Prep Roundup: Lady Grizzlies cruise past Woodstock
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Ansley Henson scored a game-high 15 points and led Creekview to a 53-33 win over Woodstock in a non-region game Tuesday.

The Lady Grizzlies broke open a 19-all halftime tie with an 18-1 run in the third quarter.

Dee Blankenship finished with 13 points for Creekview.

Woodstock was led by Chandler Sutton’s 12 points and three steals. Caroline Edwards added two points and eight rebounds.

Creekview (2-0) will face Roswell on Saturday in the North Forsyth Thanksgiving tournament. Woodstock (0-4) will also be in the same tournament, opening with North Forsyth.

Pope 66, Etowah 55: Within reach after a third-quarter rally, the Lady Eagles couldn’t make it all the way back in their season-opening game.

Etowah (0-1) trailed 28-20 at halftime, but it surged back to cut its deficit to two entering the fourth quarter. Pope, however, extended its lead back out to double digits, largely through its success at the free-throw line. The Lady Greyhounds’ Kierra Henry was 6-for-7 at the line in the final period and scored 29 points for the game.

Shakyna Payne led Etowah with 19 points, Alexas Jackson had 14 and Taylor Janos 10.

Etowah will jump right into Region 5AAAAAA play Friday, hosting Cherokee.

Late Saturday

River Ridge 60, Woodstock 33:
Jessica Mlaska scored 20 points, including nine in the fourth quarter as the Lady Knights posted a big victory.

Ansley Lathem added 17 points, including a trio of 3-pointers, for River Ridge

(1-1), which led 24-10 at the half.

Kindole Pettiway led Woodstock (0-3) with 10 points, while Jessica Alexander scored seven.

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Late Saturday

River Ridge 54, Woodstock 37:
The Knights showed they are ready to compete by posting a big victory over one of the largest schools in the county.

The Knights (2-0) outscored Woodstock 11-5 in the first quarter and never looked back as they jumped to a 30-12 lead by halftime.

Nick Masterson led River Ridge with 22 points, including six 3-pointers. Steven Spears finished with six points and Anthony Odom and Ty Suwalski both scored five points.

Woodstock (0-3) had its biggest quarter in the fourth when in put up 13 points, and was 7-for-8 from the free-throw line.

Zack Case led Woodstock with 14 points, while Ryan Clark scored nine.

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