CTC Fall League Recap Week 5

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Osborne 66, Bowdon 33
Cris Carroll

Osborne (5-0) rolled past short-handed Bowdon (0-4) to set up a potential de-facto championship with North Cobb Christian in Week 6, the only other remaining unbeaten. 2023 6-5 F Keshawn McPherson paced Osborne with 13 points and 5 rebounds. The Red Devils had no answer for 2022 6-6 F Cris Carroll on the glass as he finished with 11 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals and 1 block. 2022 6-0 PG Jahmeir Chapman scored 7 points and added on to his lead for Defensive Player of the Year, collecting 5 more steals. 2023 5-11 G Alex Powell scored 7 points while 2025 6-2 G Akai Fleming hit a pair of threes and scored all 8 of his points in the first half as Osborne held a commanding 43-12 lead at the break. Held to five points in the opening 20 minutes, league leading scorer 2023 5-8 PG Authur Johnson managed to sink 3 threes in the second half and finish with 19 points and 4 rebounds, 22 points below his average entering play.


River Ridge 46, New Manchester 30
Ayanna Blanco

It was a coming out party for 2023 5-9 W Ayanna Blanco, who posted a game-high 13 points, 1 rebound, 2 steals and 1 block. Blanco played with an aggressive confidence, attacking the basket and even knocking down a three. She has good fundamentals and does the little things well like blocking out. Her growth through the summer and in the Fall League set her up for impactful minutes her junior season. River Ridge (3-1) moved into first place in the standings with the win. 2023 5-7 PG Mataya Gayle added 11 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals while 2024 5-5 G Avery Gaw hustled her way to 7 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 block. Gaw plays with energetic toughness, willing to sacrifice her body for the betterment of the team. 2025 5-10 F Joy Tchamabe had a breakout game with 2 points, 6 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 blocks. The backcourt of New Manchester (1-4) combined for 27 points between 2022 5-5 PG India Johnson’s 15 points, 6 rebounds and 1 assist and 2022 5-5 PG Kamryn Bates’ 12 points, 8 rebounds and 1 steal.

North Cobb Christian 40, Hiram 36
North Cobb ChristianErial Owens

Late free throws from 2024 5-9 W Gaby LoPresti iced a key win for North Cobb Christian (3-2) in a nip-and-tuck game with Hiram (3-2). LoPresti drilled 3 threes en route to a team-high 15 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals. 2022 5-6 PG Lauryn Towns finished with 13 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 2 blocks, using her strength to attack the hoop as a physical driver. 2023 5-11 W Brooke Moore stuffed the stat sheet with 5 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 1 block. Hiram saw 2022 6-0 F Erial Owens return to action and tally a game-high 17 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 3 steals. Owens came out red-hot, hitting five quick jumpers before getting the rest of her points at the line going 7-8. 2023 5-7 G Camryn O’Neil chipped in 9 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals and 1 block in the loss.

Lithia Springs 60, Woodstock Hawks 56
Christian BishopTayshaun Buford

A balanced attack helped Lithia Springs (2-3) hold off a new-look Woodstock Hawks (1-4). 2022 6-4 W Christian Bishop converted two And-1s on his way to a game-high 16 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals. 2022 6-3 SG Khalil Porter had 13 points – all in the second half – and 3 rebounds while 2025 5-7 PG Tayshaun Buford cashed in 4 threes for 12 points. In the loss, 2022 6-3 G Jai Pathmarajah posted 12 points and 5 rebounds while 2023 6-1 G Kalil Humphery led the team with 13 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal. The Woodstock Hawks got a major lift from 5-10 PG Miodrag Stojie who had 11 points, 8 rebounds and 1 steal. The smooth Serbian changed speeds well and moved without the ball, making him a tough cover. 2022 6-7 F Inigo Ibanez finished with 9 points and 5 rebounds.

New Manchester 48, Marietta 33
Jordan EdmondIzaiyah Nelson

2022 6-6 W Jordan Edmond showcased his versatility with 11 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals and 1 block as New Manchester (4-1) kept pace with the top of the standings. 2024 5-8 PG Chase James-Robinson drilled 2 threes and had 10 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals and 1 block while 2022 6-1 W Rhian McCoy contributed 9 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 blocks. Marietta (3-2) received 14 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks from 2022 6-8 F Izaiyah Nelson, fresh off a visit to Arkansas State. 2022 6-0 PG Charles Gauthier netted 11 points.

