Northwest High School Bruins

January 25, 2014

Prep roundup: Lady Bruins get the job done on ‘D’



Murray County 50, North Murray 27: Murray County wrestlers piled up big points with pins to top their intracounty rivals in competition at Gladden Middle School.

Winning by fall for the Indians (8-6) were Anibal Raymundo (106), Austin McCall (120), Daniel Dayton (126), Tielor Johnson (145), Blaine Thornbury (160) and Dustin Gibson (182). Domingo Bautista (113) and Clay Thornbury (195) won by major decision, while Seth Gilbert (220) accepted a forfeit.

North Murray did not report individual results by The Daily Citizen’s deadline. Murray County’s victory followed a 65-15 win for Gladden — the Indians’ feeder program — over Bagley, the feeder school for North Murray.

• Southeast split a pair of duals at Ridgeland, losing 40-36 to Ringgold but beating the host Panthers 50-29.

Going 2-0 for the Raiders (15-18) were Noah Bartenfield (106), Levi Kelley (113), Tyler Brown (145), Dylan Burch (152), Austin Allen (182) and Garrett McClure (285).

JV basketball

Northwest Whitfield girls 62, Heritage 27: A trio of Northwest players scored in double figures — Kylee Ward with 17 points, Aubrey Young with 13 and Lindsey Roberts with 10 — as the Lady Bruins remained undefeated through 14 games.

LaFayette girls 44, Southeast 27: Maddie Pearson and Isabel Salinas each had six points as the Lady Raiders (9-4) lost at home.

Southeast boys 43, LaFayette 35: Jake Amos had 19 points and Keaton McCutchen finished with 10 for the host Raiders (12-4).

Dalton girls 51, Ridgeland 24: Kirsten Deal scored 14 points and Alex Brumbelow had 10 to pace the scoring for the Lady Cats (7-3), while Hailey Jones added eight assists in the road win.

North Murray girls 45, Coahulla Creek 12: Hannah Long and Kayla Kvastad each had nine points for the Lady Mountaineers (7-3) as they rolled at home.

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    When high school football coaches look for events to take their teams to during the summer, they are looking for three things — top competition, organization and hospitality.
    For The Daily Citizen’s Southeastern 7-on-7 Championship, the Dalton community and local business leaders take care of the latter. The tournament officials work tirelessly to provide the organization. And the two combined assure the top competition will show up.

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    When Northwest Whitfield repeated as the Georgia High School Association Class 4A softball state champion last fall, that appeared to be the last time the majority of the Lady Bruins’ senior class would be teammates on the diamond.
    Now, thanks to the Stump on Sports All-Star Softball Classic, five of those six seniors will reunite to play together one more time.

    June 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Junior golf: Hicks able to hang for final round

    Despite giving up a few strokes from Monday’s opening round of 4-over-par 76, Dalton’s Landon Hicks was the only local competitor to advance to the third round of the Georgia Junior Championships.

    June 18, 2014

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    Isabel Salinas’ freshman season for Southeast Whitfield High School’s track and field team wasn’t up to her standards, and she really isn’t sure why it ended up that way in 2013. It could have been her injuries. It could have been not being in proper shape.
    One thing Salinas, nicknamed “Izzy” by friends and coaches, does know is that her sophomore year went a lot better.

    June 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • poty seth.jpg All-Area Baseball Team and Player of the Year

    As a freshman at Northwest Whitfield High School, Seth Pierce came out of nowhere and was as dominant a pitcher as the area had. Finishing his “rookie” season with the Bruins, the left-handed Pierce led the area with nine victories — he also had one save — and showed overpowering dominance with a 9-3 record and 89 strikeouts in 73 1/3 innings. He finished his first season on the hill in Tunnel Hill with a 1.71 ERA while allowing 61 hits and 23 walks. Those numbers were also recorded against competition in a higher classification as the Bruins were playing Class 4A ball when the state had just five classifications. His performance earned him honors as 2012 The Daily Citizen All-Area Baseball Player of the Year.

    May 25, 2014 1 Photo

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    Greg Brown, the girls basketball team’s head coach, will be Northwest’s offensive coordinator for the 2014 season after Crane accepted the Greenville (S.C.) High head coach position earlier this week. Brown has been an assistant football coach at Northwest for five of the past six seasons.

    May 25, 2014 1 Photo

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    “There is just one more place left to win,” Dalton coach Nancy Hallsworth said. “They have the time ahead of them to do it.”

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