Wheeler Hosts Rival
The Wheeler County High School basketball teams took on Vidalia High School and Montgomery County last week. The Bulldogs had a rough week as they lost all four games.
Girls vs. Vidalia
The girls were down 25-5 at the end of the first period, and the Lady Indians pushed that lead to 37-5 by halftime as Wheeler wasn't able to get a shot to fall in the second period. Vidalia led 57-8 at the end of the third period, and VHS took the win 64-14. Wheeler was led by
Lyndsie Hall with 8 points.
Boys vs. Vidalia
In the boys game, the Indians were up 11-4 at the end of the first period and were in the lead 28-9 before the end of the first half. In the third period VHS had extended that lead to 43-23, and VHS took the win 56-42.
Girls vs. Montgomery
The Lady Eagles jumped out to a 10-0 lead on Wheeler and pushed that to 19-0 before the Lady Bulldogs could put their first points on the board. The score by the end of the first period was 25-1. In the second MCHS continued to pull away. In the third they were up 39-12, and MCHS went on to win the game 72- 16.
Boys vs. Montgomery
The boys game was closer, but Montgomery still came away with the win. The Eagles defeated Wheeler 56-43 in the Region contest.
The girls are 0-6 on the year and the boys are 2-6. This week Wheeler was at Dooly County on Tuesday after presstime, and will be back in action on Wednesday at home against Hawkinsville at 6:00 p.m., will host Johnson County on Friday at 6:00 p.m., and will be at Telfair County on Saturday at 4:00 p.m.