East Paulding 45, South Paulding 43
Sebastian Tidor

Nightmarish free throw shooting plagued both teams, East Paulding (3-2) shooting 7-20 while South Paulding (3-3) went 6-16, but in the end it was 2022 6-5 W Sebastian Tidor who made the plays to get the job done, finishing with 22 points, 14 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals, thrusting himself back into the conversation for League MVP. 2023 6-3 W Carter Pengelly chipped in 9 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal while 2022 6-3 F Daniel Cottrill had a breakout game with 7 points, 7 rebounds and 1 block. Without Jeremiah Taylor, it was 2022 6-3 F Jordan Dobbs who erupted for his best game of the season recording 14 points, 10 rebounds, 1 assist and 3 blocks. The undersized forward is a hard worker that plays bigger than his size and competes at a high level in the paint. 2023 6-2 SG Randy Harris added 8 points, 10 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 1 block in the loss.

AUX GYM

North Paulding 57, EOTO Miss 45
Jayda Jackson

2024 5-6 PG Jayda Jackson showed out in front of Shorter University, pouring in 17 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal in an impressive win over EOTO Miss (3-3). North Paulding (2-2) got 11 points from 2023 5-10 F Sophia Gallimore and 10 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals from 2022 5-9 W Aliyah Washington. 2023 6-0 C Alex Willis chipped in 7 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals. EOTO saw 2024 5-8 G Jayden Boykin (Heard County) produce 11 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals and 1 block. 2023 5-8 W Kiyah Swint (Villa Rica) tacked on 11 points and 3 rebounds.


North Cobb Christian 72, North Paulding 62
North Cobb Christian

In a battle of unbeatens, North Cobb Christian (5-0) erased a 3-point half time deficit to upend North Paulding (4-1). The sharpshooting of 2022 6-3 W Tremain Davis kept the shorthanded Eagles in the game, blasting 6 threes and finishing with 22 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal and 2 blocks. Davis now trails only Authur Johnson (19) in three-pointers made with 17. Freshman sensation 2025 6-0 PG Josh Dixon brought North Cobb Christian to the finish line, dumping in 17 of his game-high 23 points in the second half to go with 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 4 steals. 2023 5-11 PG CJ Wallace proved to be a valuable third-option, adding 13 points and 3 assists. North Paulding was paced by budding star 2024 5-8 PG Ryan Williams who tallied 13 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. 2022 6-5 W Trey Harris had 12 points and 7 rebounds while 2023 6-8 F Gavin McClain had a big day with 12 points, 9 rebounds and 1 block. 2023 6-0 G Samuel Erritt (8) and 2023 6-2 C Nathan Rodriguez (7) balanced the offense.

Central-Carrollton 52, River Ridge 46
Central-CarrolltonWesley Harrison

2022 6-2 SG JoJo Bell continued his dark horse candidacy for League MVP exploding for 25 points, 10 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals and 2 blocks. 2022 5-9 PG Brian Bain chipped in 14 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal while 2023 5-11 G Jay Harding scored 8 points for Central-Carrollton (2-3). River Ridge (0-5) got a huge effort out of 2024 6-6 F Wesley Harrison who has quietly emerged as one of the most consistent big men in the league. He finished with 16 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 blocks. 2024 6-5 F Garrett Fettinger had 10 points and 7 rebounds while 2024 6-0 G Bret Senay and 2024 6-5 W Matthew Gordon netted 7 points apiece.

Kennesaw Mountain 47, EOTO Brothers 44
Hayden Hall

2023 5-9 G Hayden Hall called game, drilling a game-winning three to push Kennesaw Mountain (2-3) past EOTO (0-2). Hall had 10 points, part of a spread-out attack that saw 2023 6-0 PG Elijah Ford and 2022 6-3 G Will Fincher each score 10 points as well. 2022 6-6 W Kannon Roberts (Villa Rica) led EOTO with 12 points and 7 rebounds. 2023 5-9 G JT Dumas (Villa Rica) had 10 points and 3 steals. 2023 6-0 PG Oray Towns (Villa Rica) chipped in 8 points.

Carrollton 69, Allatoona 68
CarrolltonCayden Charles

In a heavyweight fight with great guards, it was Carrollton (4-1) that scratched out the win in a tight battle with Allatoona (1-4), surviving a monster performance from 2022 6-2 CG Cayden Charles. Charles pumped in 29 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steal and 1 block, but Carrollton managed to counter with 2023 6-2 G KeShaun Pace’s 24 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals and 2024 6-1 G O’Brien Watkins’ 18 points and 2 steals. 2023 5-10 G Nik Harness hit a pair of threes and had 10 points to balance the Trojans. 2025 6-0 G Dean Soulsby was dialed in for Allatoona with 3 threes and 11 points. 2022 6-6 F JR Oyarekhua picked up 9 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 block while 2023 6-3 G Landen Pitts collected 8 points, 6 rebounds and 1 block.

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