The Georgia Northwestern women's basketball found the going tough at the Florida College Invitational over the weekend as they dropped to 0-10 on the season following a 94-32 loss to Trinity (Fla.) on Friday night and a 63-22 setback to the (USCAA Division I) No. 9-ranked host school on Saturday.
The Georgia Northwestern men's basketball team dropped to 4-6 on the season following an 85-67 loss to Florida College Falcons on the final day of the Falcons' invitational tournament on Saturday, but the Bobcats were able to take a little piece of history home with them.
After a nearly one-month holiday lay-off, the Georgia Northwestern men's basketball team returned to the court on Friday night, facing an international opponent for the first time in the program's 10-year history.
The Gordon Lee Trojans didn't challenge their NGAC tournament points record that they set last year, but six individual champions and 228.5 points were more than enough to pick up their third straight conference title on Saturday at Heritage Middle School.
Jake Poindexter had another huge night for the Gordon Lee Trojans on Thursday night and the Navy-and-White needed all 30 of his points to hold off the visiting Trion Bulldogs, 44-33, in a an NGAC contest.
The Saddle Ridge JV boys' basketball team picked up a 30-27 home victory over Gordon Lee on Monday night. Saddle Ridge led 9-6 after the first quarter, lost the lead by halftime, but regained it for good in the third period.
The LaFayette Middle School Mat Ramblers had their final two matches before Saturday's North Georgia Athletic Conference Duals at Trion as they took on Saddle Ridge and Ringgold in a tri-match at Ringgold.
When Georgia Northwestern head coach David Stephenson put together his 2016-17 schedule, he filled it out with a handful of games against some new opponents, hoping to challenge his Bobcats against even tougher competition.
Both the Gordon Lee and Lakeview failed to score a single point in the fourth quarter on Tuesday, but the visiting Trojans outscored the Warriors in the extra session, 9-4, to score a 35-30 road victory.
A buzzer-beating half-court shot by Rossville's Zack Harrison sent Thursday's game with rival Chattanooga Valley to overtime, but the Eagles would have the last laugh as they scored a 44-39 win over the Bulldogs in Flintstone.
The Georgia Northwestern Lady Bobcats cut a 12-point fourth-quarter deficit in half with 2:20 to play on Tuesday night, but would not get any closer as visiting Trinity Baptist from Jacksonville, Florida rode out of town with a 42-33 victory in Rossville.
The Saddle Ridge Mustangs opened Tuesday's home tri-match with Lakeview and Gordon Lee with a 54-36 win over the Warriors. Aiden Cook (94), Avery Sullivan (100), Steven Sanford (108), Chase Blevins (140), Dakota Catlett (165) and Gavin Lankford (HWT) won by pin, while Karson Ledford (115), Carson Lanier (123) and Dylan Parker (130) picked up forfeit wins.