GAINESVILLE — Victoria Cape scored 16 points and Rylee Thompson poured in 11 to lead North Hall past Dawson County 55-46 in a key Region 7-3A battle on Tuesday at home.
After falling behind 14-7 at the end of the opening period, The Lady Trojans (4-9, 3-2 Region 7-3A) hit five 3-pointers -- Cape and Thompson with two each -- and held the Lady Tigers (6-4, 0-2 Region 7-3A) to just two points to take a 25-16 lead by halftime.
The quarter was the difference as both teams kept pace with each other in the second half, 15-14 and 16-15.
Maddie Anglin led Dawson County with a game-high 17 points, while Abby Slaton added 11.
STEPHENS COUNTY 47
It didn't take long for the No. 2 Lady Wolves to shake off the rust. Playing for the first time since Dec. 2 due to COVID-related issues, Buford was on point against the Lady Indians.
Overall, 12 Lady Wolves put points on the board with Tatum Ozment's 22-point performance leading the way. Ashyia Willis and Sara Viti added 13 each.
It was the first of four games this week for Buford (6-0). The Lady Wolves will play host to Rabun Gap on Wednesday. Game time is set for 6 p.m.
MT. PISGAH 65,
Joelle Snyder led the Lady Lions (2-9, 0-2 Region 6A Private) with 18 points in the loss to Mt. Pisgah on Tuesday at home.
Mt. Pisgah jumped out to a 32-12 lead at the half to pace the region win.
Sidney Corbin added 13 points, Annie Nivens hauled in 7 rebounds, and Ashlyn Henderson scored 6 points and ripped down 7 boards.
LUMPKIN CO. 74,
CHEROKEE BLUFF 28
Averie Jones and Mary Mullinax scored 21 points each to lead the Lady Indians (9-3, 2-0 Region 7-3A) in the blowout win over the Lady Bears (5-9, 1-3 Region 7-3A) on Tuesday at home.
Makenzie Caldwell added 12, while Lexi Pierce scored 10 points in the Lady Indians' win.
WHITE CO. 75,
WEST HALL 4
Caitlyn Gailey and Maddie Futch combined for 26 points to blow past West Hall on Tuesday at home.
Gailey and Futch poured in 13 points each.
White County (5-6, 4-0 Region 7-3A) held the Lady Spartans (1-10, 0-4 Region 7-3A) scoreless in the final three quarters. Warriors led by @GaileyCaitlyn and Maddie Futch with 13 points each.
Sarah Johnson scored a career-high 25 points in the loss to Eastside on the road Tuesday.
The Lady Knights (3-7, 0-3 Region 8-5A) trailed 21-13 at the half but was outscored 15-5 in the third quarter to blow the game open, 36-18.