Bulldogs girls and boys teams win season openers against Page

Demetrius Gamez powers past Page defenders to put two more points on the board. Photos/Todd Roth

Demetrius Gamez powers past Page defenders to put two more points on the board. Photos/Todd Roth

WINSLOW, Ariz. - The Winslow Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs both won their season opening games against Page Nov. 26 at the Petranovich Gymnasium. The boys won 57-41 and the girls prevailed 53-39. Both Page teams were highly talented opponents and could well be serious competition for a state playoff berth.

Both teams were scheduled to play host to Window Rock teams Dec. 3.

Jerron Jordan coaches the Winslow Lady Bulldogs with assistants Karen Rockwell, Lynne Sawyer and Erick Petranovich. Players include freshman Lynnae Mitchell, sophomore Jacey Sangster, juniors Kaelyn Bitsoi, Shandiin Armao, Michaela Bia, Ami Begay and Erika Jodie and seniors Katonya Begay, Marcella Joe, Tannon Tom, Halle Hayes, Stephanie Begody and Kennysha Jensen.

Ricky Greer coaches the Bulldogs with assistants Paul Landis, Nathan Brady and Zach French. Players include sophomores Dalvin Benally and Akkeem Foster, juniors Trelonnie Sanders, Austyn Mattox and Savion Fuller and seniors Cory Dixon, Keenan Keams, Demetrius Gamez, Milland Thomas, Stevin Nelson, Frank Kelly, Jr., Trevor Begay, Jesi Bitsoi, Vincenzio Sells and Andrew Greenwood.

The boys team will play in the Red Rock Hoops Classic Tournament in

Sedona Dec. 5-7. The girls will play in the Gallup Invitational Tournament in Gallup, N.M. on those dates. Both tournaments will provide good

competition and should help the Winslow teams prepare for the season to follow.

Winslow teams are slated to play away games at Holbrook Dec. 10. The boys will play in the Pepsi Invitational Tournament in Flagstaff Dec. 12-14. Both Winslow teams will play away games at Chinle Dec. 17.

The Lady Bulldogs will play the Joseph City Lady Wildcats in the opening round of the Winslow Winter Classic Invitational Tournament at Winslow Dec. 19 and continue to play in that tournament on Dec. 20-21.

The Lady Bulldogs will complete the 2013 portion of their schedule playing the Blue Ridge Lady Yellowjackets at Lakeside Dec. 24. The Bulldog boys team will complete the 2013 portion of their schedule in the Tournament of Champs in Chinle Dec. 26-28.

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