Bowman County will be closing out its regional season tonight in Hazen when they take on the Lady Bison.
The result could mean the difference between foes when hosting a first-round district playoff game.
As of Monday (Feb. 10), the Bulldogs were in a tie for fourth and heading into a showdown with Dickinson Trinity, the team they were tied with, at home in Solberg gym. Both teams went into the showdown with identical 5-3 regional records.
But it wasn't even close Tuesday as the Bulldogs ran away with a 51-24 victory over the Titans.
The romp started early with the Bulldogs taking an 18-9 first quarter lead and continued to take a 28-15 halftime lead.
The Bulldogs kept pulling away in the third quarter, building up a 42-20 lead going into the final eight minutes.
Freshman Ellie Powell led all scorers with 13 points for the Bulldogs, while three players (Alexius Miller, Andrea Rodakowski and Abby Smyle) each finished with nine points. Jill Svihovec had five points, while Bailey Peterson had four and Madeline Stafford finished with two points.
The visiting Titans were led by Abbey Kubas, who scored 12 points. Kali Kubas had five points, while Hope Faith had three.
The Bulldogs had entered Tuesday's contest with two straight losses.
Heart River handed the Bulldogs a 50-39 loss (Feb. 6) and then the Bulldogs lost a 42-36 decision at Shiloh Christian on Saturday.
Beach and Heart River entered Tuesday's games with identical 8-1 records, while Hettinger-Scranton was third with an 8-2 mark. The two Region 7 leaders will meet Friday at Beach to decide the top seed in the district tournament.