Bulldogettes split first day of Reagan Co. tourney

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Special to the Herald

BIG LAKE — The Coahoma Bulldogettes split their first two games of the Mary Tatum Holiday Classic basketball tournament Friday. 
Game 2
The Bulldogettes lost to the Fort Stockton Lady Prowlers 45-62 in the second game of the day. 
After falling behind by 20 points at the end of the first quarter, Coahoma made a major comeback in the second narrowing the score to a 9-point deficit by the half. Caitlyn Corley and Abbie Lopez led the Bulldogettes to a 16-point drive while Coahoma kept the Lady Prowlers to 5.
Corley and Lopez scored 5 points each. Kenzi Canales added 4 more and Paige Atkins hit the goal for 2 to help Coahoma claw back from the huge hole left after the first quarter. The Lady Prowlers regrouped for the second half to hold on to the win.
Corley had a game high of 13 points for the Bulldogettes followed closely by Lopez with 12. Corley also nailed two 3-point goals while Macee Grant added one from behind the arc.  
COAHOMA 45, FORT STOCKTON 62
Coahoma: 7, 16, 6, 16 — 45
Fort Stockton: 27, 5, 19, 12 — 62
Coahoma — Macee Grant 4, Caitlyn Corley 13, Paige Atkins 4, Jovi Gonzales 2, Kenzi Canales 10, Abbie Lopez 12.
Free Throws — Coahoma 12-22, Fort Stockton 9-22; Three-Point Goals — Coahoma 3 (Corley 2, Grant), Fort Stockton 5 (B. Rodriguez 4, K. Salmon 1) ; Total Team Fouls — Coahoma 16, Fort Stockton 15.
Game 1
The Coahoma Bulldogettes handily won against the Marfa Lady Shorthorns 44-12 in their opening game of the tournament.
By halftime, the Bulldogettes had built a substantial lead of 23-4 over the Lady Shorthorns. Overall the Coahoma girls squad was dominate at the net while keeping Marfa to single digits on the scoreboard throughout four quarters of play.
Corley had a game high of 13 points for the Bulldogettes followed by Lopez with 10. 
Next: The Bulldogettes will finish the tournament on Saturday. 
COAHOMA 44, MARFA 12
Coahoma: 8, 15, 11, 10 — 44
Marfa: 4, 1, 4, 3 — 12
Coahoma — Macee Grant 9, Caitlyn Corley 13, Paige Atkins 4, Jovi Gonzales 2, Kenzi Canales 6, Abbie Lopez 10.
Marfa — Citalali Sanchez 2, Kaci Florez 2, Brianna Sanchez 2, Kendra Serrano 3, Alexia Marquez 3.
Free Throws — Coahoma 7-12; Marfa 4-12; Three-Point Goals — Coahoma 1 (Grant); Total Team Fouls — Coahoma 13; Marfa 11.

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