Sarah Reid drives to the goal a recent Lady Wolverine game. Reid scored 24 points in last Friday's game against Model.
By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
Lady Wolverine basketball team battled through another tough week as they
played a pair of Region 7AA games as the season winds down and the region
tournament is on the horizon.
With only eight
players the Lady Wolverines are limited as to what they can do for an entire
game as most opponents have several more players they can go to if need be.
On Tuesday Dade
hosted the Lady Eagles of Coosa in a key region match up.
Both teams got
off to a slow start but the Lady Wolverines held a two point lead at the end of
the first quarter, 9-7.
quarter action was much like the first as the two teams struggled to score
points. When the end of the first half finally arrived the Lady Wolverines were
up 16-12, holding Coosa to only five second quarter points.
control in the third quarter building their lead to eight points behind the
clutch play of Sarah Reid.
Wolverines put the icing on the cake in the fourth quarter and came away with a
much needed 39-28 over the Lady Eagles.
Reid led the
Lady Wolverines with 17 points with Tori Gass and Lauren Breeden scoring seven
Coosa 7 5 6 10 28
9 7 10 13 39
(39) – Stagg, Monday, Sarah Reid 17, T. Gass 7, H. Gass 3, Breeden 7, Bonner 5,
3 point goals:
Dade County 3 (T. Gass, H. Gass, Breeden).
On Friday night
the Lady Wolverines traveled to Model for yet another region match up.
This time Dade
was looking to avenge an early season loss to Model.
The Lady Blue
Devils took an early lead and again the Lady Wolverines had trouble scoring
early in the game.
By the end of
the first quarter Model had a five point lead, 14-9.
In the second
quarter the Lady Wolverines continued to play tough defense and matched the
Lady Blue Devils almost basket for basket but at the end of the first half
still were on the short end of the 26-20 score.
quarter, as it has been many times this season, proved to be Dade’s downfall as
they managed only eight points. Meanwhile Model was putting up 15 points to
take a commanding 41-28 lead.
quarter was basket for basket but the Lady Wolverines were never able to cut
into the Lady Blue Devils lead and ended on the short end of the 63-49 score.
Reid had one of
her most productive games of the year as she led the Lady Wolverines with 24
points while senior Hailey Gass scored 11 and Marjorie Bonner added eight.
This week the
Lady Wolverines will again be on the road with games at Chattooga on Friday, at
Gordon Lee on Saturday and at Calhoun on Tuesday.
Dade 9 11
8 21 49
12 15 22 63
(49) – Stagg, Monday, Sarah Reid 24, T. Gass 6, Hailey Gass 11, Breeden, Bonner
goals: Dade County 4 (T. Gass, H. Gass 3)