Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

February 15, 2013

Bullard exits state playoffs after loss to No. 15 Pitt

Doc Smith, Sports Correspondent
Jacksonville Daily Progress

LINDALE — Pittsburg, ranked No. 15 in Class 3A, held Bullard to single digits in the first and third periods and went on to post a 42-32 decision over the Lady Panthers on Friday.

Offensively, Pitt's Cheyenne Ramey went perfect from the field (6-of-6 shooting) to top out with a team-high 14 points for the winners, who will advance to play Longview Spring Hill early next week in a regional quarterfinal match-up.

Bullard was within striking distance at halftime as Pitt led 19-14.

The Lady Pirates then went on to outscore the Bullard girls 16-7 in the third to move ahead by 14 with eight minutes left ot play.

Bridgette Taylor wound up with a game-best 15 points for Bullard and Lexi Abercrombie tossed in 10.

Bullard ends the year at 24-10, while the Lady Pirates improve to 30-10.