Bulldogs claim third straight; surpass last year's win total
HAMPTON - No light went off, no switch flipped.
No, the reason behind the Hampton-Dumont boys basketball team's three-game win streak is simply better play.
Parker Claypool tallied 33 points and Cole Miller pulled down a game-high 14 rebounds as the Bulldogs won their first home game of the season, a 61-54 triumph over Webster City on Friday, Jan. 3. They won their last two road contests before the winter break.
All of this despite the fact that H-D shot only 52 percent from the free throw line.
"We rebounded down the stretch," H-D head coach Heath Walton said. "We got some scores when we needed it. We were still 18-of-34 from the free throw line. We had a stretch there to start the game where we really could have pulled away and didn't...."
For more on this story, see the Jan. 8 issue of the Hampton Chronicle.