In the c-o-c..the carl junction bulldogs have had a tough schedule to begin the season.
Cj..lost to webb city in week one..and carthage in week two.
Tonight..the bulldogs are aiming for win number one, hosting the republic tigers.
Republic, enters the night with a one-and-one record..
They beat nixa last week..
It's tied at 28 heading into the second half... c-j looking for the lead...and they would get it...brady sims gets the handoff and through some traffic...takes off down the far sideline and in the paint for a 33-yard score...pat no good, but the bulldogs up 34-28.
Tigers trying to respond...lucas hayes with the keeper...he loses the ball and a couple of bulldogs pounce on top of it.
Ensuing c-j drive...drew patterson goes to the air...nice catch by cole stewart -- 29-yard td there...bulldogs get the 2-point conversion to lead by 14.
Republic still fighting with less than 2 left in the 3rd...hayes rolls to his right...hooks up with gavin walker from 11 yards out...carl junction still up...42-34 at the end of 3.
The bulldogs pick up their first win of the season...55-48.