Carrollton tops Newton 62-41 to improve to 15-1

Carrollton extends win streak to seven in a row
Carrollton pressure lead to win over Newton
Carrollton discusses game plan during timeout Photo credit Daminon Lewis

On Saturday, the Archer Tigers girls basketball team hosted the 2021 Qwikcuts Classic in which the Carrollton Trojans took their six game win streak and 14-1 record on the road to face the Newton Rams. After Newton’s Kyla Price would know down a three point basket to cut Carrollton’s lead to 4-3, the Trojans would go on a 13-0 run to take a 17-3. Carrollton and close out the first quarter with a 19-9 lead.

In the second quarter, the Rams continued to battled back from deficits, but multiple missed second chance shots would allow the Trojans once again pull away and end the first half with a 30-21 lead. In the third period, the Trojans began to apply more full court pressure throughout the period, which proved to be too much for the young Rams team to break through.

Carrollton would close out the third quarter outscoring Newton 22-7 and lead 52-28, heading into the fourth and final period. Carrollton’s De’Mauri Flournoy would lead the team in scoring with 18 points, while Newton freshman, Sanaa Tripp would lead all players with 22 points.