October 7, 2013

Area middle school roundup: Ramsey's return lifts Cougars to dramatic win

From Staff Reports

— Caleb Ramsey returned a kickoff 60 yards for the winning touchdown as time expired during the Dalton Middle School eighth-grade football team’s 18-14 win against Ocoee of Cleveland, Tenn., Thursday at Harmon Field.

Ocoee scored a touchdown with 7.7 seconds to play to go up 14-12 before Ramsey’s response helped Dalton improve to 3-2.

Noah Bartoo and Harrison Norman also scored touchdowns for the Cougars.

Valley Point eighth grade 21, North Whitfield 0: Four different players accounted for points on Thursday as the Green Waves (3-1-1) beat the visiting Pioneers (2-3).

Oscar Gonzalez returned an interception for a touchdown, while Damian Bradshaw and Luke Johns — who also ran for a two-point conversion — had touchdown runs and Simon Martell kicked an extra point.

North Whitfield did not report statistics by The Daily Citizen’s deadline.

Dalton seventh grade 14, Ocoee 8: Amir El-Ameen had a 4-yard touchdown run and rushed for a a two-point conversion as the younger Cougars (4-1) set up a sweep of Thursday night’s action at Harmon Field.

Drew Greeson’s 1-yard touchdown completed the scoring, while Tyis Love and Sam Carlson each picked off a pass and Jorge Salacies recovered a fumble.


• Bagley swept boys and girls competition in nine-hole matches this past Wednesday at Indian Trace Golf Course in Chatsworth, with the Braves winning 230-232 and the Lady Braves winning 84-108.

In the boys match, Bagley’s Jake Keener shot a 53 to share medalist honors with Gladden’s Evan Varnell.

Bagley’s Braxton Bates, Austin Billingsley, Jonathon Crow, Kade Greeson and Hayden Hulett each shot a 59, although only three scores counted toward the team’s total in the four-score fomat. Besides Varnell, Gladden’s counting rounds came from Chandler Simmons (59), Brody Burkett (60) and Jesse Wood (60). Ryan Carter (61) also competed for the Warriors.

In the girls match, Bagley’s Savanah Satterfield scorched the course, firing a 37 to medal and lead the Lady Braves to victory.

Caroline Ridley (47) also scored for Bagley, while Shelby Satterfield (49), Kristen Gibson (53) and Sarah Plemons (62) also participated. Gladden’s score was compiled by Tori Owens (46) and Peyton Hawkins (62).

• Bagley also swept a three-team nine-hole match with Gladden and Westside this past Monday at Spring Lakes Golf Club in Chatsworth.

In the boys match, Keener shot a medalist round of 51 to lead the Braves, whose 232 topped Westside’s 234 and Gladden’s 243.

Bates (60), Billingsley (60), Crow (61) and Hulett (61) also contributed for Bagley, while Greeson (64) also participated.

Westside’s score was compiled by Chase Carter (52), Carson Frye (60), Dylan Cable (61) and Billy Robinson (61). Dylan Chastain and Kenny Johnson also competed, with each shooting a 64.

Gladden’s counting rounds came from Simmons (58), Varnell (59), Ryan Carter (63) and Burkett (64).

In the girls match, Savanah Satterfield’s 38 earned medalist honors and led the Lady Braves, whose 86 topped Gladden (102) and Westside (119).

Shelby Satterfield (48) also scored for Bagley, while Ridley (51) also competed.

Gladden’s score was compiled by Owens (40) and Hawkins (62).

Westside’s counting rounds came from Abby Canady (59) and Makenzie Mitchell (60), while Abbey McKinney (63), Lily Adams (64) and Erin King (64) also participated.

Area middle school results are published on Mondays and Thursdays in The Daily Citizen. Coaches should send information to sports@daltoncitizen.com, with the final score, outstanding performers, team’s win-loss record and date and location of the competition included in the report.

Events that take place on Monday and Tuesday must be received by noon Wednesday for publication; events that take place on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday must be received by noon Sunday for publication. Events reported after the deadline or without complete information may not be published.