Your HMB Lady Cougars opened conference play with a 63-26 win over the visiting Oceana Sharks. Using their energetic and aggressive defense, the Lady Cougars jumped out to a 17-5 first quarter lead and followed it up with a 20-3 second quarter. Going into half time with a 37-8 lead.
The third quarter was a battle as Oceana took the quarter 15-12. Regrouping for the final eight minutes, your Lady Cougars took charge once again winning the fourth 14-3.
The game was a much needed start to the tough PAL North Conference in which the next two conference games are against South San Francisco HS tomorrow who is favored to win league and Westmoor HS on Saturday who has the pieces to finish first or second in league.
Seniors Mailie Bowers and Abby Urban continued their solid play as your young Lady Cougars put together another impressive defensive performance.