The Hazard Bulldogs played host to one of the region’s top teams in the Breathitt County Bobcats on Friday. The Bulldogs got off to a slow start, but continually posted better numbers than the Bobcats, leading them to a big win.
Scoring was at a premium in the first period, but the Bulldogs were able to pull out the 7-6 advantage. Hazard’s defense continued to stymie the Bobcats in the second period, with the offense picking up the pace. Hazard went into the locker room with the 21-12 lead.
Breathitt County picked up the pace in the third period, but still did not break the double-digit scoring level for the frame. Hazard added to their lead, and went into the final eight minutes with the 33-21 lead.
The Bulldogs put the game on ice early in the fourth quarter, and went on to the double-digit win. Hazard went on to win the game by the final score of 49-29.
Hazard (49) Josh Hollon 11, Hunter Hardy 3, Collier Mobelini 5, Evan Whitaker 12, Chris Hudson 6, Matt Thompson 6, Tyler Triplett 2, Mack Hall 2 and Jarrod Combs 2.
Breathitt Co. (29) Noble 9, Hamilton 4, Chaney 7, Fugate 6 and Cox 3.