It seems as though playing in tournaments is like riding a bike for the Sulphur basketball teams these days.
It seems as though playing in tournaments is like riding a bike for the Sulphur basketball teams these days. They never forget how to step it up when it matters most. Both the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs did just that on Thursday as they both won their opening contests at the Charles K. Heatley Classic tournament in Lindsay, putting them in the semifinals. Sulphur’s girls will play their semifinal contest at 3:20 p.m. today while the Sulphur boys will be in action at 4:40 p.m. Girls Sulphur 65 CCS 29 It was smooth sailing for the No. 13 Lady Bulldogs as they moved to 8-0 on the season with a dominant victory over Community Christian Thursday morning. Sulphur opened the game with an 18-8 first quarter run, before taking a 36-14 lead into the halftime break. The Lady Bulldogs kicked their offense into another gear in the third as they outscored CCS 21-8, before finishing the game off with an 8-7 run in the fourth. Korie Allensworth led the scoring for Sulphur with 16 points followed by Kady Lynch with 12 points and Makella Mobly with 10 points. Payton James scored six points. Boys Sulphur 54 Davis 42 The Battle of the Arbuckles added a new chapter in a new location Thursday as the Bulldogs took down the rival Davis Wolves for the second time this season. Sulphur opened the game with a 15-5 first quarter run, before going on a 17-4 run to close out the first half. Davis managed to outscore the Bulldogs 12-11 in the third quarter before going on a 21-11 run in the fourth to end the game. Weston Arms led the scoring for Sulphur with 19 points followed by Nash Matlack with 10 points, and Cole Hammond with eight points. Dane Parker led the Wolves with 12 points followed by Jett Martin with nine points.