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Woodland girls clip Eagles; Wildcats fall

The Woodland basketball teams split home games with visiting Coosa Saturday night. The Lady Cats earned a 36-28 win over the Lady Eagles while the Woodland boys lost to Coosa, 56-51.


Coach Kyle Morgan has instructions for the Lady Cats.

The Woodland girls have two wins this season through their first eight games. Following Saturday night’s home 36-28 win over Coosa, both wins are over the Lady Eagles.

Woodland won at Coosa on November 17, 31-29.

Saturday, the Lady Cats led at each quarter stop. Woodland was up 8-4 at the end of the first quarter; 17-14 at halftime; and 32-23 at the end of the third quarter.

Megan Schultz led the Lady Cats with 19 points. Reagan Weightman scored seven. Kasidee Wall finished with four points. Bailee Motes posted three. Morgan Echols chipped in two points and Libby Morgan added one for Woodland.

Abby Jacobs led Coosa (2-6) with 11 points. Riyah Manley and Brooke McClellan added six points each.

The Woodland girls (2-6) play host Armuchee Friday night as they open play in the Rome News-Tribune Holiday Tournament.


Visiting Coosa led 18-8 after one quarter Saturday at Woodland and maintained their lead throughout in a 56-51 non-region win.

The Eagles led 34-27 at the intermission and held a 44-41 lead through three quarters.

Joseph Richardson scored a game-high 33 points to lead Coosa. Ashton Williams added 17 for the Eagles.

Brelace Williams led Woodland with 16 points. Bryson Van Tonder followed with 12. Isaiah Livsey finished with nine points. David Byars scored seven. Zyon Heath and Amir Heath added five and two points, respectively.

Coosa, who lost to the Wildcats in overtime earlier this season, improved to 3-4.

Woodland (1-6) opens the Rome News-Tribune Holiday Tournament Friday at 8:30 p.m. against host Armuchee.


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