The New Franklin boys and girls basketball team continue its dominance in the Central Activities Conference Friday night by beating the Brunswick Wildcats 77-32 and 58-38, respectively.
The Lady Bulldogs, improving to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the CAC, actually trailed Brunswick 14-13 after first period's end before rallying back with a 45-24 advantage for the rest of the game for the victory.
New Franklin head coach Chris McGowan said this was a frustrating game. "Brunswick shot the ball very well and we didn't play with the defensive intensity that we needed," McGowan said. "We were pretty fortunate to escape with a win and must improve our effort on both ends of the court."
Junior Aly Hundley led the Lady Bulldogs with 22 points along with six assists, three steals and two rebounds. Madi Lyons finished the game with 12 points, eight rebounds and three steals while Jasmyne Boggs added a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds along with five steals and four assists. Derian Dodson chipped in five points, eight rebounds and three assists while Aislinn Himmelberg contributed four points, one rebound and one assist, Sara Montgomery with two points, four rebounds, four assists and one steal and Jordan Winningham with two points.
The Lady Bulldogs also finished the game hitting 25 of 57 shots from the field for 43 percent and 6 of 13 from the foul line for 46 percent.
Brunswick was led by Marissa Kahn with 19 points.
As for the New Franklin boys, they took a different path against Brunswick while leading the Wildcats 44-13 at the half and 66-24 after three quarters of play. The Bulldogs also held a 11-8 scoring edge in the final period.
New Franklin coach Jim Schlotzhauer said his team played a good up-tempo game. "We ran the floor well and were after every loose ball on both ends," Schlotzhauer said. "I was very pleased to see our intensity for four quarters. We need to bring that in every game we play."
Tanner White led four players in double figures for New Franklin, 3-3 overall and 2-0 in the CAC, with 21 points. Tyler White chipped in 20, Tyler Hull 12, Dalton Welbern 10, Alex Holem four, Ronnie Perkins and Cody Wells each with three and Jacob Hendrix and Ryley Lyons with two points each.
For Brunswick, Colton Elliot tossed in 10 points.