Lady Dawgs drop final game of regular season

Posted February 20, 2019 at 9:27 am



The Clinton County Lady Bulldogs dropped two games last week leading up to Tuesday night’s first round of the district tournament against Russell County.

On Tuesday, February 12, the Lady Dawgs traveled to Somerset and fell 56-31, and traveled to Barren County on Thursday and was defeated, 71-27.

Clinton County 27

Barren County 71

The Lady Dawgs moved to 9-17 on the year as Clinton County faced off against one of the best teams in the 4th Region on Thursday night.

Offensively, saying the Lady Dawgs struggled was an understatement as Clinton County only put up three points in the entire first eight minutes of the game to trail 20-3 after one.

The second quarter wasn’t much better as the Lady Dawgs posted five points while Barren County put up 14 for a halftime score of 34-8.

By the time the second half rolled around, Clinton County begin to put points on the board, but Barren County remained in complete control of the game. Clinton County posted 10 points during the third, but Barren County put up 21 to lead 59-18 to start the fourth quarter.

Nine points in the final period was all the Lady Dawgs managed to score, and combined with the other three quarters, the Lady Dawgs posted only 27 for the game.

Barren County, even with a running clock in the second half due to the mercy rule of 35 points, managed to post 71 points for the game to defeat the Lady Dawgs.

Individual scoring for Clinton County was:

Mann 12

Stockton 6

Roberts 4

Cope 3

Young 2

Clinton County 31

Somerset 56

Clinton County traveled to Somerset on Tuesday night to take on the Lady Briar Jumpers.

The Lady Dawgs struggled to put points on the board, however, they led Somerset 10-9 after the first quarter.

Of those 10 points, Rylee Stockton had three, Braylee Mann had a field goal and a free throw, and Landree Moons hit two field goals for four points.

In the second quarter, Clinton County only posted seven points to Somerset’s 16.

Mann dropped in two field goals and Stockton hit another three pointer to close out the half, down 25-17.

The third quarter went a little haywire for the Lady Dawgs as Clinton County failed to score a single basket during the entire eight minutes of play.

Somerset posted 15 points to extend its lead to 40-17 after three quarters.

During the final quarter, Clinton County saw two free throws from Alexis Roberts, a three pointer from Stockton, five points from Mann, two from McKenzie Cope and two free throws from Ashton Daniels for a total of 14 in the period.

Somerset only bested the Lady Dawgs by two points in the fourth quarter alone, however, the damage had already been done as Somerset took the win, 56-31.

Individual scoring for Clinton County was:

Mann 12

Stockton 9

Moons 4

Cope 2

Daniels 2

Roberts 2

Clinton County played in the opening round of the district tournament on Tuesday night, too late for press deadline, against Russell County. Those highlights and photos will appear in next week’s edition of the Clinton County News.

Landree Moons put up a shot in the first half against Barren County last week. Clinton County lost the game by a final score of, 71-27.

Alexis Roberts put up a shot during the first half of Thursday night’s game against Barren County. Roberts finished with four points for the night.