Lady Bulldogs score two wins in back-to-back games

By Sam Conner

The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Holbrook Roadrunners in Winslow on Tuesday, Jan. 30. The win helped the team in the race for playoff seeding, with the Lady Bulldogs record improving to 12-11 while Holbrook fell to a still very impressive 21-6.

Against Holbrook the Lady Bulldogs won the first varsity game 52-49. Winslow led 12-10 after the first quarter but trailed 28-22 at the half and 44-38 after three quarters. The Lady Bulldogs kept the lead and won the game 52-49. Justine Butterfield led Winslow with 15 points. Briana Little scored nine points for the victors. Tyler Pacheco scored 15 for Holbrook and Tyanna Johnson was in double figures with 10 points.

On Wednesday, the team defeated the Blue Ridge Yellowjackets, prevailing 61-29 in one of their most decisive wins of the season. The win left the Lady Bulldogs with a record of 13-11.

In their win over Blue Ridge, the Lady Bulldogs actually trailed 7-6 after the first quarter but were ahead 25-13 at the half. The margin was 41-19 after three quarters. Justine Butterfield led all scorers with 13 points. Aliyanhna Vogele scored 11 points for the victors. Sierra Tenijieth led the Blue Ridge team with 10 points.