Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

Conference play begins

Boys

In the much-anticipated start to conference play, the Bulldog boys found themselves in a gritty showdown against the Wright Panthers.

The opening quarter set the tone for an intense game as both teams traded basket for basket. After the first eight minutes of play, the Panthers held a slim 13-12 lead over the Bulldogs.

The intensity increased in the second quarter as the Panthers threw on a full-court press, which allowed them to take a ten-point lead into the halftime break. As the second half began, the full-court press fell back, but the momentum remained in the Panthers' favor as they...