by Joel Braden
The El Dorado Springs boys basketball team finished a tough week 0-2 after hosting rival Stockton and conference foe Warsaw. The Stockton Tigers came to town Tuesday night and the Bulldogs got off to a good start. El Dorado led 24-18 at halftime and 35-32 at the end of the third quarter. But they could not hold onto the lead and lost 42-48. Nathen Adams led the Bulldogs with 9 points.
The Warsaw Wildcats were the next opponent. The game stayed close throughout with the Bulldogs holding a slim 24-20 halftime lead. The second half was no different than the first and regulation ended 49-49. Overtime saw the Wildcats come away with a 54-53 win. Clayton Collins led the Bulldogs with 18 points and Landon Murry had 13.
The Bulldogs are currently 5-13 on the season and 1-3 in the conference. El Dorado travels to Butler on Tuesday.