Jay Lady Bulldogs lose their first three games starting with Wagner Lady Bulldogs 39-48 in first game of the season.
Lady Bulldogs were defeated by Hilldale 59-64 followed by Kansas 44-66.
The Jay girls started strong against Wagner in their first game keeping the game close in the first quarter ending it with a 9-9 score.
During the second quarter of play Wagner outscored Jay by 7 points giving them a strong lead at the half with Jay trailing 16-21.
The Lady Bulldogs came out after the break to tie the game back up scoring 17 points to Wagner’s 10 bringing the game to tie at 33-33.
It was the fourth quarter of play that finally gave Wagner the win with Jay scoring 6 to Wagner’s 15.
It was Wagner’s ability to draw fouls that gave them the extra points needed to win over the Lady Bulldogs.
Wagner made 27 trips to the line and dropped 17 in the bucket shooting giving them a 63 percent free throw shot rate.
The Lady Bulldogs were only able to make 2 trips to the line but do boast a 100 percent free throw shot rate having made both of their shots.
Big scorers for the were Callie Callihan who contributed 16 points to the score for her team followed by Myaleigh Pickup who added an additional 10.
The game at Hilldale was a loss for the Lady Bulldogs at 49-63.
The Hilldale Hornets were 2-0 as a result of their win over the Bulldogs.
The Lady Bulldogs were defeated at Kansas 44-66 on Dec. 2 during their third game of the season.
It was a slow start for the Jay girls with the team falling behind early in the first quarter 2-16.
The team performed much stronger in the second quarter putting an additional 16 points on the board.
The Lady Bulldogs left the court at the half trailing 18-34.
The girls were able to draw seven free throw attempts during the first half of play sinking three.
Kansas drew 8 fouls for free throws with seven hitting the mark to add to the score.
After the half the girls continued to play hard but fell behind in the third quarter score 10 points to Kansas’s 16.