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Tuesday's basketball roundup: Adairsville sweeps games at Dalton Academy


Local teams won five of eight games during a full slate of high school basketball games Tuesday night. The Adairsville girls and boys teams won easily at Dalton Academy while the teams from Cass, Cartersville, and Woodland split varsity contests.



 

CASS GIRLS 54, CHRISTIAN HERITAGE 15

Cass built an 18-2 lead in the first quarter and led 32-5 at the intermission on their way to a 39-point win. Claire Davis scored 12 points and had six rebounds for the Lady Colonels. Miya Winston also scored 12 points. Mikaela Jackson finished with six points and five steals. Justice Bennett scored six points with eight rebounds. Zion Hayes also totaled six points. Keara McDaniel had five points, five steals, and four assists. Kiana McDaniel scored three points with five steals. Olivia Woods and Tamira Feanny added two points apiece.

Callie Stanfield led Christian Heritage (0-5) with eight points.

Cass (4-1) plays at Alexander Friday in a 6 p.m. tip.



CHRISTIAN HERITAGE 68, CASS BOYS 53


Host Christian Heritage outscored the Cass boys 34-20 in the second half Tuesday night in Dalton to pull away for a 68-53 non-region victory. The Colonels stayed close in the first half, trailing 17-16 after one quarter and 34-33 at halftime. Jax Abernathy and Zundra Jackson led the Lions with 23 and 20 points, respectively.

Jayden Foster led Cass with 12 points. Jalani Hames followed with 11. Sacovie White and Devin Henderson scored eight points each. Ethan McIntyre finished with six points.

Christian Heritage improved to 3-1. Cass (2-2) travels to Alexander Friday night for a 7:30 p.m. start.



ADAIRSVILLE GIRLS 39, DALTON ACADEMY 0

In a rare high school basketball shutout, the Adairsville girls blanked host Dalton Academy Tuesday night 39-0.

Haley Stiles led the Lady Tigers with 10 points. Autumn Henderson scored eight. Lexie Childers finished with six points. Megan Gregory contributed four points. Mia Scott, Jenna Young, Addie Pearson, Ya’Torrean Hale, and Aliya McBryde added two points each.

The loss dropped Dalton Academy to 0-4.

Adairsville (4-0) plays at Rockmart Friday night in their region opener. The girls game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start.



ADAIRSVILLE BOYS 93, DALTON ACADEMY 41


The Adairsville boys opened the 2021-22 regular season Tuesday night with a 93-41 win at Dalton Academy.

The Tigers led 35-9 after the opening eight minutes and built a 51-15 lead by halftime.

T.J. Printup, Jr. paced Adairsville with 15 points. Zach Weaver and Tamarius Wilkey followed with 13 and 11 points, respectively. Chris Roper, Dylan Gribble, and Xavious Nalls added eight points each for the Tigers.

E.J. Mahone was the leading scorer for the Pumas (0-4) with 10 points.

Adairsville (1-0) jumps into Region 6-AAA action Friday night at Rockmart in an 8:30 p.m. tip.



GORDON CENTRAL 28, WOODLAND GIRLS 16

Visiting Gordon Central defeated the Woodland girls Tuesday night 28-16. The two teams battled to a 13-13 tie in the first half, but the host Lady Cats were held scoreless in the third quarter and were unable to recover in the 12-point loss. Raniyah Ellis scored 12 points to lead the visiting Lady Warriors (4-1).

Morgan Echols led Woodland with four points. Dylynn Motes, Reagan Weightman, and Megan Schultz added three points each for the Lady Cats.

Woodland (0-4) plays at Pepperell Friday night (6 p.m.) and hosts Bremen Saturday afternoon (3 p.m.).



WOODLAND BOYS 68, GORDON CENTRAL 32

The Woodland boys completed a two-game, early season sweep of Gordon Central Tuesday night with a 68-32 win over the visiting Warriors. The Wildcats led just 7-4 at the end of the first quarter, but outscored Gordon Central 33-11 in the second quarter to take command with a 40-15 lead at halftime.

Diaz Garrett scored a game-high 35 points to lead Woodland. Brelace Williams finished with 12 points. Jayden Hames was next for the Wildcats with six points.

Blake Broome led Gordon Central (2-3) with nine points.

Woodland (2-0) plays at Pepperell Friday night (7:30 p.m.) and will host Bremen Saturday afternoon (4:30 p.m.)



CARTERSVILLE BOYS 59, SONORAVILLE 50


The Cartersville boys picked a road win Tuesday night at Sonoraville defeating the host Phoenix, 59-50.


The Canes led 15-10 after one quarter but Sonoraville grabbed a 23-22 lead heading into the intermission. Cartersville pushed ahead 40-34 in the third quarter and held on for a nine-point win. Kam Callahan led the Hurricanes with 18 points. Romo Pace scored 17 and Luke Gambill posted 10 points. Kaden Scott contributed six points. Monty Tolbert scored four while Chaz Henderson and Jaeden Scott added two points apiece.

Jaxon Pate and Donovan McDaniel led Sonoraville (1-2) with 17 and 13 points, respectively.

Cartersville (2-1) hosts Dalton Friday night (7:30 p.m.) and travels to Cedartown Saturday night (6:30 p.m.).



SONORAVILLE 60, CARTERSVILLE GIRLS 24

The Lady Phoenix led 17-7 after opening eight minutes and were ahead 33-17 at halftime on their way to a 36-point win over Cartersville. Sequoya McConnell scored six points for Cartersville. Ansley Griffin added five.


Erin Garland led the Lady Phoenix with 13 points.

Sonoraville improved to 3-1 on the season.

Cartersville (1-2) plays at Cedartown Saturday at 1:30 p.m.

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