BHS teams split with Sulligent

The Belgreen Bulldog boys opened their season with a 58-42 win over Sulligent this past week.

Will Bonner and Scout Bragwell combined for 44 of the Bulldogs’ 48 points in the win. Bonner had 30 points, and Bragwell added 14 points. Nine of Bragwell’s points came on three three-pointers.

Belgreen raced out to a 16-7 lead in the first quarter, but Sulligent tied the game at 23-23 with less than a minute to go in the first half.

The Bulldogs scored just before halftime to take a 25-23 lead.

Belgreen came out of the locker room hot, outscoring Sulligent 18-9 to take a 43-32 lead into the final period of play. The Bulldogs outscored the Blue Devils 15-10 in the fourth quarter to get the win.

Collin Bonner added seven points for Belgreen, followed by Isac Willingham with four points, Alex Betts with two points and Will Donahoe with one point.

In varsity girls action, Belgreen lost to Sulligent 51-31. The Bulldog girls team had been in quarantine for two weeks and had only been able to practice twice. Most of the girls came out of quarantine the day of the game.

Emma Dempsey had 22 of Belgreen’s 31 points. She was followed by Dacota Green with three points. Noelle Willingham, Hannah Borden and Morgan Vandiver had two points each.

Dempsey was also named Belgreen’s homecoming queen in a ceremony Friday night.