You know your young HMB Lady Cougars are moving in the right direction. On Saturday, they got over the hump in winning a close & intense game verses Westmoor. Tonight, they over came a slow defensive start which saw them score 1 basket in the second quarter.
During halftime, your young Lady Cougars regrouped and brought the energy, enthusiasm, and confidence to the defensive side of the game which resulted in a 17-8 third quarter run. From there, they moved on to beat El Camino 41-28 with everyone getting league game experience.
Seniors Abby Urban & Mailie Bowers continued solid, consistent play scoring 8 and 9 points respectively. Freshman Abby Urban added 15 points and sophomore Maya Rippberger contributed 2 points while running the point. Juniors Bella Dioli and Fernanda Hernandez dropped 5 and 2 points respectively.
Next up for your Lady Cougars is a Friday Night road game at Terra Nova HS. This will be a battle for the coastside, an opportunity to get in a good position to compete for a PAL North Championship, and another intense Rivalry Game.