Dawgs go undefeated at home this season

Posted February 15, 2017 at 9:52 am



The Clinton County Bulldogs moved to 20-8 on the season with a big win Monday night at The Castle against South Warren. The Dawgs also were defeated by Monroe County on Friday night in overtime, 78-72.

Clinton County 84

South Warren 55

The Bulldogs wasted no time putting South Warren away Monday night as all five Seniors, Jamison Summers, Kyle Choate, Colin Langford, John Davis and Brett Gibson took the floor for the final time at The Castle.

During the first four minutes of the game, Clinton County held the Spartans scoreless while putting up 20 points.

At the 3:52 mark, South Warren finally scored a three pointer, but Davis knocked down one of his game high seven three pointers to put the Dawgs back up by 20 points, 23-3.

The Dawgs finished the quarter on a hot streak with a 32-10 lead after one.

Clinton County continued to score big in the second quarter as South Warren had no answer for the Bulldogs’ offense.

After putting up 32 points in the first quarter, Clinton County put up 20 points in the second to lead the Spartans 52-24 at the half.

The Bulldogs hit nine three pointers in the first half alone, two by Gibson, three by Davis, two by Jackson Harlan and one each from Seth Stockton and Colin Langford.

It didn’t take long in the third quarter for the Bulldogs to reach a 35 point lead and start the mercy rule of running the clock continuously for the remainder of the game.

South Warren scored the first two points of the quarter, but Clinton County hit five three pointers in a row to put the Dawgs up 67-26, with 4:20 remaining in the quarter.

The Dawgs finished the quarter with a 71-39 lead over South Warren.

The Dawgs set up in the fourth quarter with most of the starters on the bench to allow for other players to get some quality minutes in varsity action.

As the game came to a close, Clinton County’s very productive first three quarters allowed the Dawgs to set to cruise in the fourth quarter and take the 20th win of the season, 84-55.

The Dawgs finished the game as a team hitting 14 three pointers.

Individual scoring for Clinton County was:

Davis 23

Gibson 15

Harlan 14

Summers 7

Langford 7

Stockton 5

Guffey 4

Choate 4

Stines 2

Hadley 2

Brown 1

Clinton County 72

Monroe County 78


The Bulldogs traveled to Monroe County last Friday to take on the Falcons. The game was originally scheduled to be a girls’/boys’ double header, but due to Monroe County girls’ playing too many games with the All “A” Classic, the girls game was canceled leaving the boys’ junior varsity and varsity on the schedule.

The Dawgs found itself down in the first quarter as Monroe County took a two point lead after the first quarter, 16-14.

Clinton County really fell behind in the second quarter as the Dawgs put up only 10 points compared to Monroe County’s 18. The Dawgs trailed by 10 points at the half, 34-24.

During the third quarter, Clinton County gained a little ground and outscored the Falcons by two 15-13 to trail 47-39.

It wasn’t until the fourth quarter when Davis started to heat up from the floor and scored 11 points, along with Harlan’s 11 points, Summers’ six points and a basket by Langford, to give the Dawgs 29 fourth quarter points.

In comeback fashion, Clinton County held Monroe County to only 21 points in order to tie the game at the end of regulation and send the game into overtime.

The Dawgs went cold in the overtime period and only scored four points, a field goal and two free throws from Choate, compared to Monroe County’s 10 overtime points.

Clinton County couldn’t get rolling in the overtime period as Monroe County came out with the win, 78-72.

Individual scoring for Clinton County was:

Harlan 22

Davis 13

Langford 11

Choate 10

Summers 10

Gibson 6

Clinton County’s next game will be its final game of the regular season as the Dawgs travel to Barren County on Thursday.


Kyle Choate put up a shot during the first half Monday night against South Warren. Clinton County won the game by a final score of 84-55. Choate finished with four points.

Colin Langford drove the lane and was fouled during the first half of Monday’s final regular season home game against South Warren. Langford scored seven points on the night.

Clinton County’s game scoring leader John Davis hit one of his seven three pointers during the first half Monday night. He finished the game with 23 points.