The Nevada Desert Dogs return on Friday to host the first place Yakima Sunkings after a rough and long road trip.

The Dogs went 1-5 on their trip going 1-2 against the Kentucky Thoroughbred’s, 0-2 against the Ohio Bootleggers and 0-1 against Yakima.

Jalen Kendrick and A.J. Grimes continue to lead the Desert Dogs. In one of the losses to Kentucky, Kendrick’s had a monstrous game with 48 points and 10 rebounds with Gaines adding 22 points. Friday and Saturday’s games begin at 6:30 p.m.

The Dogs record now stands at 8-14 with hopes for a playoff spot diminishing.