Free throws by Kilgore’s Casey Burke (10-13), kept Kilgore within striking distance but the ball-handling of Taylor and Frederick ran down the clock on the Lady Bulldogs undefeated league hopes.
The JV Lady Panthers junior varsity also defeated Kilgore 36-25, behind nine-points from Abby Story, and Branay Crayton with seven-points.
Kilgore 59, Bullard 38
The Bulldogs came out running and dominated the offensive boards in the first half to lead to the commanding 59-38, Kilgore win.
Kilgore jumped to a 14-6 lead in the opening quarter and lead 30-20 at intermission.
“They are a really solid team and they really hurt us on the offensive boards in the first half,” said Bullard head coach, Shane Chambless.
Hunter Landrum led the Panthers with 16-points, and made one trey, while teammate Landon Beckham added two 3-pointers and finished the game with eight-points.
The Bulldogs held a 40-26 lead going into the final stanza before Conrod heated up again for Kilgore.