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Bulldogs face Clopton for district

Posted on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 5:39 pm

Bulldogs lose, 38-31

It was tough, it was heart-breaking, and now it is over.

The Sturgeon Bulldogs boys basketball team lost to Clopton, 38-31 in the second round of the district tournament and finished the season with a 12-15 record.

Kota Perry goes up for a shot.

Ben Doss stretches for a shot.

Sturgeon finished the first quarter on top, 9-7, but after that could never put Clopton away, despited tying the game several times.

At halftime, Clopton led Sturgeon, 19-14 and held on to finish the third ahead 23-16.

Blake Darwent led Sturgeon with 10 points, followed by Jacob Smith with eight and Isaac Bolles with five.

Jacob Smith sinks a last-minute shot

Dawson Brooks shoots for three.

Cash Evins led Clopton and the game with 13.

For more, see next week’s edition of the Centralia Fireside Guard.