GJH basketball teams pick up wins
<strong>Junior Bulldogs trounce Norwood, Fordland</strong>
The junior high Gainesville Bulldogs' basketball team put the defensive pressure on the Norwood Pirates and swamped them 53-25 last Tuesday at Norwood.
Noah Britt poured in 22 points to lead the Bulldog charge. Others scoring for Gainesville included Brandon Poe with 10 points and Treydon Rackley and Brodie Chapman with 6 points each.
"We played really well the whole game," said Gainesville coach Lance West. "Norwood had a hard time handling our ball pressure and we forced a lot of turnovers to get easy baskets."
On Sept. 19, the Bulldogs traveled to Fordland where they shot down the Eagles 38-28.
Noah Britt again led the Bulldogs scoring romp, this time with 14 points. Brandon Poe also chimed in with 13 of his own, followed by Brodie Chapman with 8. Poe led in rebounding with 6, while Britt grabbed 5 boards and Wyatt Wilson pulled down 4.
<strong>Girls defeat Seymour</strong>
The Gainesville junior high girls' basketball team put the crush on Seymour in recent action, beating them 45-15. Scoring for Gainesville was Annie Noah with 14 points, Bailey Cunningham 9, Aspyn Britt 7, Quincy Humphries 4, Shai Meek 4, Sierra Heriford 4 and Sydney Swanson 3.
The Gainesville B team also won against Seymour's B squad, 42-7, led by Sydney Swanson and Casie Carlo with 12 points each.