SAVANNA — The Savanna Bulldogs came up just inches short in their bid for their second district win at home Friday night against the Heavner Wolves.The Wolves got on the scoreboard first with a 5-yard run by senior running back Tres Phipps in the first quarter. The touchdown run came after a 45-yard run by Heavener running back Justin Warren. The first quarter ended with the visiting team holding a 6-0 advantage. A 35- yard touchdown run by senior tail back Ricky Vieau put the Bulldogs on the board in the second quarter. A two point conversion run by senior quarterback Grant Jordan gave the Bulldogs a 8-6 lead going into half time.

A 5-yard touchdown run by the Wolves Warren gave them a 12-8 advantage going into the fourth quarter. The Savanna Bulldogs have played strong in the fourth quarter all year and it appeared that they would pull off the victory moving the ball at will. They were inside the 10 yardline of the Wolves twice late in the fourth quarter but just could not put the ball in the end zone. Their final drive ended with just over a minute left inside the 1 yardline of Heavner. The game ended with the Wolves taking home a 12-8 victory.

The Bulldogs look to bounce back Thursday against Wilburton at Savanna. Game time is 7:30.

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