It has been a troublesome begin to the season for the Cedartown Bulldogs. These struggles continued of their final 4 video games.
Cedartown began the brand new yr enjoying some of the gifted groups in Northwest Georgia, the Paulding County Patriots. Although the Bulldogs gave it a journey, they fell behind and will by no means recuperate in an 83-51 loss.
Jeremiah Johnson scored 11 factors whereas MJ Vacation and CJ Washington added eight factors every. Paulding County, however, picked up a 39-point efficiency from star level guard Kervens Yacinthe.
The Bulldogs had been capable of get again within the win column on Jan. 5. Cedartown picked up its second Area 7-4A win of the season as they traveled to Ridgeland and knocked off the Panthers 66-62.
Regardless of each side jockeying for place late, head coach Benjie Frazier was capable of outduel the Ridgeland workers and lead his squad to a giant triumph. Johnson led the way in which once more with 16 factors. Vacation had 13 and Washington scored 10 factors within the area victory.
Sadly for the Purple-and-Black devoted, Cedartown’s boys confronted extra robust competitors to spherical out their week of play.
It began on Friday night time, because the Bulldogs fell in a good contest with Pickens. The Dragons had been capable of construct a cushty lead late within the recreation and smothered the Cedartown offense to garner a 54-41 win.
Jeremiah Johnson had 10 factors whereas brother Jordan Johnson scored seven factors. Vacation and Michael Walker each completed with six factors.
Cedartown’s fourth recreation in seven days got here on Saturday, Jan. 9, because it hosted a high quality Cartersville staff. The Bulldogs fell at Cartersville in early December when each groups had been nonetheless lacking starters enjoying with their respective soccer groups.
This time round each groups had been at full energy and Cartersville flexed its muscle groups in a 73-47 blowout on the Dawg Home. Jeremiah Johnson led all scorers with 18 factors, whereas Vacation and Ronald Knight had seven factors and 6 factors within the loss.
The Canes didn’t obtain any large scoring outbursts, however quite had been led to victory by a constant scoring assault by gamers like Kolbe Benham (13 factors), Amarai Orr (12), and Kam Callahan (12).
Frazier and firm will attempt to put this disappointing week behind them, as their squad now sits at 3-8 general. The excellent news is that Cedartown is 2-2 in area play, at the moment ok for fourth within the standings.
Their subsequent probability to hit the ground might be Tuesday because the Bulldogs journey to tackle area foe Heritage-Catoosa. Cedartown finishes this week with two video games at dwelling — internet hosting Southeast Whitfield on Friday earlier than enjoying Central-Carroll on Saturday at Cedartown Excessive College.