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Lady Dogs open season with wins

November 12, 2012

Lauren Purcell lays it in after stealing from a Lady Rider.

The JV Lady Bulldogs opened their season Saturday against the Boys Ranch Lady Riders. B. Urquidi opened scoring with a jumper with 6:25 remaining in the first. Tate had a nice steal that led to two, and Burrows and Schubert also recorded steals early. The Lady Dogs were great at driving it inside and drawing fouls. Schubert ended the half with a nice two and the ladies were up 22-13.
To start the second half, Urquidi drives from the top of the key, and is fouled on the layup which is good, but her free throw comes up short. Schubert is then fouled on her shot after a steal and completed the three point play. Schubert, Burrows, and Tate all recorded steals that led to points for the Lady Dogs. The ladies found their groove and scored 22 points in the final quarter, holding Boys Ranch to one field goal and two free throws. Borger wins easily in this one, 57-27. Schubert was the leading scorer with 16, and Burrows finished with 11.

The Varsity Lady Bulldogs followed the JV with a win of their own over Boys Ranch. Loftis started the scoring for Borger with a two-point jumper. N. Embers had a nice defensive rebound before hustling down the court to pop a three pointer. Wood recorded a steal to get the ball back for the Lady Dogs. Prater puts up a three of her own after Borger moves the ball around to get her open. T. Embers and Loftis add two each and S. Urquidi completes a three point play for the Lady Dogs. Dickson had two great rebounds (one offensive, one defensive) for Borger to end the 1st quarter with Borger up 15-9.
Lawson opens the 2nd quarter with a three pointer and a steal. T. Embers and N. Embers add two each. Gillum had a steal and Purcell an offensive rebound that led to points for Borger. Lawson had a steal that led to two points from Wood. Wood gets an offensive rebound, and is fouled going up for the followup shot and made 1 of 2 from the line. S. Urquidi finished out the half with two to put the Lady Dogs up 31-18 at the half.
The third started off with an S. Urquidi three. Loftis goes to work and had a rebound, a steal, an assist to N. Embers, another steal, and a field goal. S. Urquidi had two and Prater a three. Lawson had two rebounds, and Prater steals it and goes the distance for two. N. Embers recorded three more steals and an offensive rebound for Borger. Dickson recorded two rebounds and two field goals to end the third for the Lady Dogs.
The final quarter begins with an assist from Prater to Wood for two. S. Urquidi is left open and puts up a three. Purcell steals it and drives the length of the court for two of her own. N. Embers and Prater record a three pointer a piece in the final period. Brown, Dickson, and Wood finish out the scoring for Borger with two each. Borger puts up 43 points in the second half to win this one, 74-37.
S. Urquidi led the scoring with 14, and Prater was close behind with 13. Loftis and N. Embers had 9 points a piece. Embers also had 4 steals. Dickson recorded 7 rebounds for the Lady Dogs.
The Lady Dogs next game is in White Deer on Tuesday night. The JV will play at 5:00 with the Varsity following.

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