HOWE — Following their win against Muenster (9-4) on Nov. 28, the Howe varsity basketball girls took home another win during Tuesday’s home non-conference game against Princeton. The Dec. 5 game had a final score of 44-40.
The Lady Bulldogs would be put through a nail-biting test in their non-conference home game against the Lady Panthers, coming down to a fourth quarter differential of only two baskets to seal the narrow Lady Bulldog victory.
Howe got some high caliber, high intensity play out of one of their senior leaders with senior Peyton Streetman scoring 15 points for her team. Streetman was aggressive on the court, forcing eight foul calls on Princeton. There were 37 fouls called during the game in total.
Howe’s Calley Vick and Ally Harvey also put together impressive nights, scoring eight and seven points, respectively.
The Lady Bulldogs got off to a sluggish start in the fist quarter, only scoring three total points of offense on a Jenna Honore, 3-pointer. Howe would get back in the race however with a 12 point surge in the second, putting the Lady Bulldogs right back in the game at 17-15 going into the half.
Coming out for the second half of play, the Lady Bulldogs were hungry for the win. They dominated the game through the second half, taking their lead in the third and keeping it a Howe lead until the final buzzer.
The Lady Bulldogs move on with hopes of a district win in an away match-up against the Leonard Lady Tigers (11-2) on Friday, Dec. 8.Tip off starts at 5 p.m.
The last December game of the season for the Howe girls is set to take place the following week on Friday, Dec. 15, as the Lady Dogs hit the road to take on Lone Oak (6-6) before play takes a brief holiday hiatus before resuming on Jan. 2.