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Saturday's local hoops roundup

The Cartersville girls and boys basketball teams lost to visiting Paulding County Saturday afternoon in non-region action at The Storm Center while the Woodland boys also fell at home to Pepperell in non-region play. The Adairsville girls and boys teams were originally scheduled to host East Paulding, but those games were canceled due to inclement weather reports.


Ansley Griffin scored 17 points in the Lady Canes' two point loss to Paulding County Saturday.

The Lady Canes made a furious rally in the fourth quarter Saturday afternoon, but came up two points short in a non-region loss to Paulding County at The Storm Center, 53-51.

Cartersville entered the final eight minutes trailing the Lady Patriots by 11 points and scored 23 points in the final period.

Brenae Madisett led Paulding County with 23 points. Jenae Lane added nine for the Patriots who improved to 5-14 on the season.

Cartersville was paced by 17 points by Ansley Griffin. Zoe Casey finished with 10. Taff Bradley scored all eight of her points in the fourth quarter rally and Layne Callan added seven for the Lady Canes.

Cartersville (2-7, 0-2) hosts Woodland Tuesday night at 6 p.m.


The visiting Patriots built a 14-point lead by halftime Saturday afternoon but the Hurricanes battled back with a strong second half effort.

Unfortunately for the locals, they came up just short in a three point, non-region loss, 79-76.

Paulding County led 22-14 after one quarter; 45-31 at the intermission; and 62-57 at the end of the third quarter.

Elijah Fisher had a game-high 29 points for Paulding County. Kahlil Jones contributed 19 and Javonne Williams scored 13 for the Patriots.

Jaeden Scott led Cartersville with 22 points. Kam Callahan followed with 19. Romo Pace was next with 18 points and Luke Gambill added 11 for the Hurricanes.

Paulding County improved to 13-6 on the year.

Cartersville (8-6, 1-1) entertains Woodland Tuesday night at The Storm Center.


A close game for three quarters with the two teams exchanging leads before the visiting Dragons took control in the fourth quarter to win 59-53.

Woodland led 16-10 after one quarter, but Pepperell held leads of 29-27 at halftime and 44-41 at the end of the third quarter.

Gage Owens and Kaleb Buck paced the Dragons with 16 and 14 points, respectively.

Jayden Hames led the Wildcats with 17 points. Brelace Williams scored 15 and K.J. Rogers added 10.

Pepperell improved to 5-10 on the season with their win.

Woodland (5-10, 0-2) returns to Region 7-AAAAA action Tuesday night at Cartersville.


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