Lady Bulldogs end season with a loss

By Chad Clinger -

MANSFIELD — On Jan. 5, the Crestline Lady Bulldogs won their first game in 693 days, at home, against the Lady Flames of Mansfield Christian. Since then, Crestline has not won another game.,

On Saturday Feb. 11, the Lady Bulldogs traveled to Mansfield to meet up with the Lady Flames again. Mansfield Christian defended their home floor and avenged their loss from earlier in the season, defeating Crestline; 53-37.

The Lady Bulldogs finish their regular season at 1-20 overall and 1-12 in the Mid-Buckeye Conference.

Crestline would take the early lead in the contest, 15-10 heading into the second quarter. Mansfield Christian would pick up the scoring and tighten up their defense in the second, scoring 16 while holding Crestline to just six. To start the second half, the Lady ‘Dogs found themselves in just a five-point hole, 26-21. Crestline would score just seven in the third and nine in the fourth which would be surpassed by the Lady Flames, who scored 12 and 15, respectively to earn the win.

Lauryn Tadda would finish the contest with a double-double, scoring 18 points to go along with 10 rebounds. Brianna Briggs scored seven points for the ‘Dogs and grabbed eight rebounds. Denessa Baker contributed five points and three rebounds for Crestline. Lydia Tadda had four points and two rebounds and Sarah Toy had three points, a rebound and the team’s only assist.

Crestline grabbed 31 rebounds as a team and committed 26 total turnovers.

Allie Maiyer and Ash Maiyer led the way for Mansfield Christian, scoring 21 and 10 points, respectively.

The ‘Dogs now look ahead to their sectional tournament. Crestline will face the Lady Wildcats of New London on Wednesday Feb. 22 at Shelby High School. Tip-off time is scheduled for 8 pm.

By Chad Clinger

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