the Yellow Jackets 95-89.

Rockmart led 27-24 after one quarter before Cartersville held leads of 49-44 and 72-68 at the end of the next two periods.  The Yellow Jackets surged ahead down the stretch outscoring the Canes 27-17 in the fourth quarter.

Treylin Davis led Rockmart with 30 points. Sam Johnson and Hunter Atkins finished with 17 each. Trey Luke scored 15 points and Tristan Anderson had 12 for the Yellow Jackets.

DJ Cain and Ced McClinic led the Cartersville scoring with 18 points each. Monte Tolbert followed with 17 points. Nas Bennett contributed 15 points and Kaden Baldwin scored 11 in the loss. 

Rockmart improved to 13-1 on the season.

Cartersville (4-9) begins Region 7-5A play on Tuesday at Dalton at 7:30 p.m.


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