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Bulldogettes fall to Lady Badgers
Bulldogettes fall to Lady Badgers
Lyndel Moody
Wednesday, December 12, 2018


Jovi Gonzales led Coahoma with 8 points and Cassie Grant added 6 in the Bulldogettes district opener against the Merkel Lady Badgers Tuesday night. Coahoma lost 24-58.  

Caitlyn Corley struck first nailing a 2-point basket to put Coahoma up on the scoreboard 2-0 after both teams had trouble scoring at the post in the first few minutes of the game. However, 30 seconds later the Lady Badgers answered with a field goal and took control for the rest of the match. Turnovers hurt Coahoma all night. The Bulldogettes are  now 0-1 in district play.

Next: The Bulldogettes travel to Clyde Friday to take on the Lady Bulldogs in district play.

Coahoma: 4, 8, 5, 7 -- 24

Merkel: 12, 20, 12, 14 -- 58

Coahoma — Macee Grant, 2; Cailtyn Corley, 4; Paige Atkins, 4; Jovi Gonzales, 8; Cassie Grant, 6.

Merkel — Callie Freeman, 3; Kaydi Pursley, 11; Mireya Salazar, 4; Alyssa White, 4; Kinzi Hays, 19; Sydnee Gilbreath, 7; Jaycee Walcott, 1; Alyssa O’Malley, 7; Alaunna White, 2.

Free Throws — Coahoma 3-4; Merkel 12-22 ; 3-Point Goals — Coahoma 1 (C. Grant); Merkel 4 (Hays, 3, Pursley, 1); Total Team Fouls — Coahoma 15; Merkel 7.

Coahoma JV vs Merkel

Madison Rogers netted 8 points and Vada Cortez had 4 for the junior varsity Bulldogettes game against the Merkel Lady Badgers Tuesday night. Coahoma lost 18-41.

The JV heads to Clyde Friday to take on the Lady Bulldogs.

Coahoma: 5, 0, 5, 8 -- 18

Merkel: 9, 15, 9, 8 -- 41

Coahoma  — Layla Salinas, 2; Katlyn Johnson, 2; Madison Rogers, 8; Kaylee Kaczyk 2; Vada Cortez, 4.

Merkel — Cornelios, 4; Stephens, 2; Tipton, 2; Doan, 8, Ugalde, 12; Burmea, 13

Free Throws — Coahoma 4-12; Merkel 1-1; 3-Point Goals — Merkel 2 (Burma, Ugalde); Total Team Fouls — Coahoma 8; Merkel 14