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‘Dogs come up eight points short of Rockets

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Heading into the fourth quarter Tuesday at Bulldog Pit, the Runnin’ ‘Dogs looked to be in prime position to pull out a win in their District 4-AAAA opener.

Despite being without the services of posts Matt Navarrette and Josh Houghtaling for the majority of the third quarter due to overzealous whistle blowing, the Bulldogs had rebounded from a 10-point deficit at the half, 30-20, to pull within three of D4 nemesis the Goddard Rockets, 45-42.

Two of three from the free-throw line by sophomore Zeke Montoya as the final stanza began made it a one-point affair, 45-44, and the fans at Bulldog Pit were in full voice. But a few untimely turnovers – and a lot more whistles – later, the ‘Dogs were out of the running. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

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