Lady Bulldogs ‘Stay Alive’
by Coach Lea Ann Barker
Jan 28, 2009 | 531 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Senior Lindsey Ammann scored a team high 12 points in the Lady Bulldogs victory over the Jourdanton Squaws last week. The Lady Bulldogs are 3-4 in district play as they begin the  second half of the basketball season.
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On Jan. 20th the Lady Bulldogs made the trip to Natalia to start the second round of district play. Being on the road is never fun or easy so Monday the Ladies spent preparing to play their game and not worry about what they could not control in someone else’s gym.

After a long night of an extremely physical game, the Lady Bulldogs took the win. On the night the defense had to be commended for controlling the game by disturbing the Natalia offensive effort and pulling down the defensive boards.

In Natalia Lindsey McNeill put in a season high 21 points in the Lady Dogs 50-41 win. Brittany Pullin dropped in 8 followed by Stephanie Saenz and Morgan Franke with 7. Also adding to the scoreboard were seniors Lindsey Ammann and Allison Dugger with 4 and 3.

Coming off the win on the road, the Ladies found themselves defending their home court against the visiting Jourdanton Squaws on Friday night. Going into high time the score was 20-21 in favor of Jourdanton. The Ladies came out of the locker room ready to take control of the game and turn the scoreboard around. Starting the third the Bulldogs had made up the difference and gone up 32-30. In the fourth quarter, Morgan Franke sank crucial free throws while the defense held strong against the Jourdanton charge to come back. Lindsey Ammann came out and lead the scoring against the Squaws with 12 points and McNeill put 9 in for the team.

Franke followed by adding 8 and Saenz threw in 6 points. Megan Cruz contributed 4 points while Harli Benham came up with 3. Tina Tollackson and Allison Dugger added 2 points each. After a hard fought defensive game at home Friday night the Ladies will load the bus and head to Dilley. After the first two games of the second round, the Lady Bulldogs are hoping to carry the momentum through the final games of the regular season with a push for a play off spot.
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