The Trenton Bulldogs had a slow start in Wednesday night's game at Mid-Buchanan, with that deficit proving to be decisive in a 64-60 loss to the Dragons.
Center Chris Flowers, in the loss, continued to show rapid improvement, scoring 17 points. Senior point guard Chase Tolson led the Bulldogs with 18 points, while Cree Mullenix added 11 points. The Bulldogs outscored Mid-Buchanan 37-33 in the second half, not enough after trailing by 31-23 at the half.
The Trenton JV boys won at Mid-Buchanan on Wednesday night by a score of 52-41. Brice Dillon led the Bulldogs with 20 points, with Colton Ellis adding 10, and Connor Cotton six.
The Lady Bulldog varsity had an easy time of things in a 58-5 victory against the Lady Dragons. Makaila Capeder had 16 points and 11 boards, Ally Ockenfels 123 points, and Madi Trump nine points, four assists, and four steals for Trenton, now 9-3 on the season.
The games were played on Wednesday night, after being moved due to weather conditions from Tuesday night.
Last Saturday, in the final day of NCMC Holiday Hoops, the Trenton girls lost an overtime battle with Lathrop, 53-50, with the Trenton boys beating Lathrop, 53-37. Capeder had 16 points and Cassidy Cotton 11 points for the Lady Bulldogs. Chase Tolson had 24 points for the Bulldog boys, who lost senior forward Wilson Utley during the game with a broken clavicle. Utley joins classmate Chanse Houghton (broken foot) on the Trenton injured list.
Also on Wednesday night, the Meadville girls beat Hardin-Central 57-37, with Haley Fitzpatrick leading the Lady Eagles with 18 points, Emilie Cowan 15, and Halee Neal 13. Behind Dalton Palmer's 14, Cade Shiflett's 10, and Kolton Friesner's 10 points, the Meadville boys beat Hardin-Central 50-41.