MADILL — With the last day of the Madill Winter Classic came with it a chance for a four-peat for the Sulphur Lady Bulldogs.
MADILL — With the last day of the Madill Winter Classic came with it a chance for a four-peat for the Sulphur Lady Bulldogs. While the tournament this year didn’t feature an official bracket, the Lady Bulldogs managed to unofficially claim the championship as the only undefeated team in the tournament. The victory marks the fourth straight year Sulphur has won the girls championship at the Winter Classic. Sulphur had an unexpected change in opponents as Putnam Heights Academy was a no-show, leaving the Madill girls JV team in as a replacement opponent. The change yielded no surprise result as the Lady Bulldogs rolled to a 62-14 victory. Sulphur led 35-5 after the first quarter, before scoring 10 points in the second and 15 in the third and fourth quarters combined. Korie Allensworth led the scoring for Sulphur with 14 points followed by Abby Beck with 10 points and Payton James with six points. Girls Dickson 51 Marietta 37 A two-game winning streak was how the Dickson Lady Comets ended their Winter Classic tournament, as the ladies in blue and white handed Marietta its first loss of the season on Saturday. At the end of the first quarter it was a close contest as Dickson led 11-10. Both teams combined for 25 points in the second quarter as the Lady Comets held onto a slim 24-22 advantage. Dickson began to pull away in the third with a 13-10 run, before finishing off the game with a 14-5 run in the fourth quarter. Sienna Young led the Lady Comets with 16 points followed by Makayla Smith with 12 points and Kayden Barton with 11 points. Marietta was paced by Kaylie Douglass with 13 points followed by Yaslin Sanchez with eight points and Haven Matthews with seven points. Madill 50 Pilot Point (TX) 43 The Madill Lady Wildcats rebounded from their first loss of the season Friday night with a narrow win against the Pilot Point Lady Bearcats on Saturday. Madill found itself down 16-12 at the end of the first quarter, before coming back with an 18-12 run to lead 30-28 going into the halftime break. The Lady Wildcats stayed in front thanks to a 14-8 third quarter run, before being outscored 7-6 in the fourth. Jayden Weiberg led the Lady Wildcats with 18 points in the game followed by Kristen Chapa with 16 points.