After an impressive win on Friday in the opening round of the Skagit Holiday Tourney, the Bulldogs lost their steam, playing their fourth game in as many days, losing 80-66 to Big Bend today. Yesterday, BC lost 58-48 to Spokane. In a span of four days, Bellevue played a four-year university and the top two teams in the NWAC East Region.
In today’s matchup against the 11-2 Vikings, Bellevue was in the game at halftime, down 36-28. The third quarter was pivotal, as the Vikings outgunned Bellevue 28-12. Big Bend was 60% from the floor compared to BC’s 30%. Bellevue’s Amanda Luckett was the only Bulldog to catch a break in the third quarter, scoring five points and pulling down five rebounds as well. Luckett finished with 17 points and pulled down a game-high 11 rebounds. Freshman Natalie Amos led the ‘dogs with 19 points.
The Bulldogs, although 4-8 after finishing pre-season play, are primed for their return run to the NWAC Championships after one of the toughest schedules of any NWAC team. Bellevue now takes a break before league play begins on January 9 against Peninsula with a tipoff set for 5:00 p.m. in Port Angeles.
Last Updated December 30, 2018