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January 8, 2014

16-3A Hoops: Bullard teams take their lumps at Chapel Hill



 Chapel Hill and Bullard faced off on the hardwood on Tuesday night with a District 16-3A, girls and boys doubleheader at Bulldog gymnasium.


In the end, Chapel Hill made it a weep in varsity action.

The Lady Bulldogs won 49-41, followed by a thrilling 54-49, overtime win over Bullard.

Gabriel Robinson nailed a 3-pointer from the deep corner with 31-seconds left to post a 51-49 lead, before Keilon Moore added two late baskets for the 54-49 final.

Bullard will entertain Henderson on Friday night with a 6 p.m. tipoff scheduled for the girl’s game. The boys will follow immediately after that conclusion.

Chapel Hill, will travel to play at Kilgore on Friday with the girls start at 6 p.m. and the boys set for a 7 p.m.



Chapel Hill 49, Bullard 41

Kadeja Warfield and Shay Ross combined for 25-points to lead the Lady Bulldogs to their fourth district win with a 49-41 win over the Lady Panthers.

Bullard took off on a 9-0 run in the opening quarter and a 12-5 Bullard lead after one period.

Maddy Slater kept the Lady Panthers in the game in the second period scoring 14 of her game-high 17-points, nailing two treys along the way.

Lady Bulldog, Kadeja Warfield came up big in the third period scoring eight-points as Chapel Hill fought back to a 33-33 tie going into the final stanza.

The Lady Bulldogs put together a 7-2 run to start the final period, as teammate Shay Ross scored six of 11-points down the stretch to up the Lady Bulldogs record to 18-8 overall and 4-1 in league play.

Bullard also got a good effort from Lexi Kirgan with eight-points, 10 rebounds, three blocks and two steals.


District 16-3A Girls Basketball

At Bulldog Gymnasium, New Chapel Hill, TX

Chapel Hill 49. Bullard 41

Bullard 12 13 8 8 - 41

Chapel Hill 5 13 15 8 - 49

BULLARD – Taylor Frederick, 3; Bridgette Taylor, 3; Lexi Abercrombie, 6; Madison Slayter, 17; Lexi Kirgan, 8; Deanna Howard, 2; Nikki Johnson, 2.

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