Archive for Saturday, January 21, 2012

Baldwin Bulldogs to play for championship of Baldwin Invitational

January 21, 2012

The Baldwin High School Bulldogs mounted a fourth-quarter comeback to defeat Augusta in the second-round of the Baldwin Boys Invitational Tournament.

With the win, Baldwin will face Bonner Springs for the championship. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 this afternoon.

The Bulldogs stated Friday’s game against August hot, taking a 15-9 lead after the first quarter. The two teams fought evenly in the second period, with Baldwin heading to the locker room with a 25-19 advantage.

Augusta enjoyed a big third-quarter, putting up 23 points and enjoying a

42-39 edge at the start of the game’s final period.

Caleby Gaylord led all Baldwin players with 12 points. Sophomore guard Chad Berg added 9 points on three 3-pointes.

The Bulldogs will face a rested team in Bonner Springs, which coasted to its second easy victory in the invitational. The Braves defeated Bishop Ward 62-46 in a game that wasn’t as close as the final score.

The Braves had a 35-16 lead at half and 55-31 at the end of the third quarter before substituting in the last going.

In other tournament action Perry-Lecompton, a victim to Baldwin in the first round, fell to K.C. Christian, 45-37, and Anderson County downed Wellsville, 53-37.

Baldwin 56, Augusta 55

Baldwin 15 10 14 17 – 56

Augusta 9 10 23 13 – 55

Baldwin: Berg, 9; Schroeder, 5; Twombly, 6; T. Brown, 3; C. Brown, 9; Burton, 6; Duncan, 2; Gaylord, 12; Valentine, 2

Augusta: Patterson, 14; Winter, ; Steinkamp, 14; Finch, 4; Clausing, 9; Hall, 9

Comments

Spiderpig 2 years, 7 months ago

Who knew that when they fired all the people at the Lawrence Journal World they also changed the mascot of Baldwin. Remember when they used to be the Bulldogs?

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Bulldog1 2 years, 7 months ago

And the Journal World staffing cuts are already rearing their ugly head! Our hometown newspaper now doesn't even know that we are the Baldwin BULLDOGS NOT the Baldwin Wildcats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Do us all a favor and just close the paper and let some local take up the torch rather than trying to run it from a remote location with reporters that don't even know us!

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