Coming back from the holiday break, Red Boiling Springs had two great games against Gordonsville.
The Red Boiling Springs Lady Bulldogs decided that they had to start playing defense and then went out and held Gordonsville to only 8 points and they won going away by a final score of 49-8. This game was never close as the Lady Bulldogs jumped out to a 10-0 first quarter lead and increased their lead to 25-2 by halftime. Liz Anderson led the Lady Bulldogs in first half points with 10 followed by Haley Davis with 8 points while Kennedy Fleming scored 7 points.
Gordonsville is in a big time rebuilding year and they are hoping to get some players back from injuries by tournament time. They need those injured kids in order to be competitive.
The Lady Bulldogs played everyone as they went on to claim a 49-8 victory. Scoring totals were: Davis15 points, Anderson 12 points, Fleming 11 points, Briley Morgan 5 points, Bailey Morgan 4 points, Hayley McCarter and Iesha Smith both finished with 1 point. A very important stat that is worth mentioning is the Lady Bulldogs hit 15 for 15 from the free throw line.
The boys game was close as the Tigers played hard and trailed 14-12 after the first quarter but the Bulldogs led at halftime 35-23. Dalton Marsh scored 22 first half points and 37 total for the game and if you throw in 18 rebounds he had a great night. For some strange reason Gordonsville did not double team Marsh.
The Bulldog defense was outstanding holding the Tigers to only seven points in the third quarter and led in rebounds for the game 34-16. One major factor in this win was the scoring punch of Marsh’s teammates who totaled 36 points and a season high total in assists with 24.The Bulldogs turned the ball over only 13 times while forcing 21. The Bulldogs are starting to play as a team and when they do that then wins will be in their future. Final Score Bulldogs 73 Tigers 48.
Scoring totals for the Bulldogs: (besides Marsh)Mason Hix 8 points and played great defense, Jordan Powell and Hunter Kirk who scored 13 points between them, James Sampson 6 points, Dalton Thompson 4 points, Matthew Murphy 3 points, and Kendall Thompson had 2 points.