• Southeast Whitfield’s Ty Pendley scored 17 points, and Rhett Harper added nine, but it wasn’t enough as the Raiders fell to East Paulding 61-43 Wednesday night in the Southeast Hoopfest.
In other games Wednesday, Woodland-Cartersville’s boys beat North Murray, 79-44; the Woodland girls beat Ridgeland, 49-29; and Heritage-Catoosa’s girls beat East Paulding 48-44.
In today’s boys action, Excel Christian plays Bremen (11:30 a.m.), North Murray takes on Southeast (2:30 p.m.), Darlington and Heritage-Catoosa meet at 5:30, and East Paulding faces Woodland-Bartow (8:30). In the girls bracket, games include Ridgeland versus East Paulding (1 p.m.), Southeast takes on Excel Christian (4) and Heritage faces Woodland (7).
North Murray’s boys (1-1) were held to single digits in both the second and third quarters in the loss to Woodland. Jordan Couch led the Mountaineers with 15 points.