Bulldog coach Bob Snell’s goal at the beginning of the season was to repeat as 3A Sunrise League champion, his goal may be within reach after defeating Chaparral 4-2 and Moapa Valley 4-1this week with two games remaining on the schedule. The 7-1 Dawgs host undefeated (8-0) TECH Monday Oct.24 at the Mesquite Events Center. The Roadrunners dropped the Bulldogs 4-2 in late September. The Dawgs finish the regular season at cellar dweller Del Sol High School on Wednesday Oct. 26.
Although defeating the Cowboys 4-2, Bulldog coach was not happy with overall play of his gals he said,” It was an ugly game, we had no sense of urgency. We just seemed to go through the motions. It was a win but I’m concerned about Thursday’s game.” (Moapa Valley) The Lady Dawgs scored 10 minutes in on a goal from Kennadi Ludvigson with the assist going to Ally Wright. Star striker Abbie Barnum hit consecutive goals at the 20 and 24 minute mark of the first half giving the Dawgs a 3-0 advantage. Kallie Graves got an assist and Ludvigson got the other. The second half saw Barnum get the ‘hat trick’ on a Graves pass for a huge 4-0 advantage. The Cowboys scored goals 10 minutes into the period and added a final goal at 22 minutes in making the final score 4-2 in favor of the Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs ended the week on Oct. 20 with a 4-0 white wash of archrival Moapa Valley. Ally Wright got the Bulldogs rolling with a goal three minutes into the game on a rebound shot off an Abbie Barnum goal shot. Barnum increased the Bulldog lead to 2-0 on a pass from Kallie Graves. Barnum added her second goal less than a minute later unassisted. The Bulldogs took a 3-0 advantage into the second half. Graves struck goal 13 minutes into the second period with Barnum getting the assist. Goalkeeper Christina Anguiano got the shutout and had 5 saves for the match. “ Our defense played very well,” said Bulldog coach Snell after the win.