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Bulldogs Fall To Treutlen

The Wheeler County High School basketball teams faced off with rival Treutlen County last week and dropped a pair of games to the Vikings. The girls struggled to get the offense going while the boys lost a heartbreaker in overtime.

Girls vs. Treutlen

In the girls game Treutlen pulled out to an early lead and never looked back as they won the game 59-22 over the Lady Bulldogs.

Boys vs. Treutlen

The boys game was a close battle. Treutlen led 13-11 at the end of the first period, but in the second the Bulldogs went on a run and took the lead 35-28 at the end of the first half.

In the third period Treutlen closed the lead down to 50-46. In the fourth Treulten outscored Wheeler 19-15, which tied the game at 65-65 to force overtime.

In that final overtime period neither team put many points on the board, but it was just enough for Treutlen as they took the win, 72-68 over the Bulldogs.

This week the Bulldogs have just one set of games scheduled as they will play Telfair County on Saturday at home with games starting at 6:00 p.m.

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