Last week, the Hazard Bulldogs hosted the Jackson City Tigers. The Bulldogs were able to stay one step ahead throughout the game, and caged the Tigers 48-39.
Things were slow going in the early frame, with Hazard pulling out the 10-7 lead. The pace picked up in the second period, with Jackson City staying one step behind the Bulldogs. Hazard went into the locker room holding the 25-18 advantage.
The Tigers came out hot in the third period, while the Bulldogs struggled to find their range. Hazard went into the final eight minutes holding a slim 35-32 lead.
The Bulldogs picked up the pace in the final period, and left the Tigers struggling to put together a rally. Hazard went on to win the game by the final count of 48-39.
Hazard (48) Austin Spurlock 19 (9 rebounds and 3 steals), Griffin Wells 12 (2 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals), Blake Nidiffer 8 (2 rebounds and 3 assists), Jason Johnson 7 (10 rebounds), Zach Fleming 2 (2 rebounds), Chase Caldwell (2 rebounds), Ryan Smith (1 rebound, 3 assists and 1 steal).
Tony McGuire can be reached at 606-436-5771 or on Twitter @HazardHerald.