Dalton State Scores Triple Digits In Big Win

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - by Erik Simpson
#6-ranked Dalton State broke the scoreboard, scoring triple-digits in a 107-87 win over Voorhees College (S.C.) at Mashburn Arena on Wednesday night.

The Roadrunners came out very aggressive, sparking off to an 11-2 lead in the first minute of the game.
Voorhees College would halt the run and fight back to make the score 11-7. The half from there on out would be close with both teams battling for baskets. The Tigers would cut the lead to one point with 
4:00 left, but Isiah Box would make a lay-up at the end of the half as the Roadrunners entered the break up 39-34. 

To start the second half, Dalton State would quickly extend the lead to 50-36. The Tigers would again claw their way back, cutting the lead to 56-54 with 13:05 remaining. The Roadrunners would retaliate by lighting it up from behind the 3-point line, sparked by Isaiah Box to go up by 20 with 8 minutes left in the second half.

With the Roadrunners going up by a large margin, the Tigers showed their frustration by receiving 3 technical fouls. The Roadrunners would put the game out of reach, maintaining the lead down the stretch for a 107-87 win.  
Dalton State improves to (2-1 overall), while Voorhees College drops to (5-1 overall, 1-0 Division II Independents) with the loss. Senior Isaiah Box led all scores with 31 points and six assist tonightReed Dungan added 24 points and went a perfect 7-7 from the charity stripe. Raheem England and Ty Pendley both had 12 points and a combined 6 rebounds.

Javari Albergottie led the Tigers with 18 points. DJ Evans and Ashton Pierce added 15 and 10 points respectively. Dalton State out rebounded Voorhees 45-27. Dalton State forced 29 turnovers and converted those into 39 points in the win.

The #6-ranked Roadrunners will play Talladega (Ala.) away at the Life University Classic on Friday, November 17. Tip-Off is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.

PHOTOS: McCallie Blows Past Lipscomb In DII-AA Contest

CCS's Henry Hits Game Winner In Division II-A Playoff Thriller

The Lady Chargers of CCS won a thriller Tuesday night against Providence Christian Academy in the first round of the Division II Class A state tournament.   Visiting Providence scored a go ahead bucket to take a 38-37 lead with 16 seconds left but the Lady Chargers answered with a game winning runner by Addie Henry with six seconds.  The swarming CCS defense was ... (click for more)

1 Dead, Another Injured In Shooting On Carousel Road

One man was shot and killed and another man injured in a shooting on Carousel Road lateTuesday afternoon. The incident happened around 5:25 p.m. One man was dead at the scene, and the other was taken to a hospital. Carousal Road is off Greenwood Road in a neighborhood behind Taylor Funeral Home on Wilcox Boulevard. (click for more)

City Council Approves TIF For Extension Of MLK Boulevard To The Riverwalk

The City Council voted Tuesday to approve Tax Increment Financing (TIF) to extend MLK Boulevard across Riverfront Parkway to the Blue Goose Hollow Trailhead at the Riverwalk. The agreement is with Evergreen Real Estate of Nashville to build the extension across property it has already begun to develop at the site across from the old Newton Chevrolet and Kelly Subaru. The developer ... (click for more)

MLK Boulevard TIF Is A Public Scam From People You Should be Able To Trust

TIFs (Tax Incremental Financing) were created to allow cities to do projects they cannot afford.  A TIF project also allows various private construction costs to be subsidized by sequestered  future  property taxes that normally would go into the general fund for running a city. It’s credit card spending with a new fancy name. Politicians love it because it sounds ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: One Principal’s Reaction

On the morning after the mass shooting in Florida last week, a 17-year-old at Ledyard High School in Connecticut made an offhand comment during his first period class, “I could buy an AR-15.” At that, all the teachers panicked. Really. The school was soon so rattled by the comment the principal called the cops. And those five words got the child shackled, taken into custody, and ... (click for more)