Sarah Reid puts up two for the Lady Wolverines during Friday's game
against Model. Reid finished the night with 14 points.
By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
Lady Wolverine basketball team traveled to Rome last Tuesday to face the Coosa
Lady Eagles in a big Region 7AA game.
teams got off to a very slow start the Lady Wolverines managed a one point lead
at the end of the first quarter, 4-3.
It was all Lady
Wolverines in the second quarter however as the Lady Eagles didn’t score a
single point while Dade rang up 14 to take a commanding first half lead, 18-3.
some better in the second half but the Lady Wolverines kept the pressure on and
led 28-10 at the end of the third quarter.
Wolverine continued to control the game in spite of a late game, short–lived
rally by the Lady Eagles and came away
with an impressive 40-26 win.
Sarah Reid led
the Lady Wolverines with 14 points while Hailey Gass scored 11.
improved the Lady Wolverines record to 5-1 overall.
14 10 12
Coosa 3 0
7 16 26
(40) – Stagg, Monday, Sarah Reid 14, T. Gass 7, Hailey Gass 11, Breeden 6,
Bonner 3, Vaughan.
goals: Dade 7 (T. Gass 3, H. Gass,
On Friday night
the Lady Wolverines hosted the Model Lady Blue Devils in another region game.
Wolverines started quick and after just over two minutes held a 10-3 lead over
the visiting Blue Devils.
Just as quick
as they started the Lady Wolverines lost their shooting touch. Model ran off
the next seven points to tie the game 10-10 at the end of the first quarter.
Wolverines’ Tori Gass hit a pair of free throws to break an almost nine minute
scoring drought but were still only down by two points, 14-12.
woes continued for Dade however and at the end of the first half trailed 14-15,
scoring just five points in the second quarter.
The two teams
played almost even in the third quarter with Model leading 33-23 after three
In the fourth
quarter the Lady Wolverines seemed to get their shooting touch back and cut the
lead to only five points early.
With just over
three minutes to play the Lady Blue Devils led 42-32.
Wolverines scored the next eight points and with 51 seconds remaining cut the
Blue Devils lead to 42-40.
A made free
throw cut the lead to 42-41 but the Blue Devils got the rebound and hit four
free throws as Dade was forced to foul and pulled out a hard fought 46-41 win.
again led the Lady Wolverines with 14 points followed by Hailey Gass with 11.
Wolverines will be playing in the Alfa Insurance Mistletoe Madness basketball
tournament at North Murray Dec. 19-21. Call DCHS at (706) 657-7517 for game