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August 23, 2019
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Wilson Defeats Upset-Minded Lower Dauphin

Wilson vs Lower Dauphin
Looking for redemption after Lower Dauphin’s win over Wilson in District 3-AAAA football last fall, the No. 1 seed Bulldogs faced a No. 17 seed Lower Dauphin tonight in the District 3-AAAA playoffs. With impeccable offensive and defensive handling, Wilson defeated Lower Dauphin tonight, 49-39.

As both teams looked for an early lead, the first quarter of play was slow. Wilson topped the Falcons with a 5-2 lead after 1.

wilson_sidelineLead by Wilson’s Travaun Coad and Sam Smith, the Bulldogs took a decisive lead in the 2nd quarter. Coad made a statement with a late 2nd quarter dunk, forcing Lower Dauphin into a timeout. #Wilson supporters rallied behind Coad’s slam, taking the Bulldogs into a 21-13 lead at the half.

However, Lower Dauphin would outscore Wilson the third quarter, offering up 12 points over Wilson’s 7. Wilson held off the Lower Dauphin surge with a 28-25 lead in the third.

Jaylin Calloway’s early three-pointer allowed for a Wilson retaliation in the fourth quarter. Wilson’s 10 unanswered points brought the Bulldogs to a 49-39 win over Lower Dauphin. Coad and Smith lead Wilson with 16 points each on the night.

With tonight’s win, Wilson looks to take on No. 8 William Penn during District 3-AAAA play at the Giant Center, 1:00PM Saturday.
Wilson's Win Over

About Tyler Naples

Tyler received a B.A. in Professional Writing/Environmental Science: Geography from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania in December 2013. Among writing, Tyler is an avid outdoors enthusiast and has completed backpacking trips in Death Valley, Yosemite and Sequoia. Tyler actively supports the Philadelphia Union.