Cartersville’s Jaylon Pugh, a sophomore point guard for the basketball team, earned honors over the week. Pugh took home the Region 7-AAAA Player of the Year Award earlier in 2016 and was named to the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North All-State team. With two more years as a Purple Hurricane remaining, Pugh is expecting more awards and hopes to take the Canes deep into the state playoffs.
The Alabama Crimson Tide football team held its Spring Game on Saturday and former Cartersville Purple Hurricane Miller Forrsitall led the team in receptions with eight. He had 53 receiving yards and three first downs.
In Friday’s baseball action, Cartersville fell to North Hall by a score of 6-3 in a non-region contest at Turner Field in Atlanta. Cartersville fell to 14-10 on the season. The Woodland baseball team was swept by Dalton is it fell by a score of 12-4 on Friday. The Wildcats fell to 4-14 in region play on the season. The Cass baseball team was also swept last week, as it fell to Sequoyah on Friday by a score of 7-1. The Colonels are also 4-14 in region play.
The Woodland boys soccer team push its winless streak to 14 on the season with a 3-2 loss to Kell on Friday night. The Lady Colonels soccer team earned a win Friday night, as they beat North Springs by a score of 6-0. The Lady Colonels improved to 4-11-1 on the season.
The Excel baseball team fell to North Cobb Christian by a score of 10-0 on Saturday and fell to 1-16 on the season and 0-15 in region play.
The Georgia Highlands baseball team lost both games of a conference doubleheader with Georgia State Community College on Saturday by scores of 9-6 and 2-1. The Chargers are now 8-8 in the conference, which places them fourth in the GCAA. The Chargers have 11 games remaining on their schedule.
Today on the baseball slate, Excel will host Mount Paran at 5:30, and Cass and Woodland will have cross-region games at 5:55.
Tuesday in baseball Adairsville will host Gordon Central at 5:55 and Cartersville will host Heritage at 5:55. You can hear the Canes live tomorrow on AM 1450 WBHF and on FM 100.3 with program coming your way at 5:45.