Bulldogs keep The Pick!!!!By Bruce Whetten
The Douglas Bulldogs snapped an eight game losing streak Friday night at Douglas High School beating their rivals, the Bisbee Pumas 31-14 in the 142nd meeting between the two schools.
The win allows the Bulldogs to keep The Pick for a second straight year.
Friday’s game was scoreless until early in the second quarter when Grant Watkins scored the first of his three touchdowns this on a one-yard run.
Bisbee came back on its ensuing possession and scored but failed on the two-point conversion trailing 7-6 at the half.
In the third quarter Bulldog quarterback Blaze Rose converted a fourth and 10 from the 27 into points hitting Watkins in the end zone for a score increasing the Bulldogs lead to 14-6.
Bisbee came back on its ensuing possession and scored and this time converted the conversion tying the game at 14-14.
Watkins gave the lead back to Douglas five seconds into the fourth scoring from 11-yards out.
Nick Ortega’s 66-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown increased Douglas’ lead to 28-14.
Rose’s 29-yard field goal with 2:16 remaining gave the Bulldogs a 31-14 lead.
Douglas, 1-8, closes out the regular season next Friday at Cienega.