Bulldogs play in Nera White Tournament


By Kayla Fleming



Elijah Byfield and Justin Bergforff seek to score as the Tigers play defense.


Justin Bergdorff prepares to pass the ball.


During the Christmas break, the Red Boiling Springs High School Bulldogs participated in the Nera White Tournament in Lafayette.

The Bulldogs’ first opponent was the Macon County High School Tigers. Elijah Byfield was the top scorer for the Bulldogs during the game. Byfield had two two-point shots, three threes, and one free throw for a total of 14 points. Jordan Powell had nine points during the game, coming from four twos and a free throw.

Matthew Murphy, Hunter Kirk, and Dustin Bergdorff each had three points for the Dawgs. Murphy and Bergdorff each had a two-point shot and a free throw, Kirk had a three pointer. Mason Hix and Bryson Cherry each had a two-point shot during the game.

The Bulldogs fell to the Tigers, 36 to 58.

On the 28th, the Bulldogs went head to head with Portland. Byfield was once again the top scorer with 15 total points during the game. He had four two-point shots, two threes, and one free throw. Murphy had three two-point shots, a three, and three free throws for a total of twelve points against Portland.

Jordan Powell was next with eleven points for his team. Powell had three two-pointers and five free throws. Kirk had eight points, coming from a two and two threes. Hix had two free throws during the game, also.

The Dawgs were defeated by the Panthers, 48 to 52.

The final opponent during the tournament for the Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs was Moore County. Byfield, again, scored the most points for the Dawgs during this game. He had eight two-points shots and three free throws for a total of 19 points. Powell had ten points during the game, four two-point shots and two foul shots.

Hix had two two-pointers, a three, and two free throws for a total of nine points for the Dawgs. Kirk scored a three for the team during the game. Murphy and Kendall Thompson each had two points during the game, both from a two-point shot.

The Bulldogs lost to Moore County, 45 to 51.

Elijah Byfield and Justin Bergforff seek to score as the Tigers play defense.
http://maconcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_DSC_0214.jpgElijah Byfield and Justin Bergforff seek to score as the Tigers play defense.

Justin Bergdorff prepares to pass the ball.
http://maconcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_DSC_0216.jpgJustin Bergdorff prepares to pass the ball.

By Kayla Fleming

Reach Kayla Fleming at 615-666-2440.

Reach Kayla Fleming at 615-666-2440.

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