Lady ’Dogs topple C-B

BLACKSVILLE, W.Va. — It was a special night for Bridgeport junior Nicole Smolenak and her Lady Bulldog teammates.

Bridgeport put the finishing touches on a brilliant 20-2 regular season with a 63-59 victory in the third-place game of the Wheeling Hospital OVAC Basketball Championship’s Class 2A Tournament Thursday night at Clay-Battelle.

During the second quarter, Smolenak scored her 1,000th career point from the foul line. She finished the game with 23 points. She’s was complemented by talented freshman Caitlyn Koll’s 18 and junior Maclaine Murad, who went for 13.

Bridgeport meets Beallsville Monday night in Division IV sectional action at ‘The Hangar’ in Morristown.