By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
Lady Wolverines had a busy week, playing three region games in five days with a
very limited roster.
On Tuesday they
traveled to Chatsworth to face the Murray County Lady Indians.
Wolverines always seem to struggle early and Tuesday was no exception as they
managed only eight first quarter points. The good news was the Lady Indians
managed only two.
to build on their lead in the second quarter and by the end of the first half
were up 18-7.
County tried to make it a game in the second half the Lady Wolverines fought
off every challenge and came away with a 42-31 win.
Sarah Reid led
the Lady Wolverines with 14 points followed by Tori Gass and Lauren Breeden
with nine points each.
8 10 10 14 42
2 5 11
County (42) – Stagg, Monday, Sarah Reid 14, T. Gass 9, H. Gass 2, Breeden 9,
Bonner 6, Vaughan 2.
goals: Dade County 1 (Breeden)
On Friday the
Lady Wolverines hosted the Armuchee Lady Indians, a team they had beaten in
Rome early in the season. This game was much like the earlier meeting as the
two teams got off to a slow start but picked up the pace as the game went
At the end of
the first quarter Dade was up 9-6 as both teams had trouble hitting their
picked up in the second quarter and by the end of the first half the Lady
Wolverines found themselves trailing by one, 21-20.
The game went
back and forth and at the end of the third quarter Murray was up 36-33.
hard in the fourth quarter but were never able to overtake the Lady Indians and
came out on the short end of the 50-43 score.
Hailey Gass led
the Lady Wolverines with 11 points followed by Tori Gass with 10 points.
6 15 15 14 50
11 13 10 43
(43) – Stagg, Monday, Reid 8, Tori Gass 10, Hailey Gass 11, Breeden 3, Bonner
9, Vaughan 2.
goals: Dade County 6 (T. Gass 2, H. Gass 3, Breeden).
Lady Dragon came to town Saturday for a game that originally been scheduled for
Jan. 7 but had to be postponed due to weather.
As in the
previous two games both teams got off to slow starts and at the end of the
first quarter the Lady Wolverines were down 8-7.
hard in the second quarter and by the end of the first half took a three point
lead on the Lady Dragons, 18-15.
quarter looked a lot like the first as the two teams couldn’t buy a basket.
When the third
quarter ended the Lady Wolverines still held their three point lead, 24-21. The
two teams scored a total of 12 points in the third quarter.
The game opened
up in the fourth quarter however but didn’t turn out too well for the Lady
matched their three quarter score in the fourth by scoring 21 points while
holding Dade to just 11 and claiming a 42-35 win over the host.
Reid led the
Lady Wolverines with 12 points while Marjorie Bonner added 11.
As the season
winds down every game is important for tournament seeding and the Lady
Wolverines face a big test Friday when they travel to Model and face the Lady
Blue Devils. Game time is 7 p.m.
11 6 11 35
County (35) – Stagg, Monday, Reid 12, Tori Gass 7, Hailey Gass, Breeden 4,
Bonner 11, Vaughan 1.