Spirits were lifted during Senior Night at the North Zulch basketball game on Friday, as the Bulldogs crushed the Buckholts Badgers, 83-19.
North Zulch is now 14-10 overall and 5-2 in district play.
The boys carried the lead throughout the game, ending the first half with a 22-point cushion.
Junior Weston Wolf dunked on a rebound in the fourth quarter, bringing the score to 73-18.
Big plays also were made by seniors Zach Jensen and Hans Osth, who were honored prior to the game.
“It was a great Senior Night for both my senior captains, Hans Osth and Zach Jensen,” said Head Coach David Graves. “At the end of the night, though, it was a district game and every game counts. We are locked in as a team and ready to make a push one game at a time.”
The Bulldogs played at Richards on Tuesday and will travel to Calvert on Friday.
Jan. 29 vs. Buckholts
North Zulch 83
Points: Hans Osth 23; Gerhart Wiese 13; Trey Crocker 10; Zach Jensen 8; Cole Weaver 8; Tye Douga 8.
Rebounds: Hans Osth 7; Gerhart Wiese 10.
The Lady Bulldogs were off on Jan. 26 and were scheduled to play Buckholts on Friday, but the Lady Badgers canceled because two of their players were injured and they did not have enough athletes for a full team. The Lady Mustangs played at Richards on Tuesday and travel to Calvert on Friday.
Seniors Kiera Cosby, Mackenzie Horn and Kyela Cosby were honored prior to the boys’ game on Friday for Senior Night.