Dragons slay Bulldogs 64-33

Virgin Valley’s Jayden Perkins shows off his leaping ability on a tip-in during the Dawgs 64-33 loss to Del Sol. Perkins led the Dawgs with 10 points.
Photo by Lou Martin

The Virgin Valley High School boys basketball game against Del Sol was pretty much decided minutes into the game. The Dragons raced out to an 18-0 lead behind their full court press forcing numerous Bulldog errors on their way to a 64-33 victory.

The Bulldogs Will Barnum and Riley Waite had two points each to get the Dawgs on the scoreboard trailing 18-4. Bulldog Jayden Perkins had four straight points to begin the second period but the Dawgs still trailed the swift Dragons 33-8.

Perkins added two more baskets to end the half with 8 points as the Dragons went up 35-15.

Del Sol continued to press the Dawgs to begin the second half of play and ended the period outscoring the host Bulldogs 19-10 increasing their lead to 54-25. The Dragons slowed down their press which resulted in a 10-8 fourth quarter total and a final score of 64-33.

Eleven Dragons made the score book led by Devonte Villarta with 13 points. Jayden Perkins led the Dawgs with 10 points. The loss dropped the Dawgs 3A Sunrise League record to 1-6 and 4-17 overall. The Dawgs host TECH on Wednesday Jan.24 and Moapa Valley on Friday Jan. 26.

The good news for the Dawgs is they will host four out of their last five games in the new Dawg House.

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