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By Mike Motz
Sports Writer 

Bulldogs Top Caliche, Creek Valley

 

February 9, 2022



Peetz’s Bulldog Basketball team won two out of three contests over the past week to improve their season record to 4-and-11.

On Tuesday, the Bulldogs hosted the rival Buffaloes, and engaged in a tight game with the rivals matching each others scoring basket for basket. A 14-to-14 first period continued into a tight second period, with the Buffaloes coming out ahead by one at 28-to-27 at the halftime break.

The teams again matched each other score for score in the third period, and in the fourth period Peetz was able to outscore the visitors by two points and stole a 52-to-51 victory from the Buffs. Peetz sophomore Noah Naegele led the Peetz offense with 23 points, while Caliche was paced by sophomore Ayden Ring with 16 points.

Peetz next traveled to Briggsdale on Friday, and quickly fell behind the Falcons 49-to-14 at the half. Peetz never threatened the lead in the second half, and the Flacons’ cruised to an easy 61-to-35 win. Sophomore Chance Segelke led the scoring for Peetz with 13 points in the loss.

On Saturday the Bulldogs hosted Creek Valley for an afternoon match up, and played well to start and built a 17-to-11 lead at the end of the first period.

The second period continued in similar fashion, and Peetz was ahead 29-to-19 at the halftime break. Creek Valley struggled to come back in the second half against the Peetz defense,and the Bulldogs took the victory by a final score of 44-to-36. Noah Naegele led the scoring for Peetz with 25 points in the victory.

Peetz was scheduled to host Potter-Dix on Tuesday.

 

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