Bulldogs victorious at Greyhills and Pinon

Bulldogs 56 Greyhills 45

The Winslow Bulldogs defeated the Greyhills Academy Knights 56-45 in an Enchantment Region basketball game played in Winslow on Jan. 16. Greyhills fell to 0-3 in the region.

The Bulldogs used the first period to establish a 20-8 lead that was never relinquished. Greyhills chipped away and trailed 31-21 at the intermission and 40-38 after three periods. Winslow had the momentum in the final period for the victory.

Bryan Curtis paced the Bulldog attack with 14 points. Seth Davis was also in double figures for Winslow with 11 points.

Uriah Yazzie shared game-high honors with Curtis as he tallied 14 points for the Knights. LaVaniel Gishe with 13 points and George Peterson with 10 points were also in double figures for Greyhills.

Greyhills 8 13 17 7 - 45

Winslow 20 11 9 16 - 56

Greyhills: Uriah Yazzie 14, Mario Salabye 4, LaVaniel Gishe 13, Craig Poorthunder 2, George Peterson 10 and Cedric Yazzie 2.

Winslow: Seth Davis 11, Ron Jones, Bryan Curtis 14, Sherone Lee 3, Jonathan Upshaw 6, Shane Garnett 8, Braden James 1, Todd Hancock 2 and Hesston Yazzie 9.

Bulldogs 58 Pinon 56

The Winslow Bulldogs defeated the Pinon Eagles 58-56 in an regional basketball game played at Pinon on Saturday. Winslow improved its record to 9-9 for the season and 4-4 in the region. Pinon fell to 11-12 for the season and 1-5 in the region.

The Eagles started strong and led 21-14 after the first period and 33-27 at the intermission. Winslow used a strong defensive effort in the third quarter that limited Pinon to seven points and a single field goal to take a 41-40 lead into the final frame.

Winslow coach Paul Landis said after the contest that Pinon was a much-improved team, which could surprise people as tournament time looms on the horizon.

Bryan Curtis led Winslow with 19 points. Seth Davis was also in double figures with 17 points, including eight of Winslow's 17 fourth period points. Manuelito Shirley added nine for the victors.

Randy Whitehair had 19 points for the Eagles, but only three in the second half. Earlwin Thomas scored 15 to also finish in double figures for Pinon.

Winslow 14 13 14 17 - 58

Pinon 21 12 7 16 - 56

Winslow: Seth Davis 17, Ron Jones 6, Bryan Curtis 19, Shane Garnett 2, Manuelito Shirley 9 and Hesston Yazzie 5.

Pinon: Robryan Wartz 3, Anthony Burke 2, Randy Whitehair 19, Fernando Begay 5, Earlwin Thomas 15, Harrison Begay 5 and Artimis Jim 7.

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