November 25, 2013

Middle School Roundup: Cougars swim to slim win

From Staff Reports
sports@daltoncitizen.com

— Dalton Middle School’s swimming teams split competition against a pair of Chattanooga programs Thursday at Dalton High School, with the boys claiming a one-point victory against McCallie and the Lady Cougars falling 168-61 to Girls Preparatory School.

In the Cougars’ 119-18 win, Cade Gabriel won a pair of individual events and helped Dalton to a sweep of the relays.

Gabriel took first in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 25.64 seconds and won the 100 freestyle in 58.55 seconds. He also swam a leg on the winning 200 medley, 200 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay teams.

Joining him in the 200 medley lineup were Raul Valdez, Jonathan Shaheen and Ross Valdez for a time of 1:55.25. Anthony Calderon and Ethan Carroll joined Gabriel and Shaheen in the 200 freestyle relay to post a winning 1:49.52. In the 400 freestyle, it was Ross Davis, Raul Valdez and Ross Valdez in addition to Gabriel winning with a time of 4:06.84.

Raul Valdez also won a pair of individual races, taking the 200 individual medley in 2:16.99 and the 100 backstroke in 58.83. Ross Valdez added a win in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:02.60.

The Lady Cougars did not have any individual winners.



Basketball

New Hope eighth-grade girls 32, Westside 13: The Lady Kodiaks rolled to their third straight win to start the season, getting 14 points from Hallie Brooker and eight from Holly Heath.

Westside did not submit statistics.

Gladden eighth-grade girls 34, North Whitfield 28: Allie Ausmus and Ana Trejo each scored 11 points to pace the Lady Warriors (1-2) in Thursday’s win at North Whitfield.

Trejo also grabbed five rebounds and a pair of steals, while Ausmus had four steals. Bailey Smith chipped in eight rebounds, six points, three blocks and two steals, while Ally Bickford pulled down six rebounds.

North Whitfield did not submit statistics.

Gladden eighth-grade boys 38, North Whitfield 25: Jordan Pacheco had 12 points and three rebounds to pace the Warriors (1-2) in Thursday’s win in Chatsworth.

Tucker Gregg added nine points and four assists for Gladden.

North Whitfield did not submit statistics.

New Hope seventh-grade girls 27, Westside 17: Sydney Horne scored a dozen points and Alaina Thompson added eight as the Lady Kodiaks (2-1) won at home on Thursday.

Westside did not submit statistics.

North Whitfield seventh-grade girls 29, Gladden 15: Morgan Cowart’s six points led Gladden (2-1) in Thursday’s road loss, while Shyenne Davis had a team-best six rebounds.

North Whitfield did not submit statistics.

North Whitfield seventh-grade boys 35, Gladden 29: The Warriors (2-1) got 13 points and seven rebounds from Trevor Cox in Thursday’s loss at home.

North Whitfield did not submit statistics.



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