Nic Gaddis goes around a defender to put up two points for the Wolverines in recent hard court action.
By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
Wolverine basketball team hit the court last week with every remaining region
game being important for tournament match ups.
faced Coosa on Tuesday night at home looking to pick up a key win and they came
out red hot against the visiting Eagles.
By the end of
the first quarter the Wolverines had built a nine point lead, 27-18, and seemed
on their way to a big win.
for Dade you have to play all four quarters.
maintained their lead in the second quarter Coosa stepped up their game and
almost matched the Wolverines point for point. At the end of the first half the
Wolverines were on top, 50-40.
It was the
Eagles who were red hot in the third quarter as they outscored the host
Wolverines 25-11 to not only wipe out the 10 point lead the Wolverines enjoyed
at the half but to a four point lead of their own.
As hard as the
Wolverines tired in the fourth quarter they were never able to regain the lead
and fell to the Eagles 86-82.
Clynt Bell led
all scorers with 37 points while Nic Gaddis scored 16 and Mikey Williams scored
15 on five three point shots.
Brice Stanley grabbed eight rebounds each and Gaddis and Reed Hulgan had six
rebounds each for the Wolverines.
Coosa 18 22 25
Dade 27 23 11
Castleberry, Murphy, Hulgan 2, Sharp 3, Mikey Williams 15, Smith 5, Clynt Bell
37, Nic Gaddis 16, Stanley 4
Field Goals: Dade 11 (Williams 5, Bell 6)
highlights: Bell 5s; Williams and Stanley 8r; Gaddis and Hulgan 6r
On Friday night
the Wolverines traveled to Model looking to avenge their worst loss of the
season when Model scored 105 points on them early in the season.
As was the case
on Tuesday night Dade jumped out front in the first quarter, outscoring the
Blue Devils 15-10.
The two teams
swapped baskets in the second quarter and at the end of the first half the
Wolverines held on to their five point lead, 30-25.
quarter saw the two teams score almost as many points as they did the entire
first half as the Model would burn the nest for 30 points while the visiting
Wolverines scored 20. When the quarter ended the Blue Devils had the lead,
to battle but couldn’t overcome the Blue Devil’s lead and dropped their second
game of the week, 76-69.
Bell led the
Wolverines with 31 points while Gaddis scored 23 and Williams added 10.
16 rebounds in the contest while Williams had eight and Kyle Castleberry had
travel to Chattooga on Friday in another Region 7AA match up and wrap up the
regular season next week at Calhoun on Tuesday.
15 15 20
15 30 21 76
Castleberry 2, Murphy, Hulgan 1, Sharp 2, Mikey Williams 10, Smith, Clynt Bell 31,
Nic Gaddis 23, Stanley
Field Goals: Dade 11 (Bell 6, Gaddis 3, Williams 2)
highlights: Williams 8r; Hulgan 16r; Castleberry 7r (DC)