By Megan Hecox
The Waldron Jr High Bulldogs sure showed up to play in last nights Arvest Classic against the Mansfield Tigers. The Lady Bulldogs fell short 36-11 while the Bulldogs made their point and took the win 59-58.
The Lady Bulldogs played hard in their game against the Lady Tigers. They held their own and gave it all they had and even though they lost, it is not enough to keep these girls down. They will bring their fierceness with them when they hit the court in tomorrow nights game vs Dardanelle. The top scorers in last nights game were Hailey Stidman with 7 points. And Molly Richmond and Ashtyn Moore with a combined total of 4 points.
The Waldron Bulldogs boys team played in a thrilling game against the Tigers. The fans were left little time for snack breaks due to fear of missing the excitement. The Bulldogs had put 27 points on the scoreboard by the time that the halftime buzzer sounded. Determined to hold their ground and to not let another team come into their house and win, the Bulldogs came back and showed the Tigers whos the boss. With fans on their feet and the noise level off the charts, the Bulldogs cinched the winning two points with under five seconds remaining. Leading the team with 20 points was Trenton Hunt. Lidge Stinson made 16 points. Drew Owens and Owen Ridenhour each made 7 points. And Trevor Hunt and Jayden McConnell totaled 9 points. Boys Head Coach, Josh Atchley, said “I am proud of the way our guys battled last night. Mansfield hit every open shot we gave them and battled their tails off. What a great atmosphere for a Jr High basketball game.”
The Jr High Bulldogs will host the Dardanelle Sand Lizards on Friday, December 7th at 4 pm.