Devils, Lady Devils fly past Falcons

by Jake Clapper

South Fulton High School basketball teams hosted the Lake County Falcons and Lady Falcons Feb. 9. Both South Fulton teams tacked on their last regular season victory over Lake County.

South Fulton 60

Lake County 45

The Lady Red Devils jumped ahead early in the game scoring 11 points in the first quarter while allowing the Lady Falcons only eight points. The Lady Red Devils began to increase their lead in the second quarter, putting up another 16 points to gain a 10-point lead, 27-17. Both teams scored 18 points in the third quarter bringing the score to 45-35. The Lady Red Devils tacked on an additional 15 points in the final quarter to put them on top of the Lady Falcons 60-45.

Maddie Gray and Anna Gore led the Lady Red Devils with 15 points apiece. Maddie Gray was four for six from the free throw line and had four field goals. Anna Gore hit one shot from behind the arc and six field goals.

CaShayah McClerkin put up nine points. McClerkin hit two field goals, one three-point basket and both of her free throws.

Aubree Gore tacked on seven points coming from three field goals and one free throw.

Katie Barclay hit two shots from behind the arc to make up her six game points.

Sophia Hodges had four points. Abbi McFarland and Kailey Mayo each had two points.

South Fulton 65

Lake County 49

The Red Devils gained the lead early in the game scoring 12 points while holding the Falcons to 10 points in the first quarter. The Red Devils increased their lead to 11 points in the second quarter tacking on 15 points to bring the score to 27-16. After half time the Red Devils put up 38 points, 22 in the third quarter and 16 in the fourth, to finish on top of the Falcons, 65-49.

Bryce McFarland had a game high of 24 points. McFarland hit 10 field goals, and four free throws.

Brock Brown had 17 points. Brown had seven field goals and three of his four free throws.

Beau Britt hit six field goals and one three point basket for a total of 15 points.
Rider Whitehead had four points, Drew Barclay had three points, and Jalen Cross had two points.