By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
Lady Wolverines had a big week last week with three region games being played
as the season winds down and heads for the region tournament next week.
Wolverines opened play last week at Murray County and came away with a big road
win to improve to 6-4 in region play.
Dade took the
early lead and while the host Murray County Lady Indians played them tough for
three quarters but they ran out of steam late.
the fourth quarter the Lady Wolverines were only up 36-28. The fourth quarter
belonged to the Lady Wolverines however as they outscored Murray County 20-8 to
claim the 56-36 win.
Erika Woodfin led
the Lady Wolverines with 22 points followed by Sarah Reid with 14.
Dade 12 15 9
11 8 8 36
Dade County (56) – Tinker, T. Gass 7,
Erika Woodfin 22, Lacy, Sarah Reid 14, H. Gass 6, Chilton 5, Breeden, Bradford
3 point goals: Dade County 3 (T.
Gass, Woodfin, H. Gass);
On Friday night
the Lady Wolverines were again on the road as they traveled to Summerville to
face the Lady Indians of Chattooga County.
This game was
for all purposes over early as the Lady Wolverines jumped out to a 21-4 first
quarter lead and never looked back.
By the end of
the first half Dade had built a 46-19 lead. They stayed red hot in the third
quarter outscoring the host 25-10 and then only allowed the Lady Indians one
fourth quarter point to claim an impressive 85-30 win.
led the Lady Wolverines with 20 points followed by Madison Lacy, Sarah Reid and
Ansley Chilton with 12 points each. Ten Dade players scored points in the game.
28 11 85
Chattooga 4 15
10 1 30
(85) – Tinker 5, T. Gass 5, Erika Woodfin 20, S. Vidal, Madison Lacy 12, Sarah
Reid 12, P. Vidal, H. Gass 5, Ansley Chilton 12, Breeden 6, Bradford 6, Bonner
3 point goals: Dade 7 (Woodfin 4,
Lacy 2, H. Gass)
Wolverines hosted the Coosa Lady Eagles on Saturday afternoon, a makeup of an
earlier game that was canceled due to bad weather.
weather was better when the game was canceled since the surprise snow on Saturday
was coming down hard when the Coosa teams arrived in Dade County.
commanding lead early in the game Dade was up 22-7 at the end of the first
The Lady Eagles
played better after that first quarter but were never able to make up the deficit
and at the end of the first half trailed 36-16.
Wolverines built on their lead in the third and fourth quarters to claim
another region win 59-35.
dominated play leading the Lady Wolverines with 19 points with Reid and Woodfin
scoring nine points each.
9 10 9 35
Dade 22 14
15 8 59
Dade County (59) – Tinker 3, T. Gass 5,
Woodfin 9, S. Vidal 1, Ma. Lacy 3, Reid 9, P. Vidal, H. Gass 4, Ansley Chilton
19, Breeden 5, Mo. Lacy, Bonner 1, Stagg.
3 point goals: Dade County 5 (Woodfin,
Ma. Lacy, Reid, H. Gass, Breeden)
This week, the
final week of the regular season, had the Lady Wolverines at home on Tuesday
night hosting the Pepperell Lady Dragons and then traveling to Coosa on Friday
night to face the Lady Eagles again in the season finale.
tournament gets underway next week at Georgia Highlands College in Rome. The
Lady Wolverines are expected to finish third in the region behind Calhoun and
Model. Those two teams earned a spot in the state tournament by finishing first
and second while the Lady Wolverines will need to finish in the top four of the
tournament to advance to state play.
Game times for
the tournament will be posted on the Sentinel website as soon as they become
available, probably sometime on Saturday. Be sure and check game times and go
support the Lady Wolverines.