Woodland, Cartersville split Tuesday night games
Woodland and Cartersville split a pair of basketball games Tuesday night on the Wildcats’ home floor. The Lady Cats rallied in the second half to top the Lady Canes in overtime, 56-58 while the Cartersville boys handed the Wildcats their ninth straight loss, 87-32. The Cartersville girls led 13-10 after one quarter and built a 31-19 lead by halftime, but Woodland narrowed the margin to 35-32 by the end of the third period. The two teams were tied at 44 each at the end of regulation. Abigail Taylor had a game-high 22 points to lead the Lady Cats. Jordan Thompson followed with 13 points. Reagan Weightman contributed eight. Gracie Styles scored seven points and Ansley Evans added six for Woodland. Miya Moore and Ansley Griffen led Cartersville with 14 and 11 points, respectively. Kierra Milline and A.J. Davenport tossed in six points each.
Woodland improved to 2-10 overall and 1-1 in Region 7-AAAAA. The Lady Cats travel to Hiram Friday night for a 6 p.m. start. Cartersville (4-7, 0-3) hosts Calhoun Friday at 7 p.m.
CARTERSVILLE BOYS 87, WOODLAND 32
The Cartersville boys raced to a 21-2 lead in the first quarter Tuesday night and led 52-11 at halftime on their way to an 87-32 Region 7-AAAAA win at Woodland. Kolbe Benham led the Canes with 14 points. Kam Callahan followed with 13. Romo Pace scored 10 points. Chaz Henderson, Amarai Orr, Robert Novak, and Jynerieus Stanley contributed nine points each. Luke Gambill chipped in eight.
K.J. Rogers finished with 12 points for the Wildcats. Jordan Barker added nine. The Hurricanes (6-4, 1-2) are scheduled to host Calhoun Friday at 8 p.m. The loss by the Wildcats was their ninth straight. Woodland (2-12, 0-2) plays at Blessed Trinity Wednesday and will travel to Hiram Friday night.