In a case of one and done, the Bowman County girls basketball team ended its season Monday with a 44-34 loss to a Dickinson Trinity team they had dominated just two weeks earlier.
The Lady Bulldogs had beaten the Titans in Bowman Feb. 11 by a 51-24 margin on its way to a fourth place finish in the Region 7 with an 8-3 record. The team ended the season with a 12-10 record for the season.
In Monday’s quarterfinal game against the Titans, Bowman County took an early lead, finished the first quarter with an 8-4 advantage.
But the Titans came back to tie the game at 19-19 by halftime.
In a low-scoring third quarter, the Titans scored eight points to edge ahead by a 27-24 margin going into the final quarter.
In the final minutes, the Titans pulled away for the upset win by having a 17-10 scoring edge.
Bowman County’s Jill Svihovec was the only Bulldog in double figure scoring, finishing with 16 points.
Ellie Powell scored eight points, while Alexius Miller finished with six and Amy Jeffers had three. Abby Smyle had one point.
The Titans were led by Abby Kubas who scored 15 points, while Kali Kubas put in 11 points. Hope Fath scored nine and Kara Wanner had five. Amaya Miller and McKenna Ernst each scored two points each.
The Titans hit 15 of 20 at the free throw line, while the Bulldogs connected on 10 of 15 attempts.
Final Region 7 Standings
Beach 10-1 16-5
Hettinger-Scranton 9-2 16-6
Heart River 9-2 15-7
Bowman County 8-3 12-10
Dickinson Trinity 7-4 14-9
Beulah 6-5 15-8
New England 6-5 10-13
Glen Ullin/Hebron 4-7 11-12
Hazen 3-8 8-14
Mott-Regent 2-9 6-16
Killdeer 2-9 4-18
Richardton-Taylor 0-11 2-20