Archive for Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Baldwin girls defense stingy in win

December 4, 2012

Burlington — The Baldwin girls basketball team used defense to rout Anderson County, 41-14, in its opening game of the Bulldog-Wildcat Classic.

The Bulldogs didn’t give up a field goal to Anderson County until 2 minutes remained in the third quarter. Although Baldwin’s defense was good from the start, holding Anderson County to no points in the first quarter, the team was a bit slow out of the gate, leading, 4-0, after the first period.

Baldwin exploded in the second 8 minutes, taking a 21-1 lead to the locker room.

Ten players scored in the Bulldogs balanced attack with Hailey Cope, Katie Jones, Maddie Ogle and Kailyn Smith each finishing with six points.

The 2-0 Bulldogs will play Chanute at 7:30 p.m. in the Burlington Middle School gym in the last round of the tournament’s pool play. A win would assure the Bulldogs of a slot in the championship game on Friday.

Baldwin 4 17 7 13 - 42

ACHS 0 1 5 8 - 14

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