Bulldogs take on Leyton in area match-up
The Lady Bulldogs and Warriors played Friday in Bayard in the first tournament of the season. The Bulldogs took the win 56-33.
Bridgeport jumped to a quick 18-7 lead over Leyton in the first quarter. The Warriors battled to keep pace with the Bulldogs, but Brittany Nelson and Cassie Leithead kept them from taking the lead. With both teams allowing many turnovers in the second quarter the half ended at 29-13 in Bridgeport’s favor.
Leyton’s Ella Draper, Madelyn Watchorn and Carly Fortune put in a few field goals right after the half, but Bridgeport answered with a 13-point scoring run led by Nelson and aided by Karissa Benavides and Karlie Deaver.
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