Corey Tobin, a senior at Cartersville, scored his 1,000th career point in last week’s 89-37 win over Cass.
Tobin scored the basket early in the first quarter. Officials stopped the game and presented him the game ball. Tobin went on to score 21 points.
The 6-foot-5 guard began his career at Woodland and was good enough to be named to the all-county team for two years. He transferred to Cartersville when his father, Mike Tobin, took over the program there. As a junior Tobin averaged 14.2 points and 4.7 assists and was named to the all-state team.
The Purple Hurricanes are expected to be among the contenders again this year in Class AAA.
Tougher schedule takes toll
Playing biggest schools is a great way for Class AAA teams to grow their skills and push their abilities. It can also be detrimental to their record, as some learned recently.
The Buford boys, playing without several of their football players, lost to Region 1-AAAAAA Tift County 65-56 in overtime. Buford’s Rakim Lubin