Early last week, the Hazard Bulldogs traveled to Pippa Passes to take on the June Buchanan Crusaders. The Bulldogs got off to a slow start, but quickly took control of the game and cruised to the 74-53 win.
Hazard struggled to pull away from the Crusaders early in the contest, finishing the first period with a 14-10 lead. However, they were able to take control of the tempo in the second period, leading the Bulldogs to the 35-22 halftime advantage.
The Bulldogs stayed on top of things in the second half, posting a 55-37 lead at the end of the third quarter. Despite a strong effort by the Crusaders in the final period, Hazard was able to take the road win 74-53.
Hazard (74) Ryan Smith 29, Cheikh Ndiaye 2, Jacob Johnson 4, Wade Pelfrey 18, Reese Fletcher 1, Chase Pennington 4, Skylar Pelfrey 6, Kenderick Hudson 4 and Logan Hall 4.
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