Cherokee had production up and down its lineup Thursday night as 11 different players scored in the Lady Warriors’ 60-16 win over Tennessee High School on the first day of the Arby’s Classic in Bristol, Tennessee.
Ashlyn Andrus and Sydne Watts each scored 11 points to lead Cherokee.
Cherokee was set to play in the semifinals Friday night against St. Joseph Central (W.Va.). A win would place the Lady Warriors in Saturday’s championship game.
Creekview 35, Etowah 30: Julia Craft scored eight points, while Emily Wilkie and Makenzi Salas each scored seven as the Lady Grizzlies earned the road win Thursday night.
Salas added four rebounds for Creekview (6-6), while Savannah Burke added five rebounds. Savanna Mason scored six points after going 6-for-6 from the foul line.
Ally Zazzara scored a team-high 10 points for Etowah (6-5), while Jada Peterson added seven and Maggie Messerly chipped in with six.
Creekview will play next at 5:30 p.m. Thursday against Ridge Community (Fla.) in the Campbell Holiday Classic. Etowah will play at 3 p.m. Saturday at home against Allatoona.
Cherokee 76, Cedartown 70 (OT): Elijah Tucker recorded a double-double of 24 points and 14 rebounds, and Taihland Owens scored a team-high 29 points to go along with nine rebounds as Cherokee won the on road Thursday night.
Zack Vickers scored 14 points and added seven rebounds, while Tucker added a team-high three assists.
Cherokee (10-1) will play three games this weekend in a tournament at Rockmart, with the first scheduled for Friday night against East Paulding.
Etowah 55, Creekview 49: Cole Ellis scored a team-high 14 points, while Mason Etter scored 13 points and pulled down five rebounds in the home win Thursday.
Will Garvey added eight points for Etowah (9-1). Jayden Cox-Young led Creekview (3-11) with 14 points.
Etowah will play at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at home against Allatoona, while Creekview will play next at 7 p.m. Jan. 3 at Sprayberry.