Bulldogs ready for district play after slow start to season

The Marlin Bulldogs football team went on the road to face the Groesbeck Goats on Sept. 9. They were defeated in a close battle 16-7. 

The Goats started the scoring in the first quarter with a 7-yard touchdown run for a 7-0 lead. Marlin tied it up at 7 with a 26-yard touchdown run by Ty’Raun Bell, and that would be all the scoring for the first half. 

The second half was a defensive battle, but the Goats came through with a safety in the third quarter and a 35-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to seal the 16-7 win. 

With the loss the Bulldogs move to 0-3 on the season. The are off this week and will begin district play against the Bosqueville Bulldogs on Friday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Bosqueville.

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