Cartersville roars past Colonels, 77-36
by Staff Reports
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Cartersville and Excel boys’ basketball teams had an easy time of it in their wins, while Adairsville had a battle on its hand during its win over Trion Saturday.

Cartersville 77, Cass 36

Cartersville’s Ryan Davis scored 13 of this game-high 28 points in the first quarter. Which was five more than the entire Cass Colonels team scored in the same quarter.

At the same time, Davis’ 28-point outburst almost equaled the entire scoring output for the entire Colonels basketball team, as the Purple Hurricanes cruised to a 77-36 victory Saturday night.

The game itself had the earmarks of a blowout when the Canes raced out to a 13-0 lead before Gregory Edwards scored the Colonels (0-6) first basket with two minutes remaining in the first quarter.

“In a game like this we just concern ourselves on doing things right one possession at a time,” Cartersville coach Mike Tobin said.

Tobin hardly broke a sweat inside the Colonels’ gym as the Canes (3-0) led 20-8 after the first quarter and 38-16 at halftime.

Whereas a helpless coach Greg Scott looked on as the Canes scored at will and continually harassed the Colonels into poor shots and turnovers.

Joining Davis in double figures was Corey Tobin with 14 points and A.J. Mosby with 13. Kelin Wells scored a team-high 11 points for Cass.

Excel 68, Chattoga 34

Excel worked its way into a lead early but the Eagles took over the game in the second and third quarters in defeating Chattooga on Saturday night, 68-34.

The Eagles claimed their seventh straight win to start the season.

Coach Jon-Michael Nickerson said credited the’s defensive play and its balance offensively with helping thwart a bid for revenge by the Indians.

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