The North Zulch Bulldogs basketball team dropped a pair of road games at Somerville and Snook over the week by scores of 52-35 and 68-31 to conclude their first half of district play with a record of 1-4.
The Bulldogs spent the majority of district’s first stint away from their home gym but will host three out of their final four games of the regular season.
Somerville was able to pull away from North Zulch at home for good when they held the Bulldogs to just four points in the third quarter. North Zulch was also held to single digits in the first quarter with seven points.
Kaleb Douga led the way in scoring for the Bulldogs with seven of their points and was followed by Eli Juarez and Carson Radde with six. Emory Broussard would add five points in the contest.
North Zulch also fell on the road to Snook on Friday after the Bluejays pulled away with 22 points in the second quarter. The Bulldogs were shutdown in the second half and could never overcome the early 36-18 deficit.
Peyton Wolfe led the way in scoring for North Zulch with seven points on the night and was followed by Stephen Harris and Emory Broussard with six. As a team, they manufactured just 13 points in the second half and never more than 11 in a quarter.
The Bulldogs will now look to finish the second half of district strong and find a way into the postseason. They hosted Normangee at NZHS on Tuesday night and will travel to Burton on Friday. Their last three games of the season will take place at North Zulch, which will include Senior Night this upcoming Tuesday against Iola.