By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
Lady Wolverine basketball team opened the 2012-2013 season in a big way last
week as they played four games in five days and came away with a perfect 4-0
The Lady Wolverines
opened the season at home on Tuesday night when they faced the Lady Warriors of
Warriors quickly found themselves completely outmanned as the taller, quicker
Lady Wolverines dominated the game from the opening tip.
Dade was up
24-6 after one quarter and by the end of the first half were ahead 37-13.
Wolverines emptied the bench in the second half and still managed to hold the
visiting Lady Warriors to only seven points, only one in the final period.
When the final buzzer
sounded the Lady Wolverines had their first victory of the season 60-19.
led the Lady Wolverines with 17 points followed by Erika Woodfin with 13 and
Hailey Gass with 11.
Marion 6 7
23 14 16 6 60
Dade (60) Tinker 3, T, Gass 1, Erika
Woodfin 13, Lacy, Reid 2, Vidal, Hailey Gass 11, Ansley Chilton 17, Breeden 1,
Bradford 6, West 4, Bonner 2.
3 point goals: Marion County 2
(Brooks, Hunley); Dade County 8 (Tinker, Woodfin 4, H. Gass 3).
On Wednesday it
was off to the Ridgeland Thanksgiving Tournament where Dade found stiffer
competition than what the Lady Warriors were able to generate.
In their first
game the Lady Wolverines played Heritage and the two teams traded baskets in
first half action.
Dade led 9-8
after the first quarter and 19-18 at the end of the first half.
changed in the third quarter as the Lady Wolverines came out with greater
intensity and dominated play in the second half.
Heritage in the third quarter 20-8 and the fourth quarter was much the same,
17-9 for a final 56-35 win.
Woodfin led the
Lady Wolverines with 14 points followed by Tinker with 11 and Chilton with 10.
10 20 17
10 8 9 35
Dade County (56) – Lindsey Tinker 11,
T, Gass, Erika Woodfin 14, Lacy, Reid 6, Vidal, H. Gass 6, Ansley Chilton 10,
Breeden 3, Bradford 2, West 2, Bonner 2.
3 point goals: Dade County 8
(Tinker 3, H. Gass 2, Chilton 2, Breeden)
On Friday the
Lady Wolverines faced Greeneville, Tenn. They took a five point first quarter
lead but by the end of the first half were up by only three, 28-25.
Again the Lady
Wolverines took control in the second half as they outscored Greeneville 14-10
in the third quarter and 13-9 in the fourth to claim their third win of the
Chilton led the Lady Wolverines with 21 and 15 points respectively and Reid
finished the night with eight points and Tinker seven.
Dade 15 13 14
Greeneville10 15 10 9 44
Dade (55) Tinker 7, Erika Woodfin 21,
Lacy, Reid 8, H. Gass 2, Ansley Chilton 15, Breeden, Bradford 2, Bonner.
3 point goals: Dade County 4
(Tinker, Woodfin 2, Chilton)
night the Lady Wolverines faced Ooltewah, Tenn.
quarter was a dead heat as the two teams were tied 14-14 when the first quarter
Dade managed to
take a three point lead into the half as they outscored the Lady Owls 12-9 and
quarter was again big for the Lady Wolverines as they outscored the Lady Owls
17-7 to take command of the game and never looked back.
quarter was more of the same as Dade outscored the Lady Owls 15-11 to claim
their fourth win of the season 58-41.
21 with Chilton picking up 13, Tinker nine and Abby Bradford eight.
The 4-0 Lady
Wolverines will be at home on Friday night when they face the Lady Ramblers of
LaFayette and will be at home again on Saturday night when they face the Lady
Panthers of Ridgeland. Games begin at 7 p.m. and 6 p.m. respectively.
14 12 17 15 58
9 7 11 41
Dade (58) Tinker 9, T, Gass, Erika
Woodfin 21, Lacy, Reid 2, H. Gass 5, Ansley Chilton 13, Breeden, Bradford 8,
3 point goals: Dade County 6
(Tinker 2, Woodfin 2, Bradford 2)