The Canes scored in the top of the first against the Catamounts, then tacked on two insurance runs in the third. Dalton answered in the fifth inning with a single run, ending scoring for the evening.
Cartersville tallied 7 hits on the evening, but its players were credited with 2 errors.
The Canes improved to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in Region 7-AAA with the victory. Dalton fell to 1-4, 0-1.
Cartersville returns to the diamond Monday, when it visits Southeast Whitfield in its second region matchup in as many games. The game is to start at 5:55 p.m.