CTC Fall League Week 7 Recap

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MAIN GYM

Marietta 42, Allatoona 29
Charles Gauthier

With Cayden Charles missing, Allatoona (2-5) couldn’t muster up enough firepower to hang with Marietta (4-3). The Blue Devils saw 2022 6-0 PG Charles Gauthier pace the team with 12 points while 2022 5-11 PG Cedric Roach helped set the tone with his playmaking, tallying 3 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals and 1 block. 2024 6-5 SG Jaiden Mann scored 8 points and Arkansas State-commit 2022 6-8 F Izaiyah Nelson posted 7 points, 11 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 2 blocks. Allatoona was led by 2023 6-2 SG Landen Pitts’ 10 points, 7 rebounds and 1 steal. 2025 6-0 G Dean Soulsby shot the ball well hitting a pull-up from the mid-range and sinking a three.

Carrollton 51, Woodstock Hawks 30
KeShaun Pace

2024 6-1 G O’Brien Watkins and 2023 6-2 G KeShaun Pace powered Carrollton (6-1) to another win. Watkins slashed his way to the hoop, finishing with 16 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals while Pace buried four threes en route to 16 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 1 block. The Trojans trailed the Woodstock Hawks (2-5) 19-15 at the half before Watkins and Pace combined for 21 second half points. 2023 6-4 F Rocklyn Williams, 2023 6-4 W Nolan Sorrells and 2023 5-10 G Nik Harness all scored 6 points apiece. 2022 6-3 G Jai Pathmarajah finished with 11 points, 6 rebounds and 2 steals to lead the Hawks who were without multiple starters. 2023 6-1 G Kalil Humphery scored when getting to the basket with 8 points.


Osborne 55, Kennesaw Mountain 50
Cris Carroll

Kennesaw Mountain (2-5) fought valiantly but ran out of gas as Osborne (7-0) moved one win away from a perfect season. Tied at 27 at the half, 2023 6-0 PG Elijah Ford causes issues with his slashing ability, drawing two And-1s and scoring all 9 of his points in the first half. 2023 5-10 G Hayden Hall hit a pair of threes and finished with a team-high 14 points while 2022 6-3 G Will Fincher used his strength and athleticism to matchup with Osborne, collecting 12 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks in the loss while providing toughness. After a four-point first half, 2022 6-6 F Cris Caroll exploded in the second, finishing with a game-high 21 points, 11 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 block as the X-Factor for Osborne. Carroll’s mixture of size, strength and skill left Kennesaw Mountain searching for answers as fouls piled up. Carroll scored in the paint off post touches and rebounds and was also able to take his man off the dribble from the perimeter. 2022 6-3 SG Zocko Littleton sank three threes and had 11 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals while 2022 6-0 PG Jahmeir Chapman and 2023 6-5 F Keshawn McPherson scored 7 points apiece.


Lithia Springs 59, River Ridge 44
Cristian Willis

2021 6-1 PG Cristian Willis went off, finishing with 21 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 6 steals to get Lithia Springs (4-3) over .500. Willis canned three three-pointers and had his entire arsenal working, getting to the lane and hitting pull-ups all while providing suffocating on-ball defense. 2022 6-5 W Langston Terry added 12 points and 2022 6-3 SG Khalil Porter had 8 points. 2024 6-0 PG Bret Senay impressed early on for River Ridge (0-7), hitting three mid-range jumpers off the dribble to open. He had 8 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. 2024 6-5 F Garrett Fettinger provided activity and showcased a versatile skill set. He led the Knights with 16 points and 10 rebounds, scoring on putbacks, mid-range jumpers, eurosteps and a three. 2024 6-6 F Wesley Harrison netted 8 points while 2024 6-2 F Ian Helms had 7 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks.


North Paulding 41, New Manchester 17
Aliyah Washington

New Manchester (2-5) finished their season on a sour note, struggling to hit any open shots. 2025 5-5 PG Paige Fears hit a pair of threes to lead the way with 6 points while 2022 5-5 PG India Johnson and 2022 5-5 PG Kamryn Bates each scored 3 points. North Paulding (4-2) got 7 points, 12 rebounds, 6 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks from 2022 5-9 W Aliyah Washington. 2023 5-10 F Sophia Gallimore hit a trio of three-pointers while 2023 5-7 PG Janaya Evans had 7 points, 5 assists and 5 steals. 2024 5-6 PG Jayda Jackson contributed with 4 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists.


East Paulding 54, Central-Carrollton 45
Sebastian Tidor
 

It only took one half of play for 2022 6-5 W Sebastian Tidor to affect the outcome of the game. The East Paulding (5-2) star poured in 18 points, 8 rebounds, 1 steal and 2 blocks in the first 20 minutes before hardly seeing the floor in the second half. 2023 6-3 F Carter Pengelly brought his trademark hustle, double-doubling with 10 points, 10 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 block while hitting a pair of threes. Central-Carrollton (2-5) saw 2022 6-2 SG JoJo Bell pile in 16 points, 9 rebounds and 6 steals. 2024 6-1 G Max Young drilled two more threes and had 10 points and 4 rebounds. 2022 5-9 PG Brian Bain tallied 9 points, 2 rebounds and 4 steals.

