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The Daily Ardmoreite
  • 3A No . 1 Dawgs top Comets

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  • DICKSON — The Sulphur girls lived up to their No. 1 ranking Tuesday night and captured their first Lake Country Conference win of the season with a 59-17 victory over the Dickson Comets. The Sulphur boys made it a sweep with a 63-51 win over Dickson in the second game.
    The Sulphur girls (10-0 overall, 1-0 LCC), ranked No. 1 in Class 3A, put the game away early. The Comets had a lone free throw by Bryanne Knox to show in the first period, with the Bulldogs taking a 13-1 lead to the second.
    Dickson (3-5, 0-2), put up just three shots in the opening frame and just six in the second. Ashley Hughes and Tierani Richardson knocked down two 3-pointers each in the first half to spread the Comets' defense. A layup by Katy Custer was the only shot that fell for Dickson, and by intermission, Sulphur was up 30-3.
    Heading into the fourth, Sulphur had increased their advantage to 42-9.
    Hughes had 16 points to lead the Bulldogs, and Richardson chipped in eight. Twelve Sulphur girls made the scoring column.
    Custer's nine points paced the Comets.
    In the boys' game, Sulphur scored the first 20 points and led 20-3 game after the first eight minutes.
    The Comets (4-4, 1-1), rallied in the next two periods. They outscored the Bulldogs 13-8 in the second and trimmed Sulphur's advantage to 28-16 by halftime.
    Dickson whittled the Sulphur lead by three more in the third, and heading to the fourth, the Bulldogs were on top 43-34.
    The Comets pulled to within seven points on two occasions in the second half, but Sulphur had an answer from the free-throw line. The Bulldogs were 15 of 23 to just 3 of 4 for Dickson.
    Ryan Beauchamp had 17 points and eight rebounds to lead the Bulldogs (5-2, 1-0). Colten Stewart had 13 points, and Haydn Rogers chipped in 10 points.
    Jeff Dodson had 17 points and nine rebounds for the Comets, and Jacob Lindsey finished with 17 points and six boards.
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