Marjorie Bonner is swarmed by Lady Yellow Jackets as she tries to go
up for two points.
By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
Lady Wolverine basketball team hosted Calhoun’s Lady Yellow Jackets Saturday
Wolverines got off to a very slow start as the visiting Yellow Jackets took the
early lead and with three minutes remaining in the first quarter it was 8-0.
Wolverines then scored the next six points and at the end of the first quarter
Dade took the
lead early in the second quarter, 9-8, but Calhoun quickly regained the lead
and at the end of the first half were up 22-16.
quarter turned out to be the downfall for the Lady Wolverines as the Lady
Yellow Jackets scored 18 points to take a commanding 40-21 lead.
Dade tried to
rally in the fourth quarter but couldn’t overcome the huge deficit and fell to
the visiting Lady Yellow Jackets 50-28.
Sarah Reid led
the Lady Wolverines with 15 points, Lauren Breeden scored eight and Marjorie
Bonner scored seven.
14 18 10
10 5 14
(35) – Stagg, Monday, Sarah Reid 15, T. Gass 4, H. Gass 1, Breeden 8, Bonner 7,
goals: Dade County 1 (T. Gass).
Christmas break the Lady Wolverines played in the Jon Loden Holiday Classic at
Midway High School in Kingston, Tenn.
against Cumberland County, the second ranked AAA team in Tennessee. The Lady
Wolverines were never able to get on track and fell 60-30.
Reid led Dade
with 17 points.
In their next
game the Lady Wolverines faced Monterey and after falling behind early rallied
to claim a big 47-34 win.
Wolverines had balanced scoring for the first time this season as Hailey Gass
scored 14 points, Breeden 12, Tori Gass 11 and Reid 10.
In their final
game of the tournament the Lady Wolverines faced Stone and again struggled to
get consistent scoring and fell 54-23.
Hailey Gass led
the Lady Wolverines with 10 points.
Dade travels to
Murray County Tuesday. Game time is 6 p.m.