STRATFORD – Dalen Qualls scored 31 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and had seven steals to lead the Stratford Bulldogs to a convincing 68-31 victory over the Davis Wolves Saturday night at Stratford.

In the girls’ game, Morgan Fox scored seven points and Chelsey Brown added six points, six rebounds and two steals to lead the Davis Lady Wolves to a 31-27 victory over the Stratford Lady Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs (3-5) led from start to finish, jumping out to a 10-1 lead in the first quarter as Qualls hit a trey and added a bucket for a 10-3 lead after one. If there was any doubt about the outcome, Stratford squashed those with a 13-2 run to open the second quarter and led 23-5. Qualls had eight points in the run for the Bulldogs. Stratford finished the quarter with a 24-6 advantage and led 34-9 at the break.

Stratford opened the second half with a 12-2 run to take a 46-11 lead with 5:20 left. Davis’ Kale Gayanich dropped in six points in the period. The Wolves trailed 65-21 in the fourth quarter before they put a small run together, scoring 10 straight, four apiece by Turner Fox and Gayanich.

The Wolves (0-4) hit only 13 of 51 shots while the Bulldogs were 22 of 69. Stratford out-rebounded the Wolves 56-43 and had 28 steals to just eight for Davis.

Gayanich finished with 16 points and 10 boards and Kale Lampkin added six points and eight rebounds to lead the Wolves.

Dakota Russell added eight points, five boards and five steals for the Bulldogs.

Davis 31, Stratford 27

Trailing 11-10 with 4:11 left in the second quarter, Davis (x-x) went on a 6-0 run for a 16-11 lead just before the half. They still led 16-13 at the break. Kaitlin Harrison hit a trey to open the third quarter, but Stratford scored four straight to get within 19-17. Davis would take a 21-18 lead into the fourth quarter, but couldn’t quite shake the Lady Bulldogs until Kayla Parks and Brown hit a pair of free throws apiece to give the Lady Wolves their biggest lead of the game at 31-23 with 53 seconds left. Stratford scored the final four points of the game for the final scoring.

Stratford led 7-5 after one quarter of play, but Davis scored five straight to take a 10-7 lead with 4:54 left in the second quarter. Courtney Evans answered for the Lady Bulldogs, scoring four straight to give Stratford a short-lived 11-10 lead, their last of the game.

Davis hit 12 of 31 from the field in the game while Stratford hit only 7 of 34 and committed 17 turnovers to just 13 for the Lady Wolves.

Harrison added four boards and five steals for Davis while Kourtney Harris grabbed a game-high 10 boards and four steals for Stratford.



By the numbers



GIRLS

Davis 31, Stratford 27

DAVIS ...................................5 11 5 10 — 31

STRATFORD .......................7 6 5 9 — 27

DAVIS: Morgan Fox 3-5, 1-2, 7, Chelsea Brown 2-9, 2-5, 6, Kayla Parks 1-2, 2-2, 4, Bonnie Warner 2-5, 0-1, 4, Alesia Warner 2-2, 0-2, 4, Kaitlin Harrison 1-6, 0-1, 3, Sara Foster 1-1, 1-2, 3. Totals: 12-31, 6-15, 31.

STRATFORD: Courtney Evans 2-8, 4-4, 8, Alyssa Eickenhorst 1-4, 6-9, 8, Kaylee Wegley 2-7, 0-0, 5, Becky Rindal 1-6, 1-4, 3, Kourtney Harris 1-7, 1-2, 3. Totals: 7-34, 12-20, 27.

Turnovers: Davis 13, Stratford 17.

Steals: Davis 9 (Harrison 5); Stratford 7 (Harris 4).

Rebounds: Davis 27 (Brown, Foster 6); Stratford 31 (Harris 10).

3-point goals: Davis 1-6 (Harrison 1-3); Stratford 1-9 (Wegley 1-4)

Fouled Out: None.



BOYS

Stratford 68, Davis 31

DAVIS ..................................3 6 10 12 — 31

STRATFORD .....................10 24 20 14 — 68

DAVIS: Kale Gayanich 7-18, 2-2, 16, Kale Lampkin 3-9, 0-1, 6, Turner Fox 2-6, 1-3, 5, Gage Busby 1-3, 0-0, 2, Ricky Beesley 0-4, 1-2, 1, Brandon Salter 0-3, 1-3, 1. Totals: 13-51, 5-11, 31.

STRATFORD: Dalen Qualls 9-19, 12-16, 31, Dakota Russell 3-9, 2-2, 8, Matthew Knight 2-7, 0-2, 5, Nick Gibson 1-3, 2-2, 5, Tony Ratto 1-4, 1-2, 4, Ryan Gaines 1-1, 1-2, 3, Adam Vanlandingham 1-6, 0-0, 2, Michael Jolley 0-1, 2-2, 2, Joe Underwood 1-2, 0-0, 2, Chase Chamberlain 1-1, 0-3, 2, Tommy Lawson 1-7, 0-0, 2, Clay Rindall 1-3, 0-0, 2. Totals: 22-69, 20-31, 68.

Turnovers: Davis 35, Stratford 20.

Steals: Davis 8 (Gillihan 3); Stratford 28 (Qualls 7).

Rebounds: Davis 43 (Gayanich 10); Stratford 56 (Qualls 13).

3-point goals: Davis 0-2; Stratford 4-20 (Qualls 1-4, Ratto 1-2, Knight 1-2, Gibson 1-2)

Fouled Out: None

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