SFHS Lady Red Devils beat Bradford; Devils’ results differ

February 05, 2023

Benita Fuzzell

South Fulton High School’s Lady Red Devils pounded Bradford’s Lady Devils at the SFHS gym Feb. 3, 61-26, while the hosts Red Devils saw the tables turn for their round, as the result of a 20 point game by Bradford’s Bryce Arnold led the way for a South Fulton loss, 62-33.

A host of Lady Red Devils left their mark on the scoreboard Friday evening, with Maddie Gray putting up a team-high 26, coming from five 2-point goals and four hits from 3-point range. Gray made good on four of six trips to the line for South Fulton.

Team mate Anna Gore came up with six 2-point buckets and added in a 3 for her 15 points on the night, with Abbi McFarland recording 7 points, hitting a free throw and connecting on three 2-point goals.

Aubree Gore had 4 points, with Jennefer Wallace, Addysen Wilson and Katie Barclay banking 2 points a piece in the win.

The SFHS Lady Devils had a 29-18 lead at the end of the first half of play and held their opponent scoreless in the third while sinking 25 points of their own.

Bradford’s Sarah Thomas had 13 points and Abby Dunn, 8, in their loss.

In boys’ action, Bradley Allen had a team-high 9 points with a 3-pointer and two 2’s. Allen was a perfect two for two at the line.

Red Devil Brady McFarland had 6 points on the night, coming from two 2-point hits from the field and finding success twice on his four trips to the line.

Dane Cirkles had 5 points, connecting on three of four free throws and adding a 2-point basket, with Heath Harris scoring 3 points, Riley Alexander, Charles M. Mulcahy, Dylan Ruddle and Clark Rice scoring 2 each, and Conner O’Neal and Sam Angelos, 1 point a piece.

In addition to Bradford’s Bryce Arnold’s 20 game high points, Cole Cates had 11 points for the visitors.

Bradford took a 19-11 first quarter advantage and outscored the Red Devils 15-5 in the second quarter, for a 34-16 lead at the end of the first half. Bradford scored 19 points to South Fulton’s 11 in the third, and again in the fourth quarter by 1 point, for the final 62-33 Bradford victory.