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WEEKEND SPORTS
FEB 26

(UNDATED)–THE THORNDALE BULLDOGS ADVANCED TO

THE REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL ROUND OF THE PLAYOFFS

WITH A 64 TO 39 VICTORY OVER FLATONIA IN THE AREA

ROUND FRIDAY NIGHT AT GIDDINGS.

THE DOGS JUMPED OUT TO A 20 TO 4 LEAD AFTER ONE

QUARTER OF PLAY. SAM REAVES LED THE DOGS’ OFFENSIVE

ATTACK WITH 8 POINTS IN THE FIRST QUARTER, INCLUDING

3 FIELD GOALS. THE DOGS CONTINUED TO POUR IT ON IN

THE 2ND, WITH ASHTON ALBERT SCORING 3 BUCKETS IN

THE FRAME. THE DOG DEFENSE KEPT FLATONIA OUT OF

THE GAME. FLATONIA WOULD HAVE BEEN HELD TO ONLY

2 FIELD GOALS, BUT AUSTIN RIOS HIT A 3 POINT BUZZER

BEATER TO END THE FIRST HALF. THORNDALE LED

36 TO 12 AT HALFTIME.

FLATONIA SOPHOMORE KANNIN MIKULIK KEPT

FLATONIA INVOLVED IN THE GAME IN THE 3RD QUARTER

AS HE SCORED A PAIR OF THREES AND A PAIR OF FIELD

GOALS, BUT THORNDALE WAS DOMINANT AS TY PRINCE

AND ASHTON ALBERT EACH ADDED 6 POINTS AS THE DOGS

LED 52 TO 30 AFTER 3 QUARTERS. THE DOGS HELD FLATONIA

OFF IN THE 4TH TO WIN.

THORNDALE WAS LED BY SAM REAVES WITH 16 POINTS,

ASHTON ALBERT WITH 15, AND TY PRINCE WITH 14.

THE DOGS ESTABLISHED THE TONE EARLY ON AND TOOK

CONTROL AT THE START OF THE GAME. BULLDOG HEAD COACH

JOHN KOVAR SAYS THE DOGS GOT OFF TO A GREAT START

WHICH PROPELLED THEM FORWARD…

“WE REALLY CAME OUT–WE STARTED SLOW THE

LAST FEW GAMES, AND WE CAME OUT REALLY INTENSE,

AND PLAYING GOOD DEFENSE. AND WHEN WE PLAY GOOD

DEFENSE, IN TURN OUR OFFENSE LOOKS PRETTY GOOD,

USUALLY.”

THE DOGS ARE MOVING ON IN THE PLAYOFFS. FOLLOW

ALL THE ACTION RIGHT HERE ON 98.5 KRXT.

THE ROCKDALE TIGER BASEBALL AND LADY TIGER

SOFTBALL TEAMS WERE SCHEDULED TO HOST THEIR

TOURNAMENTS THIS WEEKEND. THE ROCKDALE ATHLETICS

DEPARTMENT HAS ANNOUNCED THAT BOTH TOURNAMENTS

WERE CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER CONERNS. NEITHER

TOURNAMENT WILL BE PLAYED DUE TO WEATHER

CONDITIONS.

 

 

 

 

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