By JEREMIAH WILSON
Leader & Times
HOOKER, Okla.—A defensive standoff took place in Hooker Friday night, when the visiting Oklahoma Bible Trojans took on the Bulldogs.
Both teams struggled to find it’s way to the endzone, and in the end it was the Trojans who came away with the win, 6-0.
Early on, Hooker controlled both the clock and the football.
After stopping Oklahoma Bible on the opening drive, the Bulldogs started at their own 20. The successfully moved the ball down the field, picking up four first downs, and taking over four-and-a-half minutes off the clock.
But when faced with a fourth-and five at the Trojan 26, the Bulldogs were stopped dead in their tracks.
Both teams were equally impressive on the defensive side of the ball, but the Trojans eventually broke loose and found the endzone with 15 seconds remaining in the first half to take a 6-0 lead.
The defensive struggle continued the rest of the game, as neither team managed to get on the scoreboard again..
Sophomore Jaden Valles had 3 sacks on the night, while junior Brandon Gomez and senior Alex Juarez combined for a sack for Hooker.
Valles was equally impressive on the offensive side of the ball, catching seven passes for 84 yards.
Sophomore quarterback Dayton Metcalf finished the game with 145 yards passing, while senior running back Taylor McBee had 45 yards rushing on 13 carries.
Following the loss, the Bulldogs have a 2-6 record overall, and are 2-4 in district play.