The Cass girls fell to 18-5 on the season and 11-4 in region play with a 62-27 loss to Carrollton Tuesday night. Many thought Cass was no match for the No. 4 team in Class 5A. Cass has already clinched third place in Region 7-AAAAA, and will just have to beat the No. 6 seed in the region tournament, likely Hiram or Paulding County, to qualify for state.
The Cass boys team pulled off an upset on Tuesday with a 49-40 win over Carrollton, which was ranked as the ninth best team in 5-A. Not only was Cass’ win an upset, but it also puts the Colonels one win away from locking up the No. 2 seed in the region tournament, which means they would host a first-round game. The winner of that game makes the state tournament. Cass is now 18-6 overall and 12-3 in region play.
The Adairsville boys upset Sonoraville on Tuesday with a 52-46 win. Adairsville is now 13-10 on the season and 6-5 in region play. The Phoenix entered the night 10-1 and in second place in Region 6-AAA, with that one loss coming against a Calhoun team that’s 12-0 in the region. Ronald Hardin scored 20 points, to lead the Tigers.
The Adairsville Lady Tigers fell to 7-17 on the season and 2-10 in region play with a 54-47 loss at home Sonoraville on Tuesday. The Lady Tigers held a 21-8 lead after the first quarter, but Sonoraville would outscore Adairsville 46-26 the next three quarters.Josie Summerville led the Tigers with 22 points and pulled down eight rebounds.
The Excel girls are currently ranked 26th in the Class A Private ratings released Tuesday, which means they would be sitting out of the state playoffs, should the season end today. Excel also lost to Darlington, the No. 9 team in Class A Private 48-33 Tuesday night. Anna Claire Atha scored 21 points for the Lady Eagles, who are now 10-8 on the season and 6-6 in region play.
The Woodland girls team grabbed its second win in three games, as it beat East Paulding 46-44. The Lady Cats are now 2-20 on the season and 2-13 in region play. Woodland’s leading scorer, Lexie Robinson, went without points in the first half. However, she ended up with a game-high 12 points, including five in overtime, to earn the win. Carli Clymer and Jamison Kilgo each netted 11 points in the game, and they accounted for the other six points in overtime as Kilgo had four and Clymer two.
The Woodland boys team dropped its 21st consecutive game on Tuesday with an 84-74 loss to East Paulding. Woodland kept with the Raiders in the first quarter and only trailed by one point, but the Wildcats were outscored by 16 in the middle two quarters. Justice Hayes led Woodland with 19 points, while Hunter Johnson scored 18.
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5:30 Georgia Highlands College (women’s) @ Albany Tech
7:30 Chattahoochee Tech (men’s) @ Central Georgia Tech
6:00 Cartersville (girls) vs. LaGrange
6:00 Cass (girls) @ Carrollton
7:30 Cartersville (boys) vs. LaGrange
7:30 Cass (boys) @ Carrollton