By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
Lady Wolverines played a couple of games last week in a Christmas Tournament at
North Murray High School in Chatsworth.
up a win early in the tournament the Lady Wolverines faced host North Murray in
what turned out to be a thrilling game.
took the early lead and after the first quarter of play led the Lady Wolverines
Wolverines fell further behind in the second quarter and by the end of the
first half found themselves trailing 27-19.
started to change in the third quarter when the Lady Wolverines started their
comeback. By the end of the third
quarter the Lady Wolverines had cut the North Murray lead to just 5 points,
As they have
all year, the Lady Wolverines never quit and with just seconds left in the game
they held a one point lead.
A missed shot
and a North Murray rebound with less than 10 seconds remaining sealed the Lady
Wolverines fate as the host went the length of the court and scored the winning
basket as time ran out.
The final score
led the Lady Wolverines with 13 points followed by 9 points from Tori Gass and
8 from Sarah Reid.
County 7 12
11 11 41
N. Murray 10
17 8 7
(41) – Stagg, Monday, Reid 8, T. Gass 9, H. Gass 4, Lauren Breeden 13, Bonner
5, Vaughan 2.
(42) - Kara Deal 11, Shelton, Wright,
Crumbley 3, Sutton 2, Bandy, Pittman 6, Grace Phillips 11, Goosage 6, Long 3.
goals: Dade County 4 (T. Gass, H. Gass,
Breeden 2); North Murray 8 (Deal 3, Crumbley, Pittman 2, Phillips 2).
Wolverines final game of the tournament was against Sonoraville, one of the
better AAA teams in North Georgia.
Wolverines managed to stay close for most of the game but ran out of gas late
to fall to Sonoraville 46-26.
At the end of
the first quarter the Lady Wolverines were down 11-8 and trailed 25-18 at the
end of the first half.
Playing hard on
both ends of the court the Lady Wolverines were still in the game at the end of
the third quarter, trailing 35-26.
quarter was a total disaster as the Lady Wolverines couldn’t get any shot to
fall and while they were going scoreless Sonoraville scored 11 points to put
the game away 46-26.
led the Lady Wolverines with 8 points while Lauren Breeden scored 5 and Tori
Gass added 4.
Wolverines have a break for the Christmas Holidays and will resume play on Jan.
2 at home against Chattooga.
County 8 10
8 0 26
14 10 11
(26) – Stagg, Monday 2, Reid 2, T. Gass 5, H. Gass 4, Breeden 5, Bonner 8,
(46) - Vowell, Wells 3, Ortiz, Crider,
Bowman 2, B. Cheeks 4, Ponder 3, Delp 6, Baumgardner 2, Carrie Cheeks 26.
goals: Dade County 1 (Breeden);
Sonoraville 1 (Delp).