Lady Bulldogs Rally To Remain Undefeated, Bulldogs Pull Away For Win At SG



Hampton won a pair of hard-fought road wins on Tuesday night.

The Lady Bulldogs erased a double-digit deficit to rally and take a 55-53 win over South Greene and remain perfect on the season, while the Hampton boys overcame a slow start to take a 63-52 win over the Rebels.

In the girls’ game, Hampton took an early lead with a Taylor Berry bucket, but South Greene answered quickly and took a 21-8 lead after the first quarter.

The Lady Bulldogs, however, started battling back with big shots from Madi McClain, Macy Henry, and Linsey Jenkins to close the gap to six points. The teams traded shots to end the half as the Lady Rebels maintained a 32-24 lead at the half.

Hampton continued to make runs early in the third quarter and used a last-second 3-pointer from McClain to close the gap to 42-38 after three complete.

The teams traded shots and the lead multiple times in the fourth before Henry hit a free throw with five seconds left to break a 53-53 tie and send Hampton to the win.

Taylor Berry had 18 points to pace the Lady Bulldogs. Piper Helle had 11 points, while McClain scored 10 points.

Jordyn Roderick had 17 points to lead South Greene.

In the boys’ game, points were hard to come by early on as Hampton held an 8-5 lead after a quarter of play. The second quarter continued to be a back-and-forth battle before

Hampton got some breathing room with buckets from Cadon Buckles and Chance Point to take a 23-16 lead into the half.
Michael Anspaugh hit a trio of 3-pointers in the opening minutes of the third quarter as Hampton pushed the lead to 46-28 after three complete.

The Rebels battled back to trim the lead to eight points with just over a minute to play, but Hampton sealed the game on the free throw line.

Anspaugh had 21 points to lead Hampton, while Buckles had 12 points. Hayden Campbell scored 11 points.

TJ Buckner led South Greene with 18 points.


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