Now on a two-game winning streak, the Lady Wolverines (2-5) used a dominant third quarter to win at the North Forsyth Thanksgiving tournament.
Woodstock outscored Pope 21-5 by paying extra attention defensively to the Lady Greyhounds’ two leading scorers while generating points from its own top players.
Carolyn Edwards had a career-high 21 points and 14 rebounds, while Kennedy Montgomery had 16 points with three 3-pointers. Jessica Alexander guarded Pope’s Bria Johnson, who totaled 16 points, but was held to seven points in the second half.
Woodstock will open Region 5AAAAAA play Saturday at Cherokee.
Woodstock 50, Northview 36: The Lady Wolverines posted their first win of the season at the North Forsyth Thanksgiving tournament.
Kenzie Montgomery led with 12 points, seven rebounds and three steals, while Caroline Edwards posted a double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds.
Woodstock pulled away by outscoring Northview 22-5 in the second quarter. The Lady Wolverines were more aggressive in the press and were 8-of-13 from the field in the quarter.
North Forsyth 51, Sequoyah 23: The Lady Chiefs were unable to score more than eight points in any quarter as they fell in a Thanksgiving tournament.
Sequoyah (1-1) trailed 19-9 at the half, but North Forsyth continued to pull away.
Emily Ryan led Sequoyah with six points and was 3-for-3 at the free-throw line. Tori Rogers added four points, all via free throws, and Lauren Hartman finished with four points and a nine rebounds. Kelley Hartman also added nine rebounds and six blocks.
Sequoyah 53, Northview 25: Emily Ryan scored a game-high 28 points and tied a score record with six 3-pointers as the Lady Chiefs claimed a victory.
Kelley Hartman added nine points, eight rebounds, five blocks, three steals and three assists. Kennedy Williams added six rebounds and five points, while Megan Garcia had three assists.
The Lady Chiefs jumped to a 27-7 lead at halftime. Northview edged back into the game with 15 points in the third, but Sequoyah continued to pull away by outscoring its opponent 16-3 in the final period.
Woodstock finishes second: The boys and girls teams from Woodstock placed second in a field of 15 at the Greyhound Invitational.
The boys passed West Forsyth on the final relay to finish second behind Pope.
In the girls meet, the team of Jackie Csuback, Carlee Redko, Kailey Austin and Jamie Maloney won the 400-yard freestyle relay to close out the meet, but Pope scored points with five relay teams in the event to pull ahead of Woodstock.
Alarii Levreault-Lopez was the highest point-scorer for the meet.
Woodstock’s Megan Omeara, Madison Tank, Kennady Kilgore swept the top three positions in the 50 free.
Austin, Csuback and Levreault-Lopez each qualified for two individual state cuts, while Matt Weissel qualified for the state meet in the 500 free.