No. 9 Lady Dogs roll over two more district hoop opponents

Cagers improve season mark to 16-1


Olivia Atkins Olivia Atkins THORNDALE—The No. 9 Lady Dogs continue their roll over district opponents, downing two more over the week in 27-2A play.

The Lady Dogs w ill take a break until the annual Thorndale Shootout on Dec. 27-28.

Thorndale (16-1, 3-0) took out Florence on Monday night 58-22 at Bulldog gym. No statistics were turned in for this game.

The win puts the team’s current win streak at eight.

On Friday night, the Lady Dogs held off Jarrell 46-43. Thorndale lost to the Lady Cougars both times they faced each other last season in league play.

Olivia Atkins had 15 points against Jarrell, followed by Marlene Hall and Alix Hoffman with 11 each. Hall also nabbed six rebounds.

Iris Leyendecker had five steals to go along with her five boards.

The Lady Dogs will take Christmas holidays break and pick things up again during the eightteam Thorndale Shootout to run Dec. 27-28.

Thorndale will open up the girls’ division of the tournament against US 79 neighbor Taylor at 9 a.m. Dec. 27.

The championship game for the bracket tourney is set for 7:15 p.m. Dec. 28.

Other teams in the tourney include Holland, San Saba, Falls City, Austin Travis, Caldwell and Crawford.

The Lady Dogs will pick up district play again on Jan. 3 when they travel to Cameron.


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