Dunbar Dominates Douglass in S.T. Roach Classic

On January 21, the Bulldogs beat the Broncos 52-28.

The Bulldogs faced off against the Broncos on January 21 in the S.T. Roach Classic.

The starting line up for the Broncos was #4 Kourtesy Lee, #13 Allison Wallace, #15 Aquira Gary, #22 Ashanti Hollingsworth and #25 Bradley Price. The starting line up for the Bulldogs was #2 Carley Hinshaw, #5 Elise Ellison-Coons, #13 Aziah Campbell, #23 Tanaya Cecil and #42 Haley Gadd.

Douglas got the opening tip, but the Bulldogs came out with their foot on the gas hitting 4 quick 3-pointers in a row. This allowed the Bulldogs to get up 12-0 by the time the 4:30 mark rolled around in the 1st quarter.

Dunbar kept pressing the Broncos with good full-court defense and creating good shot attempts on offense. Dunbar dominated the first quarter, getting up 22-4 by the end of it, but they started much slower out of the gate in the 2nd. They continued to be dominant defensively, but their offense was lacking. At the 5:45 mark in the 2nd quarter, the Bulldogs were up 25-9.

The Bulldogs fell back into their offensive rhythm shortly after scoring 11 in the rest of the quarter. By the end of the 2nd, the Bulldogs were up 36-12.

Dunbar Started off the 3rd strong with a quick 2 from #5 Ellison-Coons and a steal and break to the basket by #12 DelTarria Jackson. Dunbar continued to keep momentum on their side, going up 46- 14 with 3:20 left in the 3rd quarter.

The press appeared to affect Douglass more, having to call a timeout to avoid a backcourt violation and picking up one shortly after.  The Bulldogs let off the press near the end of the 3rd and by the end went up 49-20.

Dunbar kept up the tempo, and by the end of the game, they had earned a 52-28 victory over the Broncos.

The Bulldogs were led in the win with 19 points from #5 Ellison-Coons and #23 Cecil shortly behind her with 16. And in the loss, Douglass was lead by #13 Wallace with 14, half of the team’s points.