               

AUX GYM

North Paulding 78, Bowdon 46
Nathan Rodriguez

The Big Dog ate. 2023 6-2 C Nathan Rodriguez mauled his way to 33 points and 14 rebounds in a dominant performance. North Paulding (5-2) received 16 points, 12 rebounds, 2 assists and 3 blocks from 2022 6-5 W Trey Harris, who stayed true to his name and drilled five threes. 2023 6-2 G Carter Connelly stuffed the stat sheet with 12 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists and 1 steal. 2023 5-8 PG Authur Johnson led Bowdon (0-6) with 31 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal, draining five threes bringing his season total to 27.


Hiram 49, East Paulding 23
Erial Owens

East Paulding (2-6) had no answers for 2022 6-0 F Erial Owens who had 17 points, 4 rebounds and 1 block. Owens’ game from 15-feet and in led to multiple buckets. 2024 5-6 G Hadiya Kennerly netted 8 points in support. 2023 5-7 G Camryn O’Neil did a little bit of everything for Hiram (4-3) with 4 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals and 2 blocks. 2023 5-4 PG Jaida Anderson and 2022 5-10 C Wunmi Atiba were bright spots for the Raiders with 9 points apiece. 2022 5-10 F Halle Verkerk dominated the glass with 5 points and 14 rebounds.


River Ridge 46, Pistols 31
Mataya GayleJasmine Perez

In a much-anticipated guard matchup, 2023 5-7 PG Mataya Gayle was able to successfully move River Ridge to 5-1. Gayle recorded 12 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals. 2023 5-9 W Ayanna Blanco chipped in 10 points, 3 rebounds and 2 steals while 2025 5-6 PG Sophia Pearl added 8 points and 5 rebounds. 2024 5-5 G Avery Gaw swooped in for 6 points and 10 rebounds. In the loss, 2024 5-6 PG Jasmine Perez was able to maintain her grasp in the race for the scoring title by finishing with 15 points, 6 rebounds, 7 steals and 1 block. Entering into the final week of the season, Perez leads Gayle in scoring 17 points per game to 15.6. 2024 5-9 PG Samantha Ambroselli tacked on 6 points, 8 rebounds and 1 assist for the Pistols (2-4).


South Paulding 53, North Cobb Christian 40
David WilliamsChristian Hernandez

With only five players to start and four to finish, South Paulding (5-3) earned a gutsy win over North Cobb Christian (5-2) who was still without multiple starters. 2023 5-10 PG Sean Lynch led South Paulding with 16 points and 3 steals. 2024 6-2 G David Williams chipped in 13 points while 2023 6-2 SG Randy Harris had 12 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steal and 2 blocks. 2022 6-2 F Jordan Dobbs and 2024 6-2 W Andrew LaVigne scored 6 apiece while providing key rebounding. 2023 6-0 G Christian Hernandez was brilliant from beyond the arc for a second week in a row for North Cobb Christian, draining five threes and finishing with 16 points. 2023 6-5 F Samuel Ayegunle double-doubled with 12 points, 11 rebounds and 2 blocks.


EOTO Miss 59, Villa Rica 46
Jasmine OwensKiyah Swint

Missing multiple players, EOTO Miss (5-3) saw 2023 5-7 F Jasmine Owens (Heard County) step up with 15 points and 7 rebounds to hand Villa Rica (0-1) a loss in their debut. 2025 5-6 G Madison Reese (South Paulding) made a major impact with her energy, picking up 14 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals. 2024 5-9 W Aseye Srigboh (Alexander) went for 11 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals and 1 block, wreaking havoc in transition. 2024 5-8 G Jayden Boykin (Heard County) tallied 6 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals. 2023 5-8 W Kiyah Swint went up against her EOTO teammates and did major damage with a game-high 22 points. Swint hit a pair of threes and went 6-9 from the line. 2022 5-11 W Kaela Ward poured in 17 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 1 block. 2025 5-6 PG Gracie Byford hit two threes and dished out 3 assists.

New Manchester 42, EOTO Brothers 40
Jordan EdmondOray Towns

New Manchester (5-2) closed out their fall league with a narrow win behind 2022 6-6 W Jordan Edmond’s 23 points and 6 rebounds. 2022 6-2 G Rhian McCoy scored 7 points in support. 2023 6-0 PG Oray Towns (Villa Rica) pumped in 20 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 steal in the loss. 2022 6-6 W Kannon Roberts (Villa Rica) added 6 points. In four games since joining the league, Towns has averaged 14.5 points per game.

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