Nic Gaddis scores for the Wolverines in recent action. The Wolverines
are off to a fast start and currently are 3-0 on the season.
By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
Wolverine basketball team continued their fast start to the season this week as
they picked up two easy wins to improve to 3-0 on the season.
night the Wolverines hosted the Ridgeland Panthers in a rare boys only game.
control early jumping out to a 21-10 lead after the first quarter.
found their shooting range in the second quarter and hung with the Wolverines
scoring 23 points with the host picking up 26 for a 47-33 lead at the end of
the first half.
increased the lead in the third quarter by four to lead 71-53 heading into the
turned up the heat in the fourth quarter and outscored the Panthers 32-19 and
claimed an easy 103-72 win.
Clynt Bell led
the Wolverines with 31 points while Nic Gaddis scored 14, Kyle Castleberry and
Warren Smith 12 each and Mikey Williams rang up 10 points.
10 23 20 19 72
Dade 21 26 24 32 103
Dade – Mai 5, Cravatt 2, Kyle Castleberry 12, Holt
3, Murphy 3, Chitwood 2, Graham, Hulgan, Sharp 6, Mikey Williams 10, Warren
Smith 12, Clynt Bell 31, Nic Gaddis 14, Byers 3, Cole.
3 point goals:
Dade County 11 (Mai, Murphy, Williams 2, Bell 6, Gaddis)
highlights: Bell 5s; Gaddis 7r, 7a; Castleberry 7r.
afternoon the Wolverines traveled to Dalton to face Morris Innovative School.
This game was
over early as the Wolverines jumped out to a 23-6 first quarter lead and never
By the end of
the first half the Wolverines were up 58-17 and all that remained was getting
through the second half as soon as possible.
When the final
buzzer sounded the Wolverines had their third win of the season by a score of
Gaddis lead all
scorers with 15 points while Bell scored 13. They were the only Wolverines to
score in double figures but 13 players scored in the game with 15 getting
This week Dade
will hit the road for a stretch of away games. On Friday they will play at
Armuchee, Saturday the team will be at North Jackson and next Tuesday they will
travel to Coosa.
Dade 23 35
6 11 7
Dade – Mai 9, Cravatt, Castleberry 5, Holt, Murphy
4, Chitwood 2, Graham 2, Hulgan 2, Sharp 7, Williams 5, Smith 6, Bell 13,
Gaddis 15, Byers 6, Cole 6.
3 point goals:
Dade County 8 (Mai 2, Williams, Bell 3, Byers 2)
highlights: Bell 6a; Hulgan 5r, Chitwood 8r.