|Bulldogs Swat the Jackets
by Joe Moon
The air outside was cold, but inside Curry High
Gymnasium, it was red hot with Walker County
basketball. Dora, coming off an overtime loss to county-rival Walker,
was going to let out some frustration on the Curry Yellow Jackets.
The girls game was a fierce competition between
Dora and Curry. After a dismal first quarter by the Lady Dogs, being down
19-10, they closed the first half with a 16-12 run in the second quarter
to close the gap to 31-26 at the half. Then, everything went downhill after
the half, the Jackets outscored the Lady Dogs 31-24 in second half, thus
giving the Lady Jackets a 62-50 victory over Dora.
The boys game was a game of endurance and luck.
Curry, shockingly enough, took a 23-14 lead after the first quarter. Dora,
then outscored Curry in the second, 21-13, in the third, 17-8, and in the
fourth 20-16. Thus, giving the Dora Bulldogs (6-3) a 72-60 win over the
The schedule for the rest of the year will
be as follows: Dec. 20th @ Hayden, Dec. 22-23 The Walker Classic @ Walker,
and Dec. 27-30 The Shades Mountain Christmas tournament @ Shades Mountain