Archive for Thursday, February 7, 2008

BHS girls drop two league games

February 7, 2008

— Despite a close halftime score, the Baldwin High School girls' basketball team was unable to pick up a win here Friday night.

The Bulldogs hung close to the Trailblazers with a 18-15 halftime score, but the Trailblazers exploded in the second half, opening the game up.

Gardner outscored Baldwin 24-8 during the second half en route to its 42-23 victory.

Baldwin fell behind early in the game, but kept the margin close. Junior Tracie Weege scored Baldwin's only field goal in the first half when she sank a three-pointer early in the contest. She later made three free throws after being fouled on a three-point shot.

Baldwin only trailed 12-8 after the first quarter. Neither team found much success on offense in the second quarter. Senior Callie Craig scored five points for BHS as junior Alex Zordel hit the other basket.

The Bulldogs were only down three at halftime, but that soon changed.

Gardner opened the second half with a 12-3 run to blow the game wide open. Baldwin did manage a few points during the fourth quarter, but it was too little, too late.

Weege scored the Bulldogs' lone field goal during the second half. The rest of the points were scored at the foul line.

The Bulldogs also dropped another league contest Tuesday evening at De Soto. The Wildcats escaped with a 37-35 victory over the Bulldogs.

Baldwin began the game 11-0, but struggled to score during the second half.

The Bulldogs will host Louisburg at 6 p.m. Friday. It will be winter royalty night at BHS on Friday.

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