Cold shooting Bulldogs suffer doubleheader sweep at Lawson

Date 2013/1/30 15:06:23 | Topic: Sports

The Trenton girl's and boy's varsity basketball teams both fell behind by double digits early in their games on Tuesday night at Lawson, and despite a number of spirited rallies, particularly from the Lady Bulldogs, THS went down to defeat to the host Cardinals, 51-39 in the girls contest and 50-26 in the boy's game, in contests broadcast on Hot Country Z 101.7 and
For the second straight game, the state-ranked Lady Bulldogs fell behind quickly in a road-test against a KCI Conference opponent. On Saturday, it was Hamilton's Elsie Greenwood sizzling the nets for 35 points. On Tuesday, Lawson sophomore point guard Kerstin Huffman came out of the gates quickly, scoring 13 of her 19 points in the first quarter in the Lawson win. Lawson came into the game "receiving votes" in the latest Class 3 coaches poll, with Trenton entering at #5. MaKayla McNeely added 14 points and Janee Kassanavoid 12 for LHS. Avery Whitaker led THS with 11 points.

Twice in the game, once in the second quarter, and once at the end of the third quarter, Trenton rallied to within four points of Lawson, only to have their efforts come up short.

The Trenton boys were cold throughout their game at Lawson, managing only 26 points in a 24-point loss to the Cardinals. Spencer Wood led Lawson with 20 points. Trenton's leading scorer was Colby Larson with eight. Trenton's boys have lost three games in a row, and sit at 11-9.

Trenton will host Milan in a TRIO of games on Thursday night from the THS Gymnasium. There will be a JV girls game at 5:00, followed by a varsity girls and varsity boys game. The varsity games will be broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3 and webcast on and 'Internet TV'. On Saturday, the Trenton JV and varsity girls battle the MEC's Lafayette Irish at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton. The JV girls game is at 1 o'clock, with the varsity girl's game at 2 o'clock on Saturday. The varsity game between the Irish and the Bulldogs will be broadcast on Hot Country Z 101.7,, and 'Internet TV'.

Here are the rest of the scores from Tuesday, January 29, 2013:

Princeton 42, Stanberry 38
Meadville 51, SW Livingston 46
Gallatin 49, Braymer 43
Gilman City 60, Grundy R-5 30
Cainsville 59, Tri-County 29
Centralia 47, Brookfield 42
Green City 41, Atlanta 36 (LaPlata Tournament quarterfinal)
Marceline 58, Fayette 36
Knox County 54, Putnam County 45
Norborne 54, Northwestern 39
St. Joseph Lafayette 36, Savannah 35
King City 68, Albany 23
Maysville 70, Worth County 37
Mercer 79, Winston 44
Osborn 50, Union Star 17
South Harrison 57, Polo 51

Meadville 48, SW Livingston 41
Gallatin 51, Braymer 49
Grundy R-5 51, Gilman City 36
Tri-County 53, Cainsville 49 (OT)
Centralia 57, Brookfield 38
Fayette 55, Marceline 54
Putnam County 70, Knox County 65
Norborne 72, Northwestern 61
St. Joseph Lafayette 65, Savannah 38
Bishop LeBlond 48, Maryville 35
Cameron 58, St. Joseph Benton 42
South Harrison 69, Polo 44
Maysville 55, Worth County 41
Mercer 81, Winston 67
Union Star 57, Osborn 53
King City 64, Albany 56

Gallatin 66, Wentworth 12
Hamilton 60, Wentworth 24
Hamilton 39, Gallatin 35
Brookfield 45, Savannah 30
Maysville 39, Savannah 36

This article comes from KTTN-FM AND KGOZ-FM

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