Bulldog teams pick up wins
The Gainesville Bulldogs picked up four Ws during a late- January hot streak, beating Bakersfield, Dora, Koshkonong and Lutie in recent action.
The Bulldogs traveled to Bakersfield on Jan. 20 and clobbered the Lions, 70-42. Gainesville had four players in double figures: Jim Donley with 11 and Lukas Lok, Robbie Marshall and Cody Garlough with 10 each.
No stats were available from Bakersfield coaches.
The game with Dora on Jan. 24 was no cakewalk. It's almost always a battle any time these two Ozark County teams meet. But 20-point second and fourth quarters lifted the Bulldogs to a 69-66 victory over the Falcons.
Cody Garlough was on fire for the Bulldogs, leading the scoring with 22 points. Robbie Marshall netted 14, while Logan Strong had 13. Paxton Smith chipped in 10 for the surging Bulldogs.
Next on the hit list for Gainesville was the Koshkonong Blue Jays. After keeping up with the Bulldogs through the first quarter where the score was 10-8 in favor of Gainesville, the Blue Jays' feathers were really ruffled in the second quarter as Gainesville outscored Kosh, 28-10.
From there, the Bulldogs cruised to a 68-31 win.
Paxton Smith led all scorers with 14 points.
In Theodosia on a Friday night, Gainesville stepped on the accelerator and hammered the Lutie Indians 74-49.
Cody Garlough and Paxton Smith were making the scoreboard sing. Garlough had 20 points to lead the 'Dogs while Smith followed with 18. Lukas Lok netted 12.
Josh Daffron led Lutie's effort with 16 points.
The Bulldogs were scheduled to play at home Tuesday against Seymour. Details from that game were unavailable at press time. Gainesville will host Norwood Friday at 6 p.m.
Girls crush Kosh
The Lady Bulldogs, meanwhile, are 1-1 in recent action, after crushing Koshkonong 62-38 Thursday night after losing to Hartville on Jan. 23, 55-40.
In the win against Kosh, Shaina Naegele took charge and poured in 21 points for Gainesville. Alyssa Abraham had 14 for Gainesville while Morgan Mendoza netted 11.
In the loss on Jan. 23, Mendoza and Laiken Collins led the Lady Bulldog effort with 10 each while Tali Rose chipped in 9.
The Lady Bulldogs will host Lutie on Monday at 6 p.m.
<p>Gainesville's Morgan Mendoza goes for a jumpball at the start of
Gainesville's game against Koshkonong recently.</p>