by Head Basketball Coach Joel Braden
The El Dorado Springs Boy’s Basketball team finished the conference season Monday by hosting the Sherwood Marksmen. The Bulldogs took control of the game early and held a 28-14 halftime lead. El Dorado continued to expand the lead in the second half and came away with a 58-35 win. Ian Esry led the Bulldogs with 16 points. Preston Robison had 14 and Gaven Morgan added 10. The Bulldogs finished second in the conference with a record of 5-3.
El Dorado finished their regular season with a trip to Nevada. The Nevada Tigers dominated the game early and took a commanding 33-10 halftime lead. The Bulldogs played better in the second half but could not cut into the lead and lost 62-33. Ian Esry had 12 for the Bulldogs. El Dorado finished the regular season 11-13. They are the 4 seed in the district tournament and play Tuesday against the 5 seeded Butler Bears.