The Trenton Bulldogs opened the 2012-2013 basketball season on Tuesday night, sweeping a doubleheader at East Buchanan High School in Gower, in action heard on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com.
In the opener, Trenton broke open a tight game by outscoring East Buchanan 20-0 in the second quarter, breezing from there to a 50-19 win in Brian Upton's debut as THS girl's basketball coach.
Avery Whitaker led Trenton with 13 points, while Scotlin Hurley and Cassidy Cotton each scoring 10. East Buchanan failed to put a player in double figures, in dropping their season opener. The Trenton girls will next be in action next Monday night (November 26th) at 7 o'clock, playing Tri-County in the quarterfinals of the Gallatin Basketball Tournament, with coverage on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com from Gallatin High School.
The Trenton boys took control of their game at East Buchanan early, jumping out to an 18-6 lead after one quarter and going on to a 65-53 win.
The Bulldogs had balanced scoring through the game, with seven boys in the score column, led by junior point guard Chase Tolson with 21 points, junior forward Wilson Utley with 14, and senior swingman Austin Taul with ten. Colby Larson added nine points as Trenton goes to 1-0 on the season.
For the now 0-1 East Buchanan Bulldogs, Brent Schultz scored 25 points while Eddie Kilgore chipped in with 11.
The Trenton boys, seeded second in the Gallatin Tournament, will next play in the quarterfinal round at Gallatin High School, at 8:15 on Tuesday night, November 27th, against the Gilman City Hawks. That game is scheduled for broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